Simulation Technician

Opening Date:
7 Feb 2024
Closing Date:
3 Mar 2024
Salary Range:

School of Health and Life Sciences
Ayr Campus

Grade 4: £26,445 to £31,396 per annum
Full time: 35 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Simulation Technician who will assist the Senior Simulation Technician to run simulation and clinical skills labs, involving high / low fidelity simulators within the School of Health and Life Sciences at our Ayr Campus.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Educated to at least SVQ level 3 in Healthcare Practice, or equivalent, with experience of working within a Clinical Skills Education environment.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to fulfilling duties with the ability to work in a team environment, supporting colleagues and sharing expertise.
  • Experience in setting up, operating, and troubleshooting IT equipment, simulated manikins, AV equipment or other mechanical or electronic devices.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to engage with staff and students on all levels, with the ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting:

Marie Anne Pringle, Technical Manager or
Craig Shepherd, Senior Simulation Technician,

To apply please go to:

Closing date: Sunday 3rd March 2024
Interview date: Thursday 14th March 2024

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.
UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.