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Clinical Skills Assistant

University of the West of Scotland - School of Health & Life Sciences

Location: Lanarkshire
Salary: £20,130 to £23,067 Grade 3, (pro rata)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th July 2021
Closes: 4th August 2021
Job Ref: REQ001210

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Skills Assistant in the School of Health & Life Sciences at our Lanarkshire Campus.

The School of Health & Life Sciences is a multidisciplinary School, with a diverse range of programmes delivered at our Lanarkshire, Paisley, Ayr, Dumfries, and London campuses with a combined total of circa 6000 students. Teaching and Research are at the heart of all of the School’s activities.

Applications are invited from candidates who hold an HNC in Healthcare Practice or equivalent experience in a hospital/community social care environment. You should have skills and knowledge associated with Health and Nursing to support learning, teaching, research and enterprise activity within the School of Health and Life Sciences. You must also posess excellent communication, and organisational skills with the ability to work using your initiative.

The successful candidate will provide practical support and assistance to academic staff to ensure the effective operation of the clinical skills facilities at our Lanarkshire Campus with some scheduled activities at our other campus locations.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting your personal development and providing an inclusive working environment.  UWS has the Athena SWAN Bronze Award, is a Disability Confident employer, and welcomes applications from under-represented groups; as such we particularly encourage applications supporting our diversity agenda.

Informal enquiries may be made to – Mia Burleigh (Senior Technician)

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th August 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 16th August 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from under-represented groups.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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