Simulation Technician

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£26,715 - £31,865 per annum (Grade 4)
Dec 04, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 18, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 18/12/2019
Salary: Salary: £26,715 - £31,865 per annum (Grade 4)
Package: Excellent benefits package

Job description


Simulation Technician- Simulation and Clinical Skills - Full Time

We are currently looking for a Simulation Technician in the School of Health & Social Care on a full time basis. 

Edinburgh Napier is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland; with a further significant profile across the wider UK and a strong transnational education portfolio. Uniquely, in Scotland, the School offers midwifery and all four fields of practice in nursing: adult, child health, mental health and learning disabilities.

The Role

The School of Health and Social Care is seeking a talented individual to join the team to provide technical support for simulated practice and the delivery of clinical skills to our programmes together with operational and administrative activities.

The post holder will be part of a team of teaching associates and Technicians supporting clinical skills and simulated practice learning, teaching and assessment in the School. The support will primarily be focused on the pre-registration physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social  work and nursing and  midwifery programmes.

The support will primarily be focused on the pre-registration nursing and midwifery programmes.

Who we are looking for

You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and well-developed IT skills. In addition, you must have good problem-solving capabilities and the ability to work effectively on your own initiative and within a team.


  • A degree in a relevant subject or equivalent or equivalent professional experience within Simulation and Clinical Practice.
  • Practical knowledge and experience of technical equipment.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures, and the safe handling of hazardous solutions and chemicals.
  • Experience of working in a busy environment.


  • Practical clinical experience within Nursing and Midwifery.
  • Experience of working in a clinical skills centre or healthcare environment.
  • Experience of working in Higher Education institutions.

The simulation technician will be based within the Simulation Centre at our Sighthill Campus.

For more information on the position, please see our full role profile here 

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefit package.

Salary: GBP 26,715 - GBP 31,865 per annum (Grade 4)

Further information about our benefits can be found here 

Additional Information

Closing date for applications: 18th December 2019 (Midnight)

Interviews are expected to be held on the 9th January

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role. 

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.

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