Applications are invited for a part-time (0.5 FTE) Clinical Placements Co-ordinator based in the Department of Pharmacy & Forensic Science. This post will lead on all aspects relating to establishing, arranging and the quality assurance of clinical experiences to meet the educational requirements for the Master of Pharmacy programme and the accreditation standards as set out by the General Pharmaceutical Council (the regulator). Whilst the post will be primarily based in the Franklin-Wilkins Building at the Waterloo Campus, the post-holder will be required to visit a range of hospital, primary care and other locations which house KCL pharmacy students. In addition, the post holder will participate in the teaching, assessment and personal tutoring of MPharm students.
The Clinical Placement Coordinator will be responsible for negotiating, arranging and the quality assurance of clinical experiences, across all sectors, which meet the educational requirements for Master of Pharmacy students. The Coordinator is responsible for complex communication and problem solving to maintain positive working relationships with a variety of contacts inside and outside the College. The Coordinator operates from a solid understanding of pharmacy education and practice, combined with knowledge of the organisational environments where pharmacists practice.
S/he should have a degree in Pharmacy and a sound knowledge of pharmacy practice, ideally across both community and hospital settings. In addition, the successful candidate should have a sound understanding and/or experience of the requirements associated with the delivery of academic programmes, especially those regulated by the GPhC. The ability to work independently, lead a team and serve as a role model for work-based tutors and MPharm students are essential requirements for this post.
The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications, within the Grade 7 scale, currently £39,685 to £47,328 per annum pro rata, plus £2,323 London Allowance per annum pro rata.
For an informal discussion of the post please contact Professor Graham Davies on 020 7848 4049, or via email at email@example.com