Education Officer

Health Education Programme Officer

Health Education England Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

June 2021

About the job

Health Education England’s vision is that everyone associated with health care will be committed to a lifetime of professional development, be proud of the care they provide, support and challenge one another and strive for ever-increasing standards of patient-centred care.

HEE supports the delivery of high quality care for patients and high quality public health services by ensuring that the health workforce has the right skills, behaviours and training, and that health care staff are available in the right numbers to meet the needs of the public. It takes on leadership and oversight of healthcare workforce planning and will also be responsible for supporting and authorising Local Education and Training boards. HEE will maintain an effective system for professional education and training as part of a comprehensive health service.

Are you a hard-working individual with a positive approach to providing an excellent customer service? Can you make a difference?

An exciting career opportunity has arisen in the South West for a full time Education Programme Officer, focussing on Supporting our General Practice specialty Training programme, including assessment, recruitment, and training events.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who can demonstrate the key values of the NHS Constitution to provide a full and comprehensive front line administrative service within the team.

This is an interesting and varied role where you will work in a challenging, busy and rewarding environment, as part of a friendly and supportive team. You will be building relationships and networks with a wide range of people including NHS hospital Trusts, GP practices, junior doctors, and the Royal Medical Colleges.

Required Skills

And Experience

You should be well-organised with the ability to manage and prioritise your workload and work with limited supervision.

The postholder will also be a team player, supporting colleagues and contributing to the team’s broader running, outputs, and progression.

You will need to demonstrate the ability to consistently deliver a high standard of work to tight deadlines.

Strong Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills are also required.

Further details of the role can be found in the Job Description.


This post will be based in one of our South West offices located in Plymouth (Plumer House) or at Bristol (Park House), however remote working will be the default position during the current COVID 19 Pandemic. This will be continually reviewed in line with HEE policy. We offer a pleasant, modern working environment with good public transport links and free on-site parking

We invest in training and development to make sure our staff are equipped with the right skills and knowledge to cope with the demands of the role. We fully support our staff in progressing and can offer further workplace training to help your career development.

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 5 with a full-time starting salary of £24,907, with pay step increases after 2 years’ service and 4 years’ service.

These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Helen Stredder Job title: Education Programme manager Email address: Telephone number: 01454 252709

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