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Simulation Technician Apprentice

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
8 Oct 2023

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Simulation Technician - Apprentice - CIC

An exciting new post has been created for a Simulation Technician Apprentice, working primarily in the new simulation suite at the Cumberland Infirmary. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-directed, innovative candidate with excellent technical, multi-media and audio visual skills. This role will be to provide technical expertise and support for all simulation activities within the simulation centre.

The post holder will work as part of the Simulation Team, which is currently primarily based in the Education Centre at Cumberland Infirmary. The Simulation Team is part of the Medical Education Department which has oversight of both undergraduate and postgraduate education for all staff (Medical/Nursing/AHP) within the Trust, with links to regional training through Health Education England-North East

Main duties of the job

To provide first line care and maintenance of simulation, clinical skills, and audio visual equipment; this includes reporting of faults or repairs.

To assist with preparing rooms including simulation equipment to support training/education teaching, courses, assessments and examinations.

Trouble-shooting of technical issues within the service

Assist with real and simulated patients

To achieve L3 simulation technician apprenticeship including successful completion of the End-Point Assessment

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Across the North East and North Cumbria we are working together to deliver our ambition to be the greenest region in England by 2030. There is an expectation for all staff to support this by familiarising yourself with the Trust's sustainability initiatives such as waste and recycling, going paperless, videoconferencing, sustainable transport and others.

We encourage you to think about what you can do as an individual and within your team to contribute in to embedding carbon reduction into the everyday running of our organisation.

Date posted

28 September 2023

Pay scheme



£10,296 a year per annum pro rata




24 months

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Reference number


Job locations

Education Centre, Cumberland Infirmary

Infirmary Street




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