First listed on: 06 May 2019

Clinical Skills Educator 

  • Fantastic opportunity to plan and deliver practical skills training to medical students to support the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program
  • Located at School of Rural Health, Dubbo Campus
  • Fixed Term, part-time 0.6FTE (3 days per week) and base salary $92K p.a pro rata plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

We are in a period of exciting and significant investment in our Faculty of Medicine and Health and in order to deliver on the University’s ambitious strategic plan, we are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Skills Educator to join the School of Rural Health based at Dubbo.

The Clinical Skills Educator performs day to day tasks associated with planning, coordinating, facilitating, and delivering clinical skills teaching sessions to meet the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program and the Sydney Medical School Stage 3 Program, in regional and rural NSW, consistent with the Sydney Medical Program curriculum requirements. This position will assist with medical student assessments and examinations; deliver practical skills training; and undertake relevant administrative and other duties.

This position is located at Dubbo Campus. Relocation assistance may be provided to the successful candidate if required.

Limited travel between campuses is a requirement of this position along with some out of hours work.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Clinical Skills Educator who possess:

  • tertiary qualification in Nursing with current AHPRA registration and appropriate clinical experience.
  • certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training and/or Preceptor Course and/or equivalent experience
  • post-basic qualifications relevant to education and/or demonstration of skills in clinical teaching and experience in education programs
  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of clinical procedures
  • demonstrated experience working both independently and in a team environment
  • knowledge of and experience with inter-professional education and clinical training methods in health profession education
  • experience in the development of practical teaching programs
  • demonstrated understanding of the issues surrounding the adoption of new learning technologies in medical education
  • current Drivers Licence.

About us

The School of Rural Health (SRH) is part of the Sydney Medical School and delivers the Sydney Medical Program in rural settings. The SRH aims to afford students excellence in medical education as well as the benefits of a rural lifestyle to encourage graduates to return to live and practice in rural and remote Australia.

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Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 784/0419F to apply.


This position is designated as child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm Sunday 26 May 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


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