We’re recruiting for our delivery team and one of our current teams suggested asking all the teacher we know if they could help spread the word to anyone they might know that could fit the bill!
I’ve put all the details of the role below so feel free to share with colleagues, friends, family, children who’ve recently graduate that love science, education and want to make a difference in the world.
Role: Medical Mavericks Workshop Facilitator
Duration of contract: 1 Year
Salary £24k – £26k
Location: Ideally based in Midlands region BUT we travel all over the UK and happy to speak to anyone interested.
Medical Mavericks inspire the next generation of healthcare professionals and scientists by taking medical and sports science equipment into schools, colleges & events all over the UK. The medical workshops have equipment such as ultrasounds, phlebotomy arms and more. In the sports workshops, students can do activities such as virtually racing Usain Bolt and testing their strength.
This role is a fantastic CV builder for anyone interested in pursuing a career in education and teaching, science communication or any healthcare sector.
If successful, you will work as one of our workshop facilitators. You will travel to schools around the UK and run workshops for young people, from a wide range of ages (from 7 yrs old to adult learners) and backgrounds (inner city suburbs to private schools). A key part of your role will be to educate young people about the variety of careers within the NHS and promote the STEM subjects.
The role requires flexibility to travel nation wide as we aim to reach and inspire as many young people as possible.
Our workshops are hands-on as we encourage students use real medical kit in the classroom to help them discover the amazing careers in the NHS they never knew existed.
As one of our workshop facilitators you’ll be responsible for travelling to the school with our kit, setting up the workshop, speaking to groups of 30-60 students at time to launch the workshop and then helping them use the amazing medical and sports science kit we take in.
We have all sorts of equipment from ultrasound machines, ophthalmoscopes (to look inside the eyes!), key hole surgery simulators, phlebotomy training arms, ECG machines and more. On the sports science side we have reaction walls, timing gates, strength and jump tests, Watt bikes and speed cameras!
As well as delivering the workshops, you’ll learn about how a small business works, help write articles for our magazine Medical Mavericks World, produce content for our social media platforms and much more. This is what makes this job so exciting – lots of travel and lots of variation.
As a successful applicant, you’ll need to have studied a subject in any of these areas:
Medicine, nursing, health sciences, biological sciences, sport science, biomedical or any of the sciences. You must have a willingness to learn and develop areas that are not your expertise.
● Passion for STEM and working with young people.
● Comfortable with public speaking to large groups of students, often 30-60 at a time
● Company funded clean, enhanced DBