Technical Officer (Paramedic)

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
27 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Officer (Paramedic)

Technical Services

Location:  Stafford campus
Salary:   £23,164 to £26,829 per annum
Tenure:  Full time Permanent, 37 hours per week
Closing Date:   Sunday 13 August 2017
Reference:  TS16-07

Technical Services at Staffordshire University has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Technical Officer to support our clinical skills labs based at the Centre of Excellence for Healthcare Education, Blackheath Lane, Stafford. The post holder will primarily provide support to the Paramedic Science courses alongside team requirements covering the areas of Nursing, Midwifery and Operating Department Practice supporting the delivery of professional skills practice to Healthcare Professions programmes.
In addition to preparing specialist equipment and laboratories for skills teaching sessions, you will operate high fidelity simulation and recording equipment, support staff and students in the use of specialist clinical equipment, minor repair and maintenance of equipment, order consumables and ensure the adherence to safe working practices in accordance with Health and Safety regulations.

The successful candidate will be a team player, self-motivated with a positive and flexible attitude to work and excellent organisational skills. Candidates should also have previous experience of providing technical support in a busy environment with an ability to deal with numerous and varied requirements, often to tight deadlines.

Some occasional travel between sites (Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Stoke Campus) may be necessary.  Training will be provided where necessary for the right candidate, and the University does operate a job-share scheme.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact: Sharon Gwinneth, Technical Team Leader on 01782 295964 or email