Clinical Skills and Simulation Technician
Due to significant investment in our skills and simulation learning and teaching facilities, an exciting opportunity has arisen to expand our technical support team.
You will be responsible for ensuring that the Faculty practical skills suites are equipped and maintained for the teaching of skills across all health related disciplines. Additionally, you will provide technical support for medical simulation teaching and audio-visual support for simulation scenarios and assessments.
Clinical Skills and Simulation Technician Overview
- Working across our four campuses (Wolverhampton, Walsall, Telford & Burton). The team supports Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic science, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy and Social Work skills areas, you will ensue they are stocked, equipment is in good working order and they are correctly set up for each session.
- Support scenario teaching in the skills labs using our state-of-the-art simulation equipment which include human patient simulators, digital anatomy trainers and a range of immersive and virtual reality technology.
- General maintenance of simulation equipment, inventory and ordering of stock and timetabling are all essential features of the post.
Clinical Skills and Simulation Technician required skills
- You will be educated to a minimum of degree level and have the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload.
- Work collaboratively with people at all levels, including students, within the Faculty and the University, working on their own initiative.
- Practical experience of working in a health environment, or similar support role is desirable, however not essential.
- Required to work flexibly to cover practical skills and provide technical support skills and simulation teaching across the four Campuses. This will also include some weekend and evening work including support for Open Days.
- Moderate moving and handling activities are an essential requirement of this post.
- You will be expected to undertake first aid and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training and assume a first aid role within the Faculty.
The University operates an employee assistance and benefit scheme, and you will be well supported in this role to realise your potential and support for ongoing training and education.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Alicia Mackenzie, Principal Technician for Health on 01902518804.
The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.
As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).
We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.
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