Practice Learning Coach

Opening Date:
4 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
16 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

As Practice Learning Coach within the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences, you will play a fundamental role in working with academic course teams, external stakeholders, and professional services colleagues to enhance the student journey for Occupational Therapy students undertaking placement learning. This is a new post and therefore an exciting opportunity for the appointee to shape the role and deliver a service that is effective, efficient, co-ordinated, and delivering a consistent and user-focused experience.

Possessing excellent communication skills and the ability to work with students and people from a variety of business and organisation situations, you will have recent demonstrable experience of supporting learning using coaching and mentoring skills. You will also have experience of engaging with employers and an understanding of the health and social care sector.

You will be required to undertake frequent and regular progress reviews with students, conducted both digitally and within the workplace, to support the student journey. You will engage with the course teams to enhance your discipline knowledge and develop an understanding of course structures, learning outcomes, and regulatory body requirements. You will also develop and deliver training/briefing sessions and provide guidance to students around setting objectives ahead of practice learning and identifying gaps/areas for further focus.

A strong customer focus, attention to detail and accuracy are essential for this role. Experience of working unsupervised including planning and prioritising own workload, dealing with conflicting deadlines and delivering results, is a must. We are looking to attract candidates with excellent interpersonal, coaching, communication and facilitation skills.

You must be able to drive and have a full UK valid driving license. This role requires you to be able to plan and undertake substantial travel to visit employer client sites. (Currently remote working).

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area/ this type of job at Sheffield Hallam.

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