Institution: Lancaster University
United Kingdom
Description :

This is an exciting new post which has been created to support the implementation and management of the Anaesthesia Associates Programme at Lancaster University, developing the programme for the North West, North East and Yorkshire and Humber regions.

 Anaesthesia Associates are employed by NHS Trusts across England to deliver routine anaesthesia services under the supervision of a consultant anaesthetist. Lancaster Medical School is one of three HEIs in England who have been contracted to deliver the academic qualification associated with the Anaesthesia Associate training programme. That postgraduate qualification will be delivered part-time over two years in a blended / distance learning mode. 

 Lancaster Medical School is seeking to appoint a full time Programme Manager, to work with the Anaesthesia Associates Programme Lead and Head of School to provide a high level of administrative and management support to the Anaesthesia Associates Programme at Lancaster University.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate successful experience of managing complex learning programmes within a Higher Education or NHS organisation, whilst working closely with programme sponsors. This post requires evidenced ability of influencing and managing successful change projects, and requires a high level of stakeholder engagement across multiple organisations with colleagues at a range of levels of seniority.

Lancaster Medical School is a busy teaching and research active Department and is developing a vibrant clinical academic community with further recruitment and expansion ongoing.   


Generous holiday leave - 25 days (pro-rata) annual leave plus University closure days and bank holidays.Access to employee pension scheme, and annual flexible benefits scheme.We are committed to promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion across the Faculty, and supporting family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in Higher Education and research.The role holder will have the opportunity to be part of a small Team who will design, create, implement, deliver and manage a wholly new PG qualification which will have a significant impact on the way in which the NHS delivers anaesthesia services.

Further information about the Department is available on the Lancaster Medical School website.

Please upload a cover letter with your application. 

The Faculty of Health and Medicine is committed to ensuring our workforce is reflective of our diverse student population and is therefore committed to increasing representation of staff of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds across all roles and at all levels.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups for this indefinite, full-time post. 

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Julie Pearcy, School Manager or Bob Lauder, Senior Lecturer,

Closing Date: 02 Mar 2023

Department: Professional/Management

Salary: £36,386 to £42,155

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