Mental Health Nursing Simulation and Skills Teacher

Opening Date:
13 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
7 Apr 2024
Salary Range:

Mental Health Nursing Simulation and Skills Teacher

Opportunity Overview

This is an exciting position in which you, as a member of our vibrant simulation and skills team, will play a key role in the creative design and delivery of specialist mental health nursing simulation and skills such as risk management, mental state assessment, and the development and maintenance of therapeutic relationships. This position reflects the growth of this area of education, and our commitment to ensuring parity of esteem of mental health nursing skills across the fields of practice.

Day to day role and key responsibilities:

• Developing skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of mental health nursing students (and other fields) through simulation and skills teaching.
• With a focus on mental health nursing, design, develop, deliver and evaluate evidence-based teaching material and resources across a range of modules, and programmes of study.
• Contribute to the planning, design and development of course and curriculum objectives and material, ensuring the professional, educational and clinical credibility of simulated practice components.
• Supervise, mark and assess coursework and examinations, providing feedback to nursing students as part of a module team.
• Fulfil the role of personal tutor and academic assessor to a group of mental health nursing students.

Essential Criteria:

• Current NMC registration as a mental health nurse
• Honours degree in a health-related subject
• Minimum of two years post-registration clinical experience.

Mental Health Nursing Simulation & Skills at the University of Salford:

As one of the largest educators of mental health nurses in the region, with a proud and proven track record of producing highly skilled graduates who can respond to the challenges of contemporary clinical practice, we welcome the opportunity to speak to registered mental health nurses with a passion for supporting their own and leading others’ learning and development through simulation and skills teaching.
We are located in the School of Health & Society and are looking for an exceptional individual to join our creative, committed, and passionate Simulation & Skills and Mental Health Nursing Teams.
You can also engage with our mental health nursing and simulation teams’ at @UoS_MHNurs and @SimandSkillsUos to gain a further sense of the issues we are passionate about.

What’s in it for you?
• Competitive salary – and excellent pension scheme
• Generous annual leave – plus the option to buy additional holiday days
• Flexible working – we support a culture of both flexible and agile working, to help you find the right balance
• Our community – there’s a real sense of belonging here at Salford. We value diversity- in backgrounds and in experiences. Our difference makes us stronger, and together we share a passion for improving students’ lives
• Wellbeing support –dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.