BioGrad biobank
BioGrad biobank


BioGrad education
BioGrad education

Job Description

Clinical Lecturer and Researcher
SALARY: £38,000 – £45,000 per annum
CONTRACT: Full-time – Fixed Term – 2 years
REPORTS TO: Head of Education
ROLE PURPOSE / SUMMARY: Required to join an exciting science and medical clinical education department based across a number of sites in Liverpool City Centre Region based in our brand new £7.8 million Head Quarters, focusing on bringing real clinical work experience into the classroom. You will be delivering a range of current courses and lead the development of exciting new clinical education programmes accredited by Pearson as well as Department of Education Skills Bootcamps. Not only will you be shaping the next generation of Doctors, Nurses and Scientists, you will be leading research projects into prenatal care that will hopefully affect the lives of thousands of mothers and children! Please note, this is a new role which will likely develop and change over time.
Laboratory technician BioGrad Education Liverpool


1. Management

  • Support, guide and encourage development within the clinical team to ensure that they are able to undertake their role to the best of their ability and meet KPIs
  • Working with the Head of Education, plan the annual clinical course schedule ensuring that teaching spaces and staff are allocated to courses
  • Ensure that clinical staff are appropriately trained to follow company policies and procedures
  • Ensure clinical staff have all the required skills and qualifications to undertake their assigned roles within the clinical department
  • Have overall responsibility for all clinical training and assessment equipment and ensuring that purchases for any extra materials are authorised and completed
  • Complete annual appraisals in line with company policy
  • Ensure annual moderation is conducted in line with company policies and procedures and meets all regulatory body requirements
  • Manage research projects including funding applications, budgets, time scales, staff and ethics applications
  • Manage a team of clinical professionals as well as lecturers
  • Manage the development, deliver and assessment of all qualifications and training courses
  • Manage stock rotation, storage and ordering
  • Manage designated clinical areas and company standards throughout

2. Leadership

  • Working with the Head of Education, CEO & MD plan out the annual department strategy and KPI’s
  • Working with the Marketing Team to ensure the annual marketing strategy is created and a plan has been put in place for delivery
  • Provide support to Head of Education on any work and research completed for new markets
  • Represent department at Senior Management meetings
  • Represent company at relevant stakeholder events

3. Teaching

  • Provide teaching as required using a variety of pedagogical techniques such as; small group teaching, practical work, student-centred learning, building on prior learning, skills and experience, individual activity, assessment for learning and questioning.

  • Ensure students are provided with the appropriate equipment to undertake training and complete any required assessments

  • Supervise PhD students


  • Complete assessments of students in line with company policies and the relevant qualification body guidelines
  • Create and update written course materials and assessments, so they are fit for purpose and where necessary, conform to the regulations of awarding bodies
  • Contribute to formative and summative feedback and tasks related to student’s work

5. Curriculum development and Quality assurance

  • Work with colleagues to ensure content of training courses are up-to-date and relevant.

  • Engage with feedback on teaching to enhance quality and learner experience

  • Adopt reflective pedagogical practices and share learnt experiences with the team to improve delivery and assessment

  • Attend standardisation and moderation meetings as and when required

  • Work with the Quality Assurance Manager to ensure the quality of course materials including assessments

  • Ensure that course equipment has been tested and any problems addressed so that courses are fit for purpose

6. Administration and pastoral duties

  • Provide pastoral support and references to students during and after courses
  • Contribute to student admissions processes including interviews and selection panels
  • Update website information and back-end content, course dates etc as well as maintaining required spreadsheets to assist the team in the smooth running of training programmes
  • Answer student/client questions and in relation to specific enquiries including corporate booking and bespoke packages.

7. Research

  • Identify a gap in prenatal care research related to early diagnostic tests and their effects on maternal and new-born health

  • Discuss and collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to explore pre-pregnancy and prenatal care research that improves and promotes a healthy pregnancy.

  • Independently design studies and conduct experiments to generate results and materials, analyse experimental data, write research reports and papers, and formulate technical recommendations.

8. Health & Safety

  • Create and review all related risk assessments and make amendments in line with the relevant guidance
  • Have overall responsibility for laboratory health and safety within the department
  • Ensure technicians, students and lecturing staff understand and follow laboratory health and safety
  • Ensure all team members complete the relevant health and safety assessments

Person Specification

Competency Criteria

Qualifications, Training & Knowledge



Skills & Behaviours


Company Benefits

35 days Holiday per annum pro rata
Employee Assistance Programme
Benefits Available after 1 years’ Service.
House Loan Scheme –   down payment on new home
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Package
Enhanced Sickness and Absence Pay
Enhanced holiday package after 5 years and 10 years’ service

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