First listed on: 18 July 2019

Clinical Simulation Assistant 

  • Fantastic opportunity to provide clinical, technical and administrative support to the Clinical Simulation Operations team
  • Located at Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mallet Street, Camperdown Campus with occasional travel to Westmead Campus
  • Continuing, full-time, seasonal (37 weeks per year) and base salary $69K pro rata p.a plus leave loading and up to 17% superannuation


About the opportunity 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Simulation Assistant to provide clinical, technical and administrative support in the simulation environment including equipment preparation and recycling, general repair and maintenance of clinical simulation equipment and stock. You will be responsible in carrying out routine tests and preparing the simulation environment for practical classes including the setting up of scenarios.

You will ensure that the relevant Work, Health and Safety standards of the simulation environment are met and are aligned to the University’s WHS policy.

In an increasingly competitive and financially demanding environment the incumbent must be flexible in their approach to activities and be prepared to operate in an environment typified by ongoing change. This seasonal position works over 37 weeks of the year (linked to the academic teaching calendar) and leave restrictions may apply at peak workload periods during semester. The incumbent may be required to work across both the Camperdown and Westmead campuses. 

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 Simulation Assistant who possess the below qualifications and experience:

  • Diploma or Certificate IV with relevant work experience or Certificate III with extensive relevant work experience
  • previous experience working within a medical clinical learning environment
  • sound working knowledge and acute awareness of safety regulations and operating procedures within the simulation environment with well-rounded experience in implementing safety procedures relevant to the clinical simulation environment
  • previous training in clinical simulation and experience working within clinical simulation environment will be highly regarded

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with proven ability to apply theoretical knowledge and techniques to meet the key accountabilities.

About us

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Sydney Nursing School belongs to a research-intensive university and sits within the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Medicine and Health, enabling both staff and students to experience the multiple aspects of the Australian health care system within a global context.

Sydney Nursing School’s main academic activities are teaching, research and scholarship, together with practice and policy development and engagement with all health professions. We also provide advice and consultancy across many key areas of nursing and midwifery.

The focus of our scholarship is to improve health outcomes, the quality of care, and the health-related experience of people at times of vulnerability. Our educational philosophy guides all aspects of curriculum development, implementation and evaluation. Our pedagogic approach emphasises research-led teaching. We also recognise and respect our students as active, adult learners who join us in order that they may develop the competencies and capabilities for clinical practice and research.

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 1358/0719C to apply.

To be considered for this position it is essential that you address the online selection criteria. For guidance on how to apply visit: How to apply for an advertised position.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Thursday 1 August 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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