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Placements Co-ordinator

PSS Placement Support Team

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £21,414 to £23,334 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 January 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 21 February 2019
Reference:  EHA1330-0119

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively and work without direct supervision. Experience in the use of databases, word processing and spreadsheets is essential, as is the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy. Your ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels will ensure that you quickly establish yourself as a key member of our friendly and supportive team.

About the Role 

Working within the highly skilled and proactive Placements Support Unit, you will work closely with academic staff in tracking new and existing placements suitable for programmes within the Applied Health and Social Care area.  You will be responsible for the co-ordination and review of all administrative processes, which will include identifying and recording student placements to be considered for approval in addition to placement allocations, administration of audits and recording of mentors/employers information.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with Impact’ or ‘Preparing for Your Future’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:
Ros Polden, PSU Development Officer at or Lindy Jones, Practice Learning Manager at 

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