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CARES Co-Lead Year 1&2 Integrated Core

CARES Co-Lead Year 1&2 Integrated Core

University of Leeds

Overview of the Role

Faculty of Medicine and Health

Leeds Institute of Medical Education

MBChB Programme

CARES Co-Lead Year 1 &2 Integrated Core Unit (ICU)

An opportunity has become available to join the MBChB programme during an exciting period of curriculum redesign. If you are a practicing clinician with an passion for supporting medical students to develop key skills for clinical practice, then this role will be of great interest.

The CARES strand aims to give students a grounding in the Clinical Assessment of patients, diagnostic Reasoning, Ethical and legal aspects of patient care and patient Safety. The team support students through range of blended learning, workshops, simulated practice and clinical placements. 

As co- lead for the CARES 1 & 2 ICU you will be responsible for the leadership, delivery, assessment, evaluation and development of this specific course component of the MBChB programme within the School of Medicine working with Dr Abigail Flinders (

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner.   We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

The University of Leeds is one of the top 75 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.   Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 


What we offer in return

26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!

Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance

Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.

Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.

Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!  


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact

Dr Abigail Flinders or Dr Alison Brown

Email:      or 


Job Details

School name University of Leeds
Job title CARES Co-Lead Year 1&2 Integrated Core
Date posted 20/06/2024
Closing date 11/07/2024
Reference Number MHIME1220