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Senior Technician/Skills Instructor

Coventry University – Faculty of Health & Life Sciences (HLS), HLS School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Our Mission

Coventry University Group is a global education group with a mission of Creating Better Futures. Driven by our passion and belief that through education, equity, and innovation our students, people, and communities are empowered to transform their lives and the world around them.

Our people are the key to our success and each role within the group plays a key role in shaping the world around us. 

The Role

The School of Health and Care delivers an extensive range of undergraduate and post graduate courses for professionals working in health and social care settings including; nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, paramedic science, operating department practice, diagnostic radiography, clinical psychology and public health. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including Advanced Clinical Practice, Independent Prescribing and Global Healthcare Management.

We are looking for a Senior Technician/Skills Instructor (Healthcare Simulation) to support our clinical skills teaching and simulation sessions. You will work as part of the School Healthcare Simulation Technical Team, and will assist with the operation, organisation, maintenance, safety and security of healthcare simulation laboratories, classrooms and related facilities specifically to support our Health and Care courses. You will also contribute to the delivery of clinical skills session, in particular Maybo training.

We are proud signatories of the Technician Commitment and our Technician Commitment Action Plan aims to promote recognition, visibility, and career development for technicians, as well as ensure the sustainability of technician roles.

This role is based within Coventry. 

Our Successful Candidate

You should hold a BSc (or have equivalent experience) in a relevant discipline. Ideally you should have experience of providing technical support for clinical skills teaching and healthcare simulation, maintaining and updating equipment or experience of working in a healthcare setting. Experience of delivering mandatory training or demonstrating skills will be an advantage.

Additionally, you will be proactive and have excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills and be committed to equality and diversity. The ability to learn new skills and pass these on is essential to the role.

The Benefits

As a staff member of Coventry University, you will have a access to a wide range of industry leading rewards and benefits which includes:

  • Excellent Employers Pension Contribution
  • 30 days Annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • New Holiday Purchase Scheme up to 5 additional days
  • Life Assurance 4 x Salary
  • BUPA Cash Plan
  • 50% off Tuition Fee’s for staff dependants
  • CU Reward Scheme – Discounts across a range of High Street/ Online Retailers
  • New Electric Car Scheme
  • Cycle To work scheme

Our Culture

As a global Education Group, equality, diversity, and inclusion are embedded within the fabric of our organisation and are a key focus of our core values. We harness the power and potential of the diverse cultures, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences of our students, colleagues, and partners to create opportunities for all.

Full Job Description and Person Specification available to view on our website

If you would like to informally discuss this role further, please contact Ulf Wagner (Laboratory Manager) Ulf.Wagner@coventry.ac.uk. 

We are proud signatories of  the Technician Commitment and our Technician Commitment Action Plan aims to promote recognition, visibility, and career development for technicians, as well as ensure the sustainability of technician roles.   

Closing Date:  17/03/2024

Location: Coventry, Hybrid
Salary: £30,487 to £40,521
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th February 2024
Closes: 17th March 2024
Job Ref: 1642
   
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