Clinical Skills Facilitator

Opening Date:
25 May 2023
Closing Date:
18 Jun 2023
Salary Range:

School of Health and Life Sciences
Lanarkshire Campus

Clinical Skills Facilitator – REQ002130
Grade 5: £32,411 to £38,474 per annum
2 posts – Full time, Permanent

The Post – Clinical Skills Facilitator

The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to recruit 2 (two 1.0 FTE) Clinical Skills Facilitators who will introduce innovative techniques into areas of academic delivery with specific attention to development and delivery of clinical skills, simulated activities, and interprofessional simulation. These are new positions that will contribute to the development and implementation of immersive learning and simulation facilities within the School of HLS.

The post holder will contribute to the organising and delivery of innovative approaches to simulated learning and clinical skills within pre-registration nurse education and contribute to the development and delivery of simulated learning in our wider healthcare teaching portfolio.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or with equivalent experience in a similar role demonstrated through relevant and practical work experience. Extensive practical experience as well as theoretical and practical knowledge in Clinical Skills & Simulation is essential. Being a registered nurse/midwife/paramedic/allied health professional is desirable as is demonstratable experience as a facilitator in a clinical simulation facility with a variety of simulation modalities.

Good written, verbal and online communication skills are essential, as is the ability to explain technical details in a non-technical manner to academic colleagues. A flexible and adaptable approach to work is crucial with the ability to work in a team environment, supporting colleagues and sharing expertise.

These posts will be based at our Lanarkshire Campus with travel required to work at any UWS campus to meet needs of the business.

Our professional services teams are the backbone of UWS, providing robust and innovative solutions to support the vast range of work across learning and teaching, and research and innovation. You will join a supportive and dedicated team, playing a key role in a range of work that will help drive forward our ambition to deliver world-leading research, and graduates who will design, shape and build a new future.

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

• 24 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
• An additional day’s leave to celebrate your birthday
• 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
• Free gym membership
• 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 18 June 2023

Interview Date: Thursday 6 July 2023