Teaching and Technician Assistant

Liverpool John Moores University

Salary Range

£22,681 – £24,533 per annum


School of Nursing and Advanced Practice

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is a distinctive, unique institution, rooted in the Liverpool City Region and with a global presence. Our students and staff, past, present, and future, are the beating heart of our city and can be found in every corner of every industry and community. We couldn’t exist anywhere else and have shaped the city in which we belong. Working with the people of Liverpool to improve lives and support communities is at the heart of why we were founded and why we exist today. 

A position has arisen for a Teaching and Technician Assistant, within the Faculty Simulation Unit. The post is located within the Tithebarn Street Building, in the School of Nursing and Allied Health and reports to the Faculty Resource Manager. You must be able to start at 8:30am or earlier as required. Currently around 6 months of the year the post operates on a shift, with early and late work usually from 8am to 8pm, on designated days throughout the week. Occasional weekends for Open Days and other activities are required.

The role supports setting up, supporting teaching in class, and setting down of equipment daily. IOSH certified will be an advantage or required to pass IOSH training early in your appointment, to teach Manual Handling techniques. You will also support handling of sharps with students, and specialised technical support with medical disciplines such as Endoscopy.

You will provide first line support operating and maintaining computer based clinical simulators, manikins, models, trainers, other equipment as well as medical consumables.  An element of this role includes the support of Immersive Environment technology, VR, and specialist clinical equipment. You will also support General IT, and classroom audio visual needs throughout the general teaching spaces and meeting rooms.

Previous technical experience in an Education or NHS environment would be advantageous, with strong IT skills are going to be needed to succeed in this role. Five GCSEs or equivalent, OR previous work/life experience in a relevant role

In return, we offer an excellent benefits package including generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, induction and development support as well as family-friendly policies.

This is an exciting time to join LJMU in our bicentenary year and with the launch of our new strategic plan. 

If you feel that this is the role you have been looking for and your skills and experience can make a real difference at LJMU, we look forward to hearing from you.

LJMU is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all background and communities irrespective of age, transgender status, disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and religion or belief.  All our appointments are made on merit.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.

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