Technician - Simulation and Clinical Skills

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Are you an organised individual who enjoys working in a busy and varied environment?  Would you like to develop your knowledge of Clinical Skills and gain experience in an academic setting?  If so, we would like to hear from you about an exciting opportunity to join our Clinical Skills and Simulation Technical Team.

Working alongside technical colleagues, health professionals, faculty and industry partners you will support the delivery of high-quality simulation-based education and clinical skills services within the Clinical Skills Centre, the focal point for our Health student’s educational journeys. A centre devoted to excellence in health-related professions, it is a place where our students can develop practical skills and gain valuable experience of real hospital situations in simulated situations.

As part of the technical team, you will undertake a broad range of technical and administrative tasks such as preparing equipment and materials for teaching, setting up and operating simulation equipment, inventory management, responding to resource requests and basic equipment maintenance. 

For the role, we are looking for a keen, enthusiastic and motivated individual who can offer a high level of customer service skills, including excellent communication skills and a positive approach to helping others. You will have strong organisational skills and enjoy problem-solving and troubleshooting technical challenges. Full training will be provided in the use of specialist equipment.

For an informal discussion regarding the post or a look around the facility you may work in, please contact Senior Technician Grace McCarthy at grace.e.mccarthy@northumbria.ac.uk.

For more insight into our facilities, please review the Nursing, Midwifery & Health Facilities web page.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited.  Further details can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/nu-services-limited/

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited.  Further details can be found at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/nu-services-limited/

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

Northumbria University is an on-campus organisation where colleagues work regular patterns of hours and on campus, with some flexibility on the timing of their hours and the location of their work in discussion with their manager. 

Please note this vacancy will close on 26/08/2022

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