Policy Officer (UUK00518)

The Council of Deans of Health is the representative voice of the UK university health faculties engaged in education and research for nursing, midwifery and the allied health professions. At any one time, our members are educating more than 100,000 future health professionals, as well as supporting existing staff in their professional development and carrying out research into some of health and social care’s most pressing problems.

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Council’s policy team as a Policy Officer. This role is ideal for someone looking to develop a career in health or higher education policy as our policy officer will gain experience in writing and analysis, event and meeting support and public affairs.

The role will include policy work on a wide range of health professional education and research issues, as well as event organisation, data work and membership liaison.

The office is based in Central London and the role comes with generous terms and conditions, including 27 days annual leave. 

Closing Date: 12 Feb 2018
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Policy Officer (HEW00618)

Policy Officer, Wales, 0.8 WTE (4 days a week or 5 shorter days)

Working in Cardiff, the post holder will be the main member of staff for the Council of Deans of Health Wales, working closely with Welsh members and with colleagues based in our London office.

As our only member of staff in Wales, we are looking for a confident Policy Officer with initiative, energy and great interpersonal skills. The post holder will lead the Council’s work in Wales including stakeholder engagement, member liaison and meeting organisation as well as policy work across a range of health professional education and research issues.

Our policy officer in Wales is required to travel to the Council of Deans of Health’s headquarters based in London on a monthly basis, including an overnight stay.

The role comes with generous terms and conditions, including 27 days annual leave (pro-rata).  

Closing Date: 19 Feb 2018
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Policy Researcher (UUK00418)

The Policy Group within Universities UK is looking for a Policy Researcher with strong research and analytic skills, very good communication and writing skills. They will have a strong interest in public policy. The post holder will work with the Director of Policy and other colleagues in a high performing and influential directorate, on agreed policy programmes and projects.

Among other duties, the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out original policy research and analysis to inform policy development as well as analysing and advising on the implications of higher education policies developed in other quarters. The post holder will be able to analyse complex information and plan and implement policy research and development as well as present complex issues in a simple and straightforward manner.

The Policy Group

The Policy Group within Universities UK (UUK) is responsible for developing and delivering a programme of policy and research activities which shapes the environment for higher education in the UK. The group carries out research and analysis to strengthen the evidence base for policy making and to provide advice and make informed contributions to critical issues. The group develops policy options which support the strength and health of the UK HE sector and is responsible for developing and delivering major programmes of change within higher education.

Closing Date: 14 Feb 2018
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Business Support Coordinator (UUK00218)

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Council Deans of Health as Business Support Coordinator reporting to the Head of Membership and Communications on a permanent basis working 0.8 FTE (4 days per week).

You will be joining a small, busy team in a role that covers finance, office management and PA support. The post holder will work across the Council's staff team to deliver PA support to the Executive Director and efficient administration of both our finances and the day-to-day running of the office.

Closing Date: 16 Feb 2018
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Care Worker

Lady with complex needs in Churchtown requires a female carer for a few hours a week.Must be flexible,car driver a preference but not essential.To cover mornings,teas and bed calls ( upto 11.30pm ) Will work some weekend shifts.
NVQ or equivalent due to complexities.
Must be 18 and over please.
DBS will be required too.
Hours and rates discussed at interview.


Business Development and Marketing Manager

Position: Business Development and Marketing Manager
Employer: UK Speeder Education and Service Consultancy
Salary:Salary from 25,000 with bonus dependant on performance
Type: Full Time
Closes:10 November 2016

Duties include:
Giving presentations in Mandarin to prospective students and educational establishments in China;
Communicating with students and educational establishments in China and in the UK by e mail and telephone and also via Chinese software BBS;
Developing strategies to expand the business and identify new referral sources in China; and
Updating the website, designing company leaflets and other marketing and advertising information required;
Developing language and cultural programmes for Chinese students in the UK and also cultural exchanges for UK students.

Business Development and Marketing Manager required to expand UK education consultancy business.
Post requires frequent travel to China to meet with prospective students and educational establishments in order to recruit students to study in the UK.
An ability to speak a write Mandarin fluently is vital as is a very competent level of spoken and written English as post requires ability to meet and communicate with prospective students and educational establishments in China and the UK.
Candidate will require a high level of customer service particularly the ability to deal with varied clients, from prospective students and their parents to large educational establishments.
Candidate will require an ability to work unsupervised and take initiative to develop the business.
A relevant business qualification at degree level is required. The candidate must have resided in the UK for a minimum period of 12 months in order to be able to have knowledge of the student experience in the UK which is necessary in order to present this to customers in China.
Experience in a similar role is not necessary as full training will be provided.
Post is based in Newcastle upon Tyne but will require frequent travel to China.

Contact Email: recruitment@speeder.org.uk

Health and Safety Adviser (Construction)

University of Southampton

University of Southampton – Health & Safety

Location: Southampton
Salary: £37,075 to £46,924 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 7th October 2016
Closes: 2nd November 2016
Job Ref: 788516BH
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Location:  Highfield Campus

As one of the UK’s top 10 research institutions, the University of Southampton is a research-led community with over 24,000 students and near 6000 staff.

Health and Safety is at the heart of everything we do. As the Construction Adviser, you will drive the University construction related health and safety standards ensuring engagement of all stakeholders in capital and maintenance projects.

