Senior Simulation Technician

G72 0AB, Glasgow
Grade 5: £32,411 to £38,474 per annum
08 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Health and Life Sciences

Senior Simulation Technician – REQ002140

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Technician managing the Simulation and Clinical Skills area within the School of Health and Life Sciences within our Campuses. In this busy role as Senior Technician, you will provide specialist technical support across the School with special emphasis on the areas of Simulation and Clinical Skills, including demonstration of concepts and techniques in support of learning, teaching, research and enterprise activity. You will have oversight of Simulation and Clinical Skills consumable spend. You will have line management responsibility for Simulation Technician team members.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Educated to Degree level in a discipline relevant to the role, or with equivalent experience in a similar role with contemporary knowledge of development in Simulation and Clinical Skills.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to fulfilling duties with the ability to work in a team environment, supporting colleagues and sharing expertise.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written) to conduct effective relationships and the ability to interact effectively with people at different levels.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.

About us

UWS was named Higher Educational Institution of the Year in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2022 and is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 600 universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) as well as in the top 150 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings). University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses. With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy, and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others.

The School of Health & Life Sciences at UWS offers innovative teaching and research opportunities, firmly focused on the real-world challenges facing the healthcare and life sciences sectors. You will join a supportive and committed team, where you will play a key role in continuing to establish the University as a force for good. Our students benefit from studying in modern learning facilities – among the very best in the country – and the strong links we have with partner organisations across the private, public and third sectors.

We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • 24 days annual leave, rising to 27 days following completion of 5 years’ service, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
  • Additional 1 day ‘Birthday’ Annual leave
  • 19.3% employer’s pension contribution including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
  • A flexible approach to working pattern and work life balance
  • Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities across our campuses which are FREE to staff members
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional, career and research development opportunities.

Closing date:             Sunday 2nd July 2023

Interview date:          Monday 24th July 2023, Lanarkshire Campus

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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