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Undergraduate Teaching Co-Ordinator

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year Per annum incl. HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The post holder will be the key administration contact for our Imperial College, Physician Associate and elective students.

Main duties of the job

Supporting undergraduate medical students (Years 1,2,3,5 and 6 of MBBS Course) by ensuring the teaching and welfare obligations to Imperial College London are administered to the highest level. The post holder will work closely with the Director of Clinical Studies to organise and administer the curriculum and help foster an atmosphere that is conducive to learning. The post holder is expected to work closely with their colleagues in the Undergraduate Team at the Chelsea site to ensure that processes are aligned and support is available when required.

About us

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, and a number of clinics across London and the South-East.

We have nearly 7,000 members of staff that are PROUD to Care for nearly one million people.

Both hospitals provide full clinical services, including full maternity, emergency and children's, in addition to a range of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

We're one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We're also one of the top trusts to work for - our staff says they're engaged, motivated, and would recommend us as a place to work and receive treatment.

Our Trust has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as 'Good' in all five of the main domains of safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, giving an us overall rating of 'Good'. We've also been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating for 'use of resources' by an NHS Improvement inspection.

Our facilities are some of the best in the country. We have been investing significant Capital year on year in our estate.

We have recently completed a �30m expansion of our adult and neonatal critical care facilities at Chelsea and Westminster and are planning an ambitious �60m development of an Ambulatory Diagnostics Centre at West Middlesex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description provided with this advert for the full list of responsibilities.
  • Line management of the Undergraduate Assistant.
  • Co-ordinate the Imperial College London (ICL) teaching programmes and clinical attachments for medical students. The programmes and clinical attachments are of varying length and start and end at various times throughout the year.
  • To fulfil the Trusts contractual and welfare obligations to ICL in the delivery of the clinical curriculum for medical students.
  • The post holder is expected to undertake both the medium and long term planning of student teaching for the new academic year.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Degree or evidence of continuous personal or professional development


  • Experience in counselling, provision of pastoral care or a similar support role



  • Previous experience in the field of education
  • Previous experience in a role that carries responsibility


  • Providing pastoral care

Skills and Knowledge


  • Excellent IT (MS Office), communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential issues with tact and discretion
  • Excellent planning and organisational ability

Personal Qualities


  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail
  • Team player, willing to assist and support colleagues

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