You will be an experienced chartered Health and Safety Professional with a construction background that has comprehensive knowledge and experience in the implementation of the CDM Regulations 2015. You will have worked within a large complex organisation and developed and successfully delivered a comprehensive construction health, safety and wellbeing programme to support the organisation.

With responsibility for embedding strong structured construction policies and procedures, you will have experience in raising awareness of construction related risks and provide a training programme to enable compliance particularly with the CDM regulations 2015.

You will have good communication and organisational skills that can achieve active engagement with Health and Safety issues in all University work environments.

This role will require a Standard DBS check.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Suzanne Stone (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. 

Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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Research Associate in Lipopolysaccharide Transport Membrane Proteins

University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia – Norwich Medical School

Location: Norwich
Salary: £25,298 to £31,076 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 7th October 2016
Closes: 4th November 2016
Job Ref: RA1340

This full time post is available immediately for one year for a Research Associate to work on an exciting project on structural and functional studies on lipopolysaccharide transport systems.   

You will be highly-motivated and ambitious with a PhD (or equivalent level of qualification/experience) in structural biology, membrane proteins, genetics or microbiology and with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Experience in gene cloning, membrane protein expression and membrane protein complex crystallography will also be an advantage.

Closing date: 12 noon on 4 November 2016


The Norwich Medical School is a Silver Athena Swan award holder.

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Hospitality Assistant

The Role

You will ensure the provision of a high quality catering / hospitality service, serving hot and cold meals, beverages and snacks at our locations, adhering to portion control and presentation standards.

This is a fixed term, part time position.

The Person

As Hospitality Assistant you will:

  • Develop and maintain a constant and pro-active approach to customer care. Serve hot and cold meals, beverages and snacks at catering/hospitality locations, adhering to portion control and presentation standards.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all areas in which hospitality services are provided and ensure the cleanliness of all equipment and utensils.
  • Assist with the preparation of hospitality venues or dining rooms for service; stocking of glassware, crockery, cutlery, condiments and disposable ware. Be flexible in approach to work/working hours.

The Department

Kent Hospitality provides housekeeping, catering, bar and reception services and has a sales turnover in excess of £40m. We manage student accommodation throughout the University’s Canterbury and Medway campuses for over 6,500 students and in vacation periods operate a thriving conference and events business. Plans foradditional facilities at the Canterbury and Medway campuses over the next couple of years will generate further growth for the department.

Having been continuously recognised as an Investors in People (IiP) organisation since 1999, Kent Hospitality was awarded IiP Gold status in March 2010 and March 2013. Following reassessment in April 2016, the department has been reaccredited with IiP Gold status.

Other achievements include winning the category ‘Best University Accommodation for Groups’ for nine consecutive years at the Group Travel Awards (most recently in June 2016); our campus accommodation being awarded a three-five star rating by VisitEngland and our catering team being joint winner of the award for Best Catering Service at the 2013 CUBO Awards.

Such success has only been possible with the commitment of each of our 300 full and part-time employees, all of whom are committed to delivering the best possible customer service with passion, pride and professionalism. Kent Hospitality’s staff are our greatest asset and the department offers a comprehensive programme of training and development to ensure that each individual’s personal goals and ambitions can be realised.

The senior management team comprises the Head Housekeeper, Business Accountant, Head of Trading, Accommodation Manager, Human Resources Manager, Communications and Marketing Manager and Head of Residences and Conference Services, all of whom report to the Director of Commercial Services.

Website: www.kent.ac.uk/hospitality

Further Information

Interviews are to be held: tbc

Please click on the apply button below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department).

How to apply – for this type of position you will be required to complete the online application process. Please note we do not accept CVs for this post.

If you require further information regarding the post or application process please contact hospitalityhr@kent.ac.uk.

Please note applications must be made via the University website – details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Salary Lecturer £32,959 – £39,324 per annum Senior Lecturer £40,523 – £48,327 per annum

Inspired by the idea of working in a school that aspires to develop an imaginative brand of management education and practice? 

Join us as we embark on an exciting new phase of our development.

At the University of Bedfordshire Business School we are entering into an extraordinary period of development across a range of subject areas and departments. 

We offer undergraduate, professional and postgraduate programmes to over 5000 students across our three campuses in Luton, Bedford and Milton Keynes.  In addition we have over 1500 students studying on our programmes overseas. We have experienced significant growth in our part time and corporate based activities and aim to further enhance our reputation in our very successful international activity.

Department of Law and Finance

The Department has ambitious plans in place for the future development of the academic provision within our Faculty and are looking to enhance the student experience of our students in areas which lead to enhanced employability.

To support our ambitions we are seeking to make an appointment to our lecturing team as a lecturer or senior lecturer to work within our department on a full time basis. The post holder will be able to cover a range of Human Resource Management topics and more general topics related to the human resource subject area. The post holder will be expected to deliver at undergraduate and postgraduate level across our two main campuses in Luton and Bedford plus the University Centre Milton Keynes and our UK and international partners.

We are seeking applicants with excellent academic qualifications and research experience (or potential depending on grade). Applicants should be active researchers and are expected to have completed a PhD in an appropriate subject area although account is taken of relevant professional standing. Successful applicants are expected to engage actively with the teaching, research, enterprise and employer engagement work of the department.

Interviews will take place on the 1 December 2016

For a full job description and person specification please click here

Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, the University of Bedfordshire can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants who hold a current Tier 1 or Tier 2 (in country) visa and their status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

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