Clinical Skills Tutor

University of Plymouth
December 21, 2022
Offerd Salary:£36,386 - £51,805
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Taunton / Somerset


£36,386 - £51,805 per annum - Grade 7/8

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Clinical Skills Tutor


This is an exciting chance to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location, where you can make a real difference

Based in the Faculty of Health, the Peninsula Medical School is committed to three core aims: outstanding clinical education; strong social engagement; and world-class research which all feature strongly in the student learning experience. A key strength is a close relationship with NHS partners, with early clinical contact for all students. The South West offers healthcare and learning opportunities of exceptional quality; Derriford is one of Europe's largest hospitals and the only trauma centre in Devon and Cornwall. A further strength is our scholarly approach to education, supported by the Division of Education Scholarship. The Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research is the core of research activity, providing a thriving community that conducts adventurous world-leading research with the explicit purpose of improving the health and care of the populations we serve.

You will work as part of the multi-disciplinary clinical skills team providing teaching and assessment activities for undergraduate medical students. You will be involved in curriculum management, development and delivery based at The Academy Musgrove Park Hospital on behalf of the Peninsula Medical School. Alongside a senior tutor, you will also provide pastoral support for students.You will work in close collaboration and partnership with the wider Education team to ensure the provision of high quality education and an excellent student experience.

You will hold a professional healthcare qualification and be a fully registered practitioner (NMC/GMC/HCPC). You will be clinically active with demonstrable experience in education relating to healthcare. You will have the ability to deliver high quality teaching and learning activities, demonstrate self-leadership skills and be able to operate amidst change and ambiguity. You will also have the ability to mentor and support students.

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 Roy Abbott: by email at by telephone on 07876797631

This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus Adult and Children Barred List checks.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 23 January 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

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.

The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia.

Staff appointed within the Faculty of Health may be able to join the NHS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria.

The University of Plymouth has a strong interdisciplinary research ethos which is supported by our three strategic Research Institutes; the Marine Institute, the Sustainable Earth Institute, and the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research. As a member of our academic community, you'll be expected to contribute to our recognised research strengths. Working holistically across the University, you will be challenged to innovate, collaborate and deliver impactful research contributions as part of a systems thinking approach to addressing today's global challenges.

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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