Non Clinical - Undergraduate Manager

  • Department Medical Education
  • Salary £38,890.00 – £44,503 per annum
  • Closing Date 21/06/2021
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-SUM-388
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Secondment: 6 months (to run 01/10/21 to 31/03/22)
  • Hours 15 hours per week (Thursday and Friday each week)

***INTERNAL - SaTH employees only***


Job overview:

We have a rare opportunity for an exceptional candidate to undertake a 6-month part-time secondment to the position of Undergraduate Medical School Manager. Our current manager is starting a phased retirement and we are able to offer 15 hours (to be worked over 2 days) at a band 7 in a job-share.  The post is suitable for someone with previous medical education/higher education experience. 

Main duties of the job:

The post holder will co-manage, in close liaison with the clinical skills manager, 6-7 staff members across both hospitals including the teaching fellows. This role includes membership of the Liaison Group in partnership with Keele Senior management, and is pivotal to the arrangements for quality assurance visits, GMC quality assurance reviews and annual self-assessment report. In addition there are financial management responsibilities. 

You will have excellent administrative and organisational skills and be a good people manager. You should be able to demonstrate working in difficult circumstances and will have a responsibility for overseeing student welfare on placement in Shropshire.

This role will include delivering the final practical examinations for 4th and 5th year students in conjunction with Keele Medical School.  The successful candidate will start from 1st October 2021 at the beginning of the academic year 2021-22 with interviews being held on Thursday 1st July 2021.

Working for our organisation:

SaTH are responsible for supporting the placement of approximately 120 Keele University medical students in our hospitals and across Shropshire as they complete their final 2 years of training prior to graduation. This involves the administration and timetabling  for teaching programmes with around 60+ consultant tutors,  the provision of suitable educational facilities including clinical teaching rooms and ensuring completion of mandatory course work.  The success of the Medical School at Keele is resulting in an expansion over the next 3 years of numbers of students in line with national developments increasing the overall numbers of future doctors.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities:

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

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If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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