Nuffield Research Placements Administrator

Location: Home based (plus Plymouth office as required)
Part Time: 22.2 hours per week
Fixed Term until 31st October 2023 in the first instance
Salary: £21,528 (pro rata)

Are you a team player with excellent organisational skills?
We’re seeking applications from individuals who are interested in working with us to deliver excellent and exemplary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) enrichment to young people across our region.

You will predominantly be responsible for supporting the STEM Coordinator to provide administration of the Nuffield Research Placements (NRP) programme across the Southwest region. Supported by the team you will update and process the participant data on the NRP portal, handle programme enquiries, maintain accurate records, process bursary payments and provide general programme administrative support.

You will also be liaising with teachers, students and employers to ensure the smooth administration of the placement applications, matching process and subsequent summer placements.

At key points of the year you may also provide administrative support of other STEM related contracts including the STEM Ambassador programme and the STEM Enrichment programme, both of which work with students, schools and partners across the region.

CSW Group are the largest single provider of information, advice and guidance services across the Southwest region and operate a range of contracts supporting young people to make successful transitions at key points of their lives. We deliver a range of STEM related contracts across the Southwest region on behalf of STEM Learning, focused on inspiring and educating young people aged 5 -19 about STEM careers.

As an employer we offer our team 25 days of holiday per year (pro rata), an additional three ‘thanks’ holiday days usually between Christmas and New Year, a generous company pension scheme, access to an employee healthcare scheme, employee Birthday Leave and a paid Charity Day along with the option to join a Cycle to Work scheme. Our People Strategy puts our team at the heart of our business.

Essential Criteria:
• NVQ2 or equivalent qualification level
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with a wide range of people
• Experience of working as part of a busy team and demonstrative ability of managing your own workload
• Excellent organisational skills
• Experience in inputting to, and the maintenance of databases
• Attention to detail with high levels of accuracy
• Excellent digital and ICT skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel
• Exceptional standards of honesty, integrity and confidentiality

Desirable Criteria:
• NVQ 3 or equivalent level qualification relating to Administration
• Experience of the administration of secure and confidential personal data

If you would like to apply for this position, an application form is available to download below.
Alternatively, please e-mail

Vacancy reference: 1190
Closing date: Monday 21st November 2022
Interview date: Monday 28th November 2022 

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Through its work CSW Group actively safeguard and promote the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and all employees and volunteers and others working on behalf of the company are required to share this commitment. Successful individuals will be required to undergo full vetting checks including an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.