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Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Simulation

Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education

Company:  Middlesex University
Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £40,991 to £46,931 per annum
Grade:  Grade 7
Contract Type:  Permanent
FTE:  1
Date Posted:  Thursday 16 March 2023
Closing Date:  Monday 24 April 2023
Interview Date:  Thursday 11 May 2023
Reference:  HED475
Job Details:    Job Description    

Lecturer Clinical Skills and Simulated Learning Are you interested in joining an exciting group of nursing academics and technicians within a Department and skills team that provides a dynamic and supportive working environment and experience? Are you keen to influence the future workforce in nursing, midwifery and healthcare – to be the best that it can be? Do you have a passion for practice, teaching, learning, and research? Have you got current practice / skills teaching experience as an NMC-registered nurse or midwife supporting all levels of nursing, midwifery and healthcare practitioner? 

Middlesex University is building on the achievements of its clinical skills team by appointing high achieving, dynamic and experienced NMC-registered practitioners, wishing to combine practice with academia. 

As a successful candidate, you should have robust practice experience together with a demonstrable understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing nursing and midwifery practice. An interest in Virtual and Augmented technologies, simulated learning environments and a commitment to innovative practice would be particularly useful. 

This is a time of unprecedented change in nursing and midwifery and the successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to shape practice for our Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Associates and influence curricula and workforce development. Successful candidates will have strong leadership skills and a commitment to developing student practice through skills development, and research development with stakeholders to meet sector needs, to enhancing the learner experience. 

Our ideal candidates will have significant recent experience of working within nursing or midwifery practice, confidence in teaching a range of clinical skills, with an interest in contemporary learning technologies. Preference will be given to candidates with experience of working in a skills lab setting, teaching either particularly resuscitation or moving and handling. With a relevant first degree you must also be currently registered as an adult nurse or midwife in the United Kingdom. Ideally, you will also have a teaching qualification, and have, or be working towards a higher degree. 

We particularly welcome applications from (women and gender non-conforming individuals (or) people from a Black, Asian and Other Ethnic Backgrounds - n.b., it could be both) who are underrepresented in this area. All recruitment decisions will be based on merit. 

We will consider those wishing to take part-time positions. 

Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form. 

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate. You are therefore required to disclose details of any criminal record. ALL criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, even if they would otherwise be regarded as spent under this Act must be disclosed, as well as any other information that may have a bearing on your suitability for the post, including pending prosecutions.

The University will apply for a DBS certificate before your appointment is confirmed.

If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact Sinead Mehigan, Head of Department, Adult, Child and Midwifery – or Fiona Suthers, Head of the Clinical Skills Team – .



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