Practice and Apprenticeship Support Officer (Healthcare Workforce Development & Apprenticeship)

Opening Date:
13 Jul 2023
Closing Date:
28 Jul 2023
Salary Range:

University College Birmingham is looking for an experienced and driven Practice and Apprenticeship Support Officer to join our rapidly growing Department of Healthcare Workforce Development & Apprenticeships.

Over the past 2 and half years, the provision of Nursing apprenticeship programmes within the Department has grown significantly, as well as a very successful pre-registration Physiotherapy apprenticeship. We are now at a point where we have an ambitious plan to grow and diversify our provision further.

We now require a Practice and Apprenticeship Support Officer that is passionate about ensuring high-quality apprenticeship programmes with a knowledge of compliance within the funded learning sector and an understanding of regulatory frameworks.

This is an exciting time to join us at UCB and it will afford you the opportunity to work with a growing team, within a School committed to working inter professionally, as we well as developing new provision with outstanding teaching facilities.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Marina Kendrick – Director of Healthcare Workforce Development and Apprenticeships at

Closing Date – Friday 28 July 2023 at midday


Generous allocation of annual leave
26 days’ paid leave per year
12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme – Employer Contribution – 20.9%
Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service
Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle.
Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
Free on-site gym membership
Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick – Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality.

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