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Clinical Skills Assistant
Position Duration: 1 Year

Clinical Skills ASSISTANT

 

Department:     

Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies Department

 

Report to:

Head of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies Department

 

Contract:

1-year Fixed Term Contract

 

Hours of Work:

Part Time, 60% FTE

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

  • Maintain a safe working environment in the clinical skills laboratory
  • Maintain student attendance records in the clinical skills laboratory
  • Liaise with academic staff to ensure the resources required to facilitate self-directed learning for clinical skills are in place
  • Caretaking and maintenance of clinical skills laboratory equipment
  • Store, clean and maintain equipment as necessary
  • Create the necessary resource materials for simulated learning
  • Ensure the security of the clinical skills laboratory and equipment.
  • Monitor the use of equipment and consumables.
  • Organise the removal or recycling of used and waste materials in keeping with health and safety standards.
  • Set up and clear away equipment for skills teaching sessions
  • Any other duties that the Clinical Manager and/or Head of Department assigns to you.

 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

  • Have experience in a technical  environment with good organisational skills
  • Have some knowledge of the Nursing courses in St Angela’s College
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to undertake further training as necessary
  • Have a sound knowledge of Health and Safety issues and legislation

               

 

SALARY

  • Salary for the post is based on the relevant salary scale: €519.45 - €598.69 p/wk.

 

 

LOCATION

  • The successful candidate will be based in the Department of Nursing and Health Studies at St. Angela's College, Lough Gill, Sligo.

 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

 

Interested applicants should email a letter of application together with a Curriculum Vitae to:hroffice@stangelas.nuigalway.ie, or post to HR Department, St. Angela’s College, Lough Gill, Sligo.

Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of information supplied. Canvassing will disqualify.

 

St. Angela's College regrets that it cannot refund any expenses incurred by candidates attending for interview.

 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo the National Vetting Bureau Application process prior to commencing employment.

 

 

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5:00pm, 26th September 2019.

 

Applications cannot be accepted after this time.

 

 

St. Angela’s College, Sligo is an equal opportunities employer