Placement Development Officer

University of Bradford - Faculty of Health Studies Nursing

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The University of Bradford is an ambitious world-leading technology university with an exciting portfolio of nursing and healthcare leadership provision. The School of Nursing and School of Service Development and Improvement have developed a strong portfolio of education provision at pre and post registration, undergraduate and postgraduate levels for nurses, healthcare professionals and related healthcare workers. The School of Nursing was rated first for NHS placements by the National Student Survey in 2016.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative individual to join a proactive Practice Education Support Team in the School of Nursing to contribute to the continued excellence of practice placement experience for students. The main purpose of the role is to contribute to the provision of quality clinical learning that is relevant to undergraduate and continuing education programmes. You will work closely with local healthcare providers building close working relationships to support continued placement provision as well as supporting students and mentors in practice.

You will have opportunity to contribute to research endeavours related to the portfolio of activities across the Faculty which include; equality and diversity, living with dementia, management, quality and safety, end of life care, health inequalities and digital health. Applications are invited from candidates keen to provide student support and education in clinical practice. You will demonstrate enthusiasm for your speciality and a willingness to be innovative and creative while making use of development opportunities to improve self and the Schools.

Due to the sensitive nature of this post, applicants will be required to disclose details of any criminal record including convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings and any other information, which may have a bearing on their suitability for the post. The University of Bradford is an equal opportunities employer and disclosure need not necessarily be a bar to obtaining the position.

Informal enquiries prior to application may be made to Ruth Girdham, Head of Division of Nursing on 01274 236349 or email

Correspondence regarding your application for this role including invitations to interview will be sent via email. Please check your Spam/Junk email folder in case these have been delivered there instead of your inbox.

The University of Bradford strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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