Clinical Skills Tutor

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation. We are seeking an outstanding and inspiring individual to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff who can contribute to the delivery of clinical skills teaching as a Clinical Skills Tutor. This will include facilitation of supporting teaching and assessment and associated academic administration. You will be engaged in delivering predesigned sessions using a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students. The academic team will have prepared the materials used.

The Department provides high quality, dynamic education using a variety of innovative teaching and learning methods delivered at all academic levels from undergraduate to doctoral study. You will work flexibly as part of a team to deliver materials prepared to enable contribution to teaching, learning and assessment to support a high-quality student experience in both pre-registration and post-registration programmes within the Department.

The role will include demonstration of practical techniques and skills through delivery of timetabled activity such as classroom, laboratory or workshop-based seminar discussions, training, presentations and instructional activity to set teaching materials which have been developed by an academic colleague. This will include Moving and Handling, Basic and Advanced life support and a range of clinical skill activities as part of undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing, Midwifery and Health curricula. You will also provide feedback and suggestions to improve/develop teaching materials, methods and approaches.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Debbie Porteous (Head of Department) at or Dr Sarah Annesley (Head of Subject) at

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically request 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

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.

Our team has a blended approach which includes remote and on campus working.  The frequency with which colleagues will work on campus will depend on the role and the needs of the University. Some colleagues work on campus 5 days a week and others perhaps 2 or 3days.

Please note this vacancy will close on 05/12/2021

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