Clinical Facilitator in Audiology


College of Human and Health Sciences

Fixed term Clinical Facilitator in Audiology

Ref AC02253

Salary: £32958 to £34956 per annum together with USS benefits

Main Purpose of the Post

To deliver its top 20 ambition Swansea University is seeking to appoint a Clinical Facilitator in Audiology in the College of Human and Health Sciences.

The main purpose of the post is to support WEDS commissioned Healthcare Science (Audiology) students whilst on placement at hospitals across Wales. The aim is to ensure an effective and enjoyable experience in every case such that students on graduation are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the Healthcare Science work force.

Main Duties:

1.Teaching (Enhanced)


  1. Research (Core)
  1. Management (Core)

To contribute to College management duties, for example:

Carry out relevant managerial duties associated with academic posts, for example, duties in relation to student recruitment, induction, teaching and assessment.

  1. General Duties

Staff appointed to Academic positions will be expected to develop and deliver a range of teaching material and will work closely with the Swansea Academy of Learning and Teaching (SALT – SALT aims to enhance the student learning experience through sharing and promoting good practice.


Person Specification

Essential Criteria


Desirable Criteria

Background on College / School / Department

The successful applicant will join the Interprofessional Studies Department within the College of Human and Health Sciences. The Department is home to a number of Healthcare programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Undergraduate programmes are offered in Healthcare Sciences, Midwifery, Paramedic Science and Osteopathy. These professional programmes are highly respected by the various professional communities for the quality of graduates and for the contribution the staff make to these professions in the UK and abroad. Students on these programmes study within the University and on placements at hospitals across Wales where they gain their clinical skills. Before they attend placements however the students practice within the University in dedicated clinical suites within the Department where the very latest equipment is available to ensure the experience matches their work environment.

Informal enquiries to:

Mrs Chantal Patel, Head of Interprofessional Studies

01792 602220;

Mr Barry Bardsley –Team Leader, Biomedical Sciences Team

01792 295276;


Application process

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation.  Applicants should also attach to the application 2 separate documents:
1.  a Curriculum Vitae;
2.  a statement detailing your aspirations to enhance teaching and the student experience.

The academic career profiles are available at:  and these provide indicative performance levels for all academic staff at Swansea University.  These criterion will be used in the recruitment process as well as promotions. Where there are numeric indicators these will be considered in light of the stage of career, hours of work and other commitments .  This may be personal circumstances or work related activities outside of academia such as in industry or a clinical setting.


Please note this is a fixed term post until July 2019 and secondment opportunities will be considered.

To apply for this job please click on the link below:

The closing date for this post is 10th August 2017.