The appointee will join a highly successful team in delivering core skills and simulation teaching across the pre-registration nursing programme. The Institute is committed to inter-disciplinary simulated learning and the successful candidate will further enhance these developments.
The Institute has a state of the art simulation centre including hospital, therapy and home environments and also benefits from a range of technically advanced equipment.
The post holder will be expected to teach a range of core skills within the pre-registration nursing programme which will include student assessment and curriculum development. Skills and simulated learning is highly regarded by students and fulfils an essential regulatory requirement in the development of competent graduates. Academic teams within the Institute contribute to the NMC approved programme and it is essential that the appointee is able to adopt a flexible approach to the subject material they teach.
Staff within the Institute are well qualified and have a growing research and publication profile and the new appointee would further contribute to these activities.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview and will be asked to deliver a ten-minute presentation (followed by 5 minutes questions) on the following subject:
‘Simulated teaching is a well-established component of many health programmes. What are the challenges and opportunities in ensuring that the simulation agenda reflects contemporary healthcare practice?’
The Chair of this group will provide feedback on the presentation to the interview panel.