We are seeking to recruit a registered nurse (adult, mental health, and/or child) to contribute to supporting the University of Birmingham (UoB), School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoN&M) expanded undergraduate and postgraduate pre-registration nursing portfolios. You will join a team who are working to ensure our students continue to receive excellent clinical skills and simulation-based learning.
The school offers a range of routes leading to registration including a three-year Bachelor of Nursing, a four-year Master of Nursing, and a two-year postgraduate MSc programme. The school also offers a range of programmes aimed at qualified practitioners including Advanced Clinical Practice, independent prescribing, and an MSc Midwifery (RN to RM).
The post holders will support the delivery, design, evaluation, and assessment of the undergraduate and postgraduate clinical skills and simulated practice teaching and will work together with academic and professional services colleagues to develop online learning resources and assessments to support skill enhancement and simulation-based learning. If new to higher education successful applicants will be encouraged to pursue a postgraduate qualification in higher education.
They will work closely with the nursing and midwifery and advanced clinical practice programme directors, lead for simulation-based learning, academic staff, and the Head of Education to optimise the design, delivery and assessment of programme outcomes. Post holders will be accountable to the Head of School of Nursing And Midwifery.
- Contribute to all teaching and learning, particularly clinical skills and simulated practice across all nursing and advanced practice programmes (under the supervision of an academic member of staff).
- Demonstrate professional integrity by acting as a role model for evidence-based, inclusive, person-centred simulated clinical practice so learners can mirror accountability, professional values, and appropriate delegation.
- Work with learners to develop clinical skills integrating theory to practice, developing an understanding of safety and risk minimisation and effective person-centred communication.
- Provide high quality learning and teaching activities, materials and presentations based on sound educational principles.
- Engage in student assessment, evaluating educational activity and maintaining safe learning environment.
- Teach courses at a range of levels to undergraduates, postgraduates and CPD students, predominantly through practical demonstration and simulation, and if required formal lectures and seminars, so that the School’s learning objectives are met.
- Contribute to the design of content, modules and operationalisation of curricula with other colleagues.
- Plan and prepare own teaching, including guidance notes and handouts in accordance with the established objectives of the programme and University best practice.
- Devise and supervise projects, student dissertations and skills/simulated clinical learning.
- Develop an approach to planning, reviewing and evaluating own teaching.