Whittington Undergraduate Centre and Clinical Placements Manager

UCL Medical School

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 23rd Nov 2021
  • Salary: £36,770 - £44,388 per annum
  • REF: 1880519
  • Closes: 07th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder helps lead the Whittington Hospitals Undergraduate (UG) Medical Education Team and is part of the UCL Medical School (UCLMS) MBBS Management Team. These jointly manage the delivery and quality assurance of the undergraduate medicine degree programme.

The post holder is based at the Whittington Hospital, one of several sites for the MBBS programme, where a wide range of clinical placements are delivered (incorporating ward-based teaching, teaching clinics, clinical skills, simulation, examinations and other forms of learning in the clinical setting).

The post holder will be responsible for the administration and timetabling of local teaching and assessment activities for part of a clinical module and will manage the UG Centre and student services at the Whittington Hospital and their interface with the NHS Trust. They will manage a small team responsible for clinical placements, and provide administrative support for the Director of UG Medical Education.

This post is available from 01 January 2022 and is funded until 16 September 2022 in the first instance. We welcome applications from current UCL employees on a secondment basis.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have experience in a professional services role, preferably in a Medical School or other academic environment and will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively, motivate a team and promote good relationships. They will be innovative and problem-solving, with critical thinking skills and the ability to adapt and accommodate change. Demonstrable organisational skills including the ability to identify service requirements and design administrative systems appropriate to a student-centered environment is essential.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

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For further information, please contact Sunantha Kandasamy (s.kandasamy@ucl.ac.uk).

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date

7 Dec 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

16 Dec 2021

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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