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Simulation Educator

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual from the nursing, midwifery or AHP with a professional registration to join the UHNM Simulation Team at the Postgraduate Medical Centre at County Hospital. The successful candidate will be part of a growing team delivering simulation training to meet the needs of Foundation Doctors and other staff groups working at the University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) NHS Trust .

Main duties of the job

The post holder will predominantly be based at the Postgraduate Medical Centre, County Hospital in Stafford, delivering simulation activities in the purpose-built Extended Reality Lab (ERL). The Lab provides a flexible immersive learning environment by creating real-world settings through the use of cutting-edge technology to project 360-degree video onto four walls.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work under the direction of the Senior Simulation Educator (SSE) to deliver high quality multi-professional simulation and skills-based education to Postgraduate Doctors, Nurses and other professions allied to medicine and the multidisciplinary teams. The post holder will predominantly be focussed on simulation-based training of Foundation Doctors at the Postgraduate Medical Centre, County Hospital. However, the post holder will also be expected to contribute to delivery of simulation training for other groups across all UHNM sites. This would include travel to Royal Stoke University Hospital site and other locations depending on the needs of the simulation programme.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria


  • Holds professional registration (eg NMC, HCPC)
  • Holds a degree or diploma


  • Relevant Teaching/mentoring award
  • Holds ILS (or equivalent qualification)

Knowledge, skills, training and experience


  • Evidence of practice based teaching
  • Evidence of a minimum of 3 years clinical practice in a relevant field of work
  • Knowledge and understanding of simulation-based education


  • An understanding of AR/VR and other Technology Enhanced Learning methods

Personal Qualities


  • Ability to carry out the physical requirements of the job
  • Willing to travel between Royal Stoke and County sites and other areas required

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Postgraduate Medical Centre, County Hospital

Weston Road


ST16 3SA

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