Technician (Simulation and Immersive Technology)

Opening Date:
2 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
14 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

We are currently seeking a Technician (Simulation and Immersive Technology) to join our health department.

This role will allow you to support the delivery of contemporary and innovative clinical skills and simulation-based education for health professional students, undertaking a range of programmes across the Department of Health (including Nursing and Physiotherapy).

The successful applicant will work in our purpose-built facilities in Moss House and the Health, Skills and Simulation Suite, but will also provide technical support as required across the campus. These include our 6 bed hospital ward, immersive technology room, virtual reality headsets and a range of future developments. A tour is available at –

You will be working within a busy department, and maintaining a safe learning environment is a key responsibility of this post. You will be required to support the course team in the effective use and management of the training areas; equipment management and managing the appropriate preparation and support for the delivery of clinical skills; simulation teaching sessions; and assessment of students.

Training will be provided on the specialist equipment and audio-visual equipment, so this role is suitable for anyone with a passion for supporting healthcare students on their journey towards being the workforce of the future.

This role is suited to an individual that is looking to support the embedding of innovative simulation workstreams into health education. Building upon your existing technical and/or IT skills, within a person-centred work environment.

If you meet the desired criteria on the person specification and have the enthusiasm for working in a health education environment at University College Birmingham, then please do apply.


  • 38 days’ paid leave per year (26 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Excellent staff development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date – Friday 14 April 2023 at midday.

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

University College Birmingham works in partnership with the University of Warwick – Ranked eighth in the 2023 Guardian League Tables and 10th in the UK in the QS World University rankings 2023.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.