Healthcare Technician – Paramedic Science

University of the West of England

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About the vacancy:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Technical Services Team, primarily supporting our thriving Paramedic Science programmes at Glenside Campus. This post will involve skills support, simulation training for students around the campus, setting up and maintenance of specialist equipment including high fidelity manikins, specialist task trainers, 1 ambulance, cars for extrication, and on occasions injury moulage.

This role is student facing, you will be working with students daily and will report to the Healthcare Training Resources Manager and work directly with the Technical Services team and academic colleagues. UWE Bristol is proudly a member of the Science Councils Technician Commitment.

About you:

We are seeking an HCPC registered paramedic who has experience of teaching or mentoring others and with an excellent clinical skill set. You should also be able to problem solve and find creative solutions to help develop simulation and skills sessions. You will have experience of working as part of a team as well as be able to work autonomously.

Where is this role based?

Glenside:  This post is based at our Glenside Campus which is set within beautiful grounds in Stapleton, just three miles north east of Bristol City Centre. Regular bus services link the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station.

Home to UWE Bristol’s Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences , Glenside Campus offers excellent teaching facilities, these include a selection of inter-professional simulation suites, enabling students to practice and develop professional competencies, and one of the best health care libraries in England.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections.

We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements  include scoring above sector average for student satisfaction, we are ranked 24th in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2023 and 39th in the latest Univjobs ‘Table of Tables ‘.

We are an ambitious and values led  university. We’re focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims. 

With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community . We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days pro rata
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • hybrid working where agreed with the Healthcare Training Resources Manager
  • career average pension schemes available for all staff groups
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • 1st month free to our Centre for Sport facilities for all new starters
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
  • access to a wide variety of in-house training courses and development programmes 

Add your individuality to ours :

Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving. Bring your talent and ambition to our growing staff community of over 4,000 individuals and find yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment where you’ll thrive. Add your individuality to ours to help set us apart.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic and (fe)male candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made strictly on individual merit.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Lauren Davis on 0117 3288261 or email: [email protected]

Professional Services staff:

This is a full-time, fixed-term post until 12 months from start date, working 37 hours per week.

As a Disability Confident employer, we welcome applications from those who identify as having a disability.

UWE Bristol is a campus-based University and it is important for our success and the delivery of an outstanding experience for our students that our campuses are dynamic and vibrant places to learn and spend time. This role is therefore campus based for all of your time / with some opportunity for remote/home working*

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

This post requires enhanced/standard/basic DBS clearance.

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