ScotGEM is a graduate-entry medical degree (MBChB) with a mission to increase the visibility and priority of non-statutory organisations within the provision of healthcare.
We have established a fantastic programme of learning experiences with third-sector partners. We are looking for someone to continue to develop these partnerships and to augment the educational framework for these experiences.
Our ideal person will have:
Please do get in touch to chat if you have one of these but not both.
We are pleased to invite applications for this part-time/sessional post as a Teaching Fellow leading a specialist contribution to ScotGEM.
The overall purpose of this role is to lead the development and implementation of the Service Learning aspects of the ScotGEM MBChB programme. This role has a particular focus on Years 1 and 2 of the four-year programme with a growing influence into Years 3 and 4.
This is an educational role and the post holder will be expected to champion a high quality educational experience for students. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new MBChB Programme for Scotland and to help develop part of a curriculum designed to create future ‘Agents of Change’ in health care. The post holder will be working in partnership with stakeholders across Scotland to lead, deliver, support, assess and evaluate Service Learning component of the curriculum.
The successful candidate will be central to the continual design, development and implementation of this innovative aspect of the course. See medicine.st-andrews.ac.uk/graduate-entry-medicine. The key duties are listed in the job description, but will evolve as the ScotGEM Programme develops. The role will include direct teaching and assessment, as well as collaboration with other partners.
Ark is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disabilities, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of Ark to enable them to live as independently as possible and lead a happy life.
Ark is looking for dedicated and caring individuals who are committed to making a difference in our supported people’s lives. Your role will be to provide practical, emotional and social support. Ark offers a detailed induction and training programme designed to ensure you have all the skills you need for the job. First and foremost you will align with Ark’s values – Trust, Respect, Understanding, Equality and Integrity.
Your main duties will be but not limited to:
• Working with colleagues as part of an effective and efficient team to support vulnerable service users.
• Communicate and work well with individuals to provide individual care and maintain appropriate relationships.
• Carry out tasks in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.
• Being responsible in supporting individuals throughout the activities, giving positive feedback and encouragement.
In return for your valuable contribution, Ark will also offer you:
• Full and comprehensive training programme, e-Learning and a dedicated SVQ team who will support you to achieve an industry specific, accredited qualification.
• Up to 36 days paid holiday per year pro rata
• 4% Contributory pension scheme
• Employee recognition schemes
• Opportunities for career progression
• Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7
• Refer a Friend Scheme
• Sodexo Employee Benefits
This is an exciting role and comes at a time where Ark have undertaken a major piece of work where we have reviewed and developed our Business Plan for the next 5 years and beyond. This business plan will see Ark reshape as a modern, future-focused organisation that builds on our technological and digital capability that aims to positively impact on the lives of its tenants, supported people and staff.