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Administrative Assistant, Placements Team

Student & Education Services

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £20,400 to £21,630
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 05 December 2022
Reference:  2011822AJ-R

Student and Education Services is looking to recruit an Administrative Assistant to join its team supporting Student Placements in the Faculty of Medicine.  

The Placements Team provides administrative support for all aspects of clinical placement activity across Medicine programmes.  Major elements of the post include timetabling of student placements, processing student travel claims and payments to placement providers, collating student grades, resolving queries from students and academic staff and liaising with staff in NHS Trusts and General Practices. You will work closely with members of the team and colleagues across the University to ensure effective and professional support for all aspects of placement activity.  

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody who would like to learn about administration in an education context. You will be an excellent team player, well organised and adaptable. Excellent communication, organisation and inter-personal skills are required as is a commitment to providing excellent customer service.  

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact Carol Saunders, Placements Team Leader,

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Samantha Stubbs (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email Please quote reference 2011822AJ-R on all correspondence.

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