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Clinical Outreach Officer (HealthReach)
London Road Reading, UK

Job reference: SRF27823

Location: London Road Reading, UK

Closing date: 12/02/2019

Job live date: 14/01/2019

Salary: £30,395 - £39,609 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Global Recruitment

Division: Global Recruitment

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-Time, Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a motivated individual with a clinical background to support the development of HealthReach, an innovative, mobile facility delivering interactive, health-related sessions to young people. If you’re passionate about promoting health careers to the next generation, this could be the role for you.   

The University of Reading is committed to widening participation in its healthcare-related courses. This role is a key part of meeting the University’s aims in this area, and you will support the delivery of a number of strands of activity in support of this.

You will lead on developing, delivering and evaluating a programme of on and off-campus activity, providing clinical and scientific knowledge for the programme content, delivering outreach sessions and taking a role in the continued development of this long-term, healthcare-related outreach programme of activity.  

In addition, you will provide input to existing outreach provision particularly with respect to opportunities for work-related sessions with external partners. You will also support existing collaborative activity, including the Study Higher partnership, part of a HEFCE funded nationwide programme that aims to provide collaborative outreach in specific local areas with the intention of boosting HE participation rates by young people from the most disadvantaged backgrounds.


You will have:

  • A clinical qualification
  • Recent professional experience in a health or care setting
  • Ability to translate healthcare related scenarios into engaging interactive sessions for young people
  • Knowledge of current career pathways within health, social care and life sciences
  • Excellent interpersonal skills across a range of stakeholders
  • Experience of teaching or training

For more information please see the job description and person specification.

Interview date: 01/03/2019

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

HealthReach Manager

Contact role:

Head of Global Recruitment (UK and Outreach)

Contact name:

Alison Hall

Contact name:

Rachel South

Contact phone:

0118 378 3831 

Contact phone:

0118 378 3839 

Contact email:

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


The closing date for this job has now passed.


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