Placements & Clinical Simulation Lead – Nursing and Allied Health School of Nursing and Allied Health

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Closing deadline for applications: 16/06/2022

This is a unique opportunity for someone with the vision to shape the future of nursing at Newman University. This post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced, skilled and ambitious academic leader to join Newman University at an early stage of the development of Nursing and Allied Health provision.

As part of its comprehensive review, Newman University, Birmingham is extending its portfolio to include professional Nursing and Allied Health programmes. The University already offers a range of subjects aligned with health and care education. These include undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Health and Social Care, Psychology and Sport.

As the Head of Subject and lead for placements and clinical simulation you will work with the Head of School and the three other Heads of Subject to proactively identify and secure placement opportunities for nursing and allied health students by developing supportive and progressive relationships with new and existing stakeholders. You will strategically and operationally develop and manage policies and processes to assure a quality practice learning experience.

You will work with the Head of School (Associate Dean) to support the development and assessment of clinical and procedural skills through simulated learning in line with the NMC Standards of Proficiency (2018) and HCPC standards. This role involves coordinating clinical skills and simulation teaching within the school curriculum. This includes designing and delivering skills teaching, simulation scenarios, and practical assessments. You will work with the subject teams to ensure an engaging, safe, and contemporary learning experience.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Dr Mohammed Jakhara – Executive Dean of Faculty

An application form and further details about this role are available from: or alternatively please e-mail:

Closing date for applications: 16th June 2022

Interviews will take place on week commencing 30th June 2022

Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. For further information about these and other staff benefits please visit our website or contact the Human Resources Department.

Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Newman University is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.

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