Clinical Skills Tutor

Opening Date:
29 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
11 Jul 2023
Salary Range:

About the role

You’ll be working as part of an established team of Clinical Skills Tutors (CST). The CST team work with academic staff to promote skills learning and teaching across the department’s nursing, midwifery and ODP pre-registration and post-registration programmes.

Our CST team deliver predesigned content and support student assessment and feedback during role play, scenarios and/or simulation. They undertake assessment and marking by contributing to UG and Post-grad OSCE grading. The team, actively engage in the development of clinical skills content which enhances module material and improves student satisfaction.

Are you passionate about clinical skills teaching, want to enhance student learning and engagement and contribute to new ways of teaching skills and simulation?

As a CST you’ll be involved in the delivery of a breadth of simulation and skills learning and teaching across our programmes. Which includes pre-registration nursing programmes as well as engagement with our midwifery and ODP students. Other areas of responsibility include:

Mandatory training: Adult and Paediatric Basic Life Support, Neonatal Life Support and Manual Handling.

Inter-Professional Education (Nursing and Midwifery SIM): The team work in the delivery of nursing and midwifery simulations with medical students which is a partnership between Northumbria University and Newcastle University medical school. Other specialist simulation teaching includes the delivery of the NHS Specialist Nurses Organ Donation (SNOD) simulation training sessions and with St George’s Medical School.

Continued Professional Development (CPD)/Masterclasses: The CST team support the delivery of a number of workforces development Masterclasses.

About the team

The role of Clinical Skills Tutor facilitates clinical skills learning and teaching in the UG/PG nursing, midwifery, and healthcare curriculums. These are professional support roles which support academic, and technical teams in the delivery of simulation and skills learning. You’ll join a small team of Clinical skills tutors and be based at Northumbria University’s Coach Lane Campus.

The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is one of five departments within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. We are a thriving community of academics and professional support staff who are committed to empowering each other and students to be the best they can be, and ultimately improve the lives of people within our local, national, and international reach. Successful candidates will be joining an incredible, innovative team. We provide high quality, research-rich education using a variety of innovative teaching and learning methods including a state-of-the-art clinical skills centre.

About you

The post holder will work flexibly to contribute to the delivery of clinical skills teaching, and learning. You’ll provide expertise in skills promoting safe healthcare practice. You’ll work collaboratively to deliver high-quality mandatory training in line with current clinical practice guidelines.

You must possess excellent knowledge of clinical skills relevant to healthcare practice and have active registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC), you must hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent in a related area.