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Senior Simulation & Clinical Skills Facilitator

Clinical Simulation & Skills Education

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £31,406 to £34,304 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Thursday 11 August 2022
Reference:  EHA2293-0722
Number of Positions:  2

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Simulation & Clinical Skills Facilitator to be part of the Simulation and Skills Education team in the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine at Edge Hill University. This role will involve identifying, designing and facilitating simulation and clinical skills sessions which support the development of the student into a safe, competent healthcare professional. As part of the Simulation and Skills Education team, you will have responsibility for coordinating, line managing and supporting the simulation and skills facilitators and you will provide support and guidance to academic staff in using simulation-based education. This is an opportunity to be part of developing further the utilisation of simulation and skills education across the FHSCM and it will be an exciting, interesting, varied and challenging role, which will require you to be adaptable, creative, supportive and organised, with a willingness to try new approaches. You should have excellent communication and relationship-building skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team, leading others.

About You

As a Senior Simulation & Clinical Skills Facilitator, you will have experience of using simulation-based education using patient simulators and/or standardised participants. You should be professionally registered (GMC, NMC or HCPC) and educated to degree level. In addition, you should have relevant skills knowledge as evidenced through qualifications, clinical practice and teaching experience. The role will require you to be organised and able to prioritise and work effectively under pressure, meeting deadlines and paying attention to detail.


You will benefit from 25 days annual leave plus 13 bank holidays inclusive of university closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you, and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and shortlisted for the overall UK University of the Year award. Edge Hill has also recently been awarded University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

The University has judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Helen Henderson Head of Simulation and Skills Education at

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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