Project Assistant (Engagement), London Health HE, Part time 14 hours/wk

London Higher
Bloomsbury, Central London
£25,000 per annum pro rata
02 Jul 2019
19 Jul 2019

Project Assistant (Engagement) - London Health HE

About us

Sitting at the intersection of higher education and health, London Health HE connects senior leaders across London to advance health and medical education, as well as student and staff wellbeing. London Health HE is a division of London Higher, an umbrella body representing London's higher education sector.

To help our members respond to specific challenges in health and higher education, we currently facilitate three senior leader networks: the London Healthcare Education Group (LHEG), London Medicine (LMED) and the London Health & Wellbeing Network (LHWN). LHEG connects senior leaders in nursing, midwifery and allied health education, and LMED serves a parallel purpose in medicine and dentistry. LHWN has a broader reach but a specific focus on student and staff health, including mental health and wellbeing. All three networks include representatives from London’s higher educational institutions and other stakeholders, including the Office for Students and the NHS.

About the role 

London Higher is offering a fixed term position to support the Project Manager, London Health HE in delivering a variety of outputs aimed at supporting higher education in London within a health education context.  

From improving student wellbeing to meeting the demands of the NHS, the higher education sector is entering into what will be a transformative time. Our division, London Health HE, helps the universities and research institutes in London address health-related challenges together, encouraging conversation and collaboration. In this newly created contract, you will help us pull together the meetings, events, projects and online content that make this happen.  

For 14 hours per week, you will work across three of our networks, London Medicine, London Healthcare Education Group and the London Health and Wellbeing Network, to coordinate and support our regular programme of senior-level meetings and professional events. You will also help with CUREate, an Office for Students-funded project that seeks to promote health professions to those with a creative or arts background. You will keep our divisional website up-to-date and in time, help with our social media accounts.  

To succeed in this role, you will need to be highly organised, accountable, passionate about the NHS and interested in issues relating to higher education. You will also ideally have experience with volunteer management, digital communication, and events planning. The role, which reports into the Project Manager – London Health HE, is based near Euston and will largely be contained within normal working hours, although there may be rare occasions where evening work and travel within Greater London is required.  

How to apply

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