Vacancy: Technician – Senior Technician – Clinical Skills at De Montfort University (Closed)

By 27th October 2022 November 15th, 2022 Closed Vacancies

Senior Technician – Clinical Skills

Reference: H-62047476-02

Location: Leicester
Faculty/Directorate: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Grade: Grade E
Salary: £ 28,762 – £ 35,333
Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time
Closing Date: 13 Nov 2022

DMU is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good. It strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment that champions difference and celebrates success. DMU is a signatory member of the Technician Commitment, which aims to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians working in higher education and research, across all disciplines.

Faculty / Directorate
Home to four specialist schools – Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy – the Faculty has a long tradition of providing high quality education and development to professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. The dedicated facilities are designed to replicate current practice and feature industry-standard equipment, enabling staff and students to undertake life changing projects to improve health and social care.

The primary role will be to oversee and participate in the preparation of designated specialist teaching spaces for staff and students. This will include maintaining and providing training, practical assistance and advice in the use of specialist equipment and techniques, such as simulation manakins. The post holder will work under the general direction of the Team Leader and will work
collaboratively with the other Senior Technician for Clinical Skills to manage the workload of the team, equipment and facilities.

Ideal Candidate
We are seeking a highly organised and motivated individual with a commitment to continuous improvement to provide a full technical service to staff and students within the Schools of Nursing and Midwifery and Allied Health Sciences.
With experience in the use of specialist equipment and techniques relevant to the area of work, the post holder will hold strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead a small team.