Placement Coordinator

University of Reading - Careers Centre

Start date: As Soon as Possible
Interview date: TBC
Post type: Maternity cover fixed term until January 2018
Hours: 36.00 (x1.0 FTE)

Based within the School of Psychology focusing on placement coordination for Clinical Language science students, the placement coordinator plays a pivotal role in managing all of the administration and coordination associated with the mandatory student placements based within NHS trusts.

The placement coordinator role will include a wide range of duties involving the day to day organisation, facilitation and administration of student placements. This will include the responsibility for organising placement preparation and training activities, delivering pre, during and post placement support, monitoring and reviewing placement uptake and ensuring the quality assurance of all placement activity within your designated areas.

Reporting to the Placements and Development Manager within the Careers Centre and working alongside other key stakeholders, including the Business Development Account Managers, Careers Consultants and placement providers, you will also work closely with academic colleagues responsible for placement programs and modules within your designated schools and departments.

We are looking for candidates with:
- Excellent administrative and IT skills
- Strong organisation and prioritisation skills
- Ability to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders inclusive of students, academic staff and external placement providers
- Excellent team working skills

Informal contact details
Contact role: Placement and Development Manager
Contact name: Em Sowden
Contact phone: 0118 378 8354
Contact email: e.l.sowden@

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: PA to Director
Contact name: Erika Wong
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3788353
Contact email:
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To formally apply, please visit or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)
Please quote the relevant reference number. We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by the UK Border Agency and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Border Agency Website.

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