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Clinical Skills and Simulation Technician

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£25,742 to £28,759 per annum
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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School of Health Sciences

Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:
Friday 05 July 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 2777324CF

A full-time opportunity for a Clinical Skills & Simulation Technician, operating in the School of Health Sciences within the Faculty of Environmental Life Sciences. This is a campus-based role to work as a part of the team that provides technical support to the School of Health Sciences teaching activities.

We welcome applicants with experience of working within healthcare education or similar technical roles.  Applicants must have excellent communication, organisation, and interpersonal skills, as well as proven MS Office IT skills, the ability to prioritise and show initiative when working as a part of a team or autonomously.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate understanding of standardisation and quality monitoring.  A strong attention to detail is essential for this post.

The main responsibilities of this post will include:

  • Setting up and breaking down Clinical Skills & Simulation sessions
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Managing consumable stock levels
  • Communicating and liaising with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Managing a detailed calendar of activities
  • Providing a high level of quality assurance in all activities.

The post holder will report to the Clinical Skills & Simulation Technical Manager. The location of work will be primarily at Highfield Campus, but travelling to satellite campuses is also required. This post represents an exciting and varied professional opportunity within the field of healthcare education.

This role typically includes assisting in the preparation, delivery, and conclusion of Clinical Skills & Simulation educational activities, as well as supporting other research and enterprise activities.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in healthcare education, working within a varied environment and an appreciation of hazards within the workplace. The candidate must have a willingness to work with a broad portfolio of equipment types, including IT/AV, anatomical models, moving and handling aids, and high-fidelity manikins.

The Clinical Skills & Simulation Technical Team is an adaptable, proactive, professional, and hardworking team and the ideal candidate should have a good range of soft skills that will complement the team’s work ethic.

As a part of the team, the post holder will play an important role in providing support to a broad range of education, research and enterprise activities for all Health Sciences programmes, which include Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, and Cardiac Physiology.

We provide benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance, access to a University pension scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts. Furthermore, the University is a fantastic place to work – regardless of what life stage you are at, you will be a valued member of our team.

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.

For further information, please visit: School of Health Sciences | University of Southampton

This post is available immediately and you are welcome to raise any queries with Mr John Vear, Clinical Skills & Simulation Technical Manager via email j.p.vear@soton.ac.uk

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