Administration Assistant

University of Plymouth
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:£19,578 to £21,197
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£19,578 to £21,197 per annum - Grade 2

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Permanent, Full-time

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Professional/Support Services
Administration Assistant


The School of Nursing and Midwifery (SNAM) within the Faculty of Health delivers training across multiple sites in Cornwall, Exeter and Plymouth. The School is currently seeking to appoint a proactive and enthusiastic Administration Assistant to provide cross site placement and programme administrative support. The post will be located in Plymouth although travel to other sites may be required.

Under the direction of the Senior Administrators and Programme Administrators and as a member of the team, you will contribute to the provision of a student focused, integrated delivery of cost effective and efficient programme and practice placement administrative support service.

The tasks will include front line contact with students and responding to their queries, processing student travel claims and timesheets. Working alongside Programme Administrators, you will assist in maintaining student records, monitoring attendance at mandatory sessions, updating programme documentation and supporting the allocation of practice placements using a variety of IT packages. In addition, minute taking at Subject Assessment Panels and Award Boards, Student Representative meetings and Programme Committees. The post requires a flexible attitude in an ever changing environment with good team working, organisational skills, IT and keyboard skills, the ability to identify and seek resolutions to problems, and able to work within tight deadlines. Good communication skills are essential. Experience in a student related environment is preferred.

For an informal discussion please contact Kimberley Leasure [email protected] or Rachael McCallion [email protected] via email.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 20th February 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37 hours a week.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

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