Institute Administration Assistant

University of Aberdeen

You will join the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition as one of a team of administrative and clerical staff who support our healthcare degree programmes. You will be located in the Suttie Centre on the Foresterhill site.


Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition


Institute of Education in Healthcare and Medical Sciences

Staff Category


Duration of Post


You will be part of the Clinical Skills Centre team which is responsible for teaching of medical and other healthcare students in both the simulated environment and for liaison with clinical staff who provide clinical opportunities on wards and other clinical areas. A senior administrator, the Patient Partner Programme Manager, leads the small team that provides essential support to staff, our volunteers (Patient Partners) and students to ensure that teaching is well organised and runs in an efficient way. You will liaise with both University and NHS clinical staff as well as with medical and other healthcare students. The post is part of the Institute of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition and within a larger group of administrative staff who administer our healthcare and medical science degree programme.

This is a full-time job. The role is public facing and office based, we are ideally looking for hours of work to be between 9.30am and 5.30pm.

Although consideration of flexible working patterns will be considered within that, such a term time contract. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 3, £22,681 – £25,138 per annum, pro rata and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience

Informal enquiries should be made to Marie Douglas, our Patient Partner Programme Manager (01224 437 806 / [email protected] ).

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK. 

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Job Reference Number:  MED189A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 22 November 2023

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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