Nursing Placement Officer

Opening Date:
25 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
25 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

We are looking for a Placement Officer to join our growing Nursing team within the Department of Life Sciences. We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates to provide comprehensive coordination and support for placements on relevant programmes. The role will principally support the field of Nursing but also contribute to other programmes and support across the department.

Responsibilities will include the development, planning, administration, management and allocation of placements. The role will proactively focus on organising placements across professionally accredited programmes ensuring good practices are disseminated and implemented and ensuring audits and service level agreements are up to date. The post holder will also support the organisation of a CPD offer related to nurse education. The post holder will provide guidance and advice to students in a number of ways, whilst liaising with academic colleagues (both in the department and with the central University placements service) and external stakeholders to create relevant and high quality placement opportunities.

At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life.

We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, with a proud history in higher education stretching back more than 175 years. Our values come from this rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions. Our graduates today have excellent employment prospects, and are part of a thriving global community of Roehampton alumni.

We provide an engaging portfolio of courses across the creative arts, social sciences, law, humanities, literature, education, business, and human and life sciences, including nursing. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives.

We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of southwest London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for see where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.

Alternatively, you can email the Director of Nurse Education, Paul Newcombe on

The closing date for completed applications is: 25 April 2021

It is expected that interviews will be held on: 5 May 2021

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.