Clinical Skills Technician (Nursing & Dentistry) (Truro)

University of Plymouth
April 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 - £27,979
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£25,138 - £27,979 per annum - Grade 4

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Permanent, Full-time

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Professional/Support Services
Clinical Skills Technician (Nursing & Dentistry) (Truro)


The School of Nursing and Midwifery and Peninsula Dental School are looking to appoint a proactive and enthusiastic individual to take on the role of Clinical Skills Technician.

You will provide technical support within the Simulated Dental Learning Environments (SDLE) & Nursing Clinical Skills for the delivery of undergraduate teaching and assessment and will be an integral member of the technical team. You will be working alongside dental nurses and the other technicians and will assist on the day-to-day tasks under the direction of the Technical Manager.

You will be line managed and supported by the Faculty Clinical Skills Technical Manager.

You will be required to prepare and maintain a variety of dental/nursing equipment and consumables and will be expected to interact with academic/clinical staff and students to assess and fulfil their requirements.

Full training and support will be given on the job and it is not essential to have experience in Nursing and/or Dentistry.

This post is for five days a week Monday - Friday, which will be split between 4 days for Nursing and 1 day for Dentistry (subject to change). It is based in our Truro campus in the Knowledge Spa Building. On occasions you may be required to travel to our other sites and this will include going to our Plymouth or Exeter campuses. Travel expenses will be covered outside of your main place of work.

Normal working hours will be 8:30am – 5pm. On occasions you may be required to work outside these times, but you will be notified of this in advance.

We are looking for someone who is proactive, reliable, has good attention to detail and organised. A background in Healthcare would be desirable but not essential. You don't have to have a science background or have been a technician before. Just a willingness to learn. You will need a HNC, NVQ/BTEC level34 or equivalent (or relevant demonstratable experience).

There is an essential requirement within this role that you will be required to travel to and work at different University sites and/or other business locations that may not be easily accessible by public transport. Please refer to the job description for further information.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Natalie Sobey by email [email protected] or by telephone on 01752 586776.

Interviews are expected to take place online on Wednesday 1st May 2024 in Knowledge Spa Building, Truro and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37 hours a week.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities. A summary of our comprehensive benefits can be viewed here.

The Faculty of Health holds two Silver and two Bronze Athena Swan Awards, which recognises commitment to supporting gender equality within higher education.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

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