Simulated Patient Coordinator (Part Time)

University of Cambridge - Office of the School of Clinical Medicine

Applications are invited for the post of Simulated Patients Coordinator within the Education Division team based in the School of Clinical Medicine on the Addenbrooke's Hospital site. This is a varied and interesting post that requires the successful candidate to be flexible as well as a committed member of a friendly and well-organised team. The post supports the administration of the Clinical Communication Skills team with all aspects of the delivery of its programme.

The Simulated Patients (SP) Coordinator is a key role within the CCS Department, providing administrative and training support to the Clinical Communication Tutor & Senior Simulated Patients Coordinator (0.6WTE) already in place. The Department is primarily concerned with training and providing roleplayers (aka 'simulated patients') to roleplay patients/relatives/other healthcare professionals for the following clinical courses.

The post holder will work closely with simulated patients, senior academics, clinical and administrative staff throughout the Clinical School.

Qualifications and Experience to include:

  • Educated to GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics
  • High standard of IT skills including word-processing (minimum RSA III or equivalent), E-mail, database, spreadsheet experience (Microsoft Office preferred)
  • The ability to acquire skills for non-standard software applications such as 'CamSIS'
  • Web-authoring skills and experience
  • Accurate, well organized, have good communication skills and the ability to work under own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Previous experience of working within an office environment

University staff based on the Addenbrooke's Hospital site have access to a range of on-site facilities including a shopping concourse, swimming pool, sports and social club and food mall; car parking is available.

Enquiries should be directed to Jean-Baptiste Fourcade; jbf33@medschl.cam.ac.uk

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/15016. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is the 6th October 2017 with interviews likely to take place on 16th October 2017.

Please quote reference RA13342 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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