Vacancy: Technician – Clinical Skills at De Monfort University

By 15th June 2022 Jobs

Technician – Clinical Skills

Reference: H-61859144-02

Location: Leicester
Faculty/Directorate: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Grade: Grade D
Salary: £ 22,847 – £ 27,116
Contract Type: Permanent , Part-time
Closing Date: 03 July 2022

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate
Home to four specialist schools – Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social
Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy – the
Faculty educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference
to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. Our dedicated state of the
art clinical skills facilities include patient simulators and advanced audio visual
(AV) recording systems and are designed to replicate current clinical practice,
representing a substantial investment by the university in the training of
healthcare professionals.

Role
Working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of the clinical and
practice areas, and to provide assistance as appropriate in associated areas.
An exciting role, providing technical support for the teaching of healthcare
professionals. It utilises advanced simulation software and technology to
promote quality patient care, supporting the delivery of clinical skills training
designed to simulate real clinical scenarios. This gives our students the
opportunity to develop their practical clinical skills in a safe, nurturing,
environment.
This is a part time (18.5 hours per week), permanent position. Flexible working
requests, including term-time only, will be considered.

Ideal Candidate
We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated and organised team
player with good communication and IT skills. An interest in healthcare or
experience within a healthcare setting would be beneficial. Knowledge or
experience in the use of medical simulation equipment and AV
systems would be an advantage although full training will be provided. A
proactive approach to learning new skills is a must.
You should possess a minimum of a HND or equivalent, or be able to
demonstrate practice based experience in a relevant field. You will have good
knowledge/understanding of Health and Safety and GDPR issues within a
learning environment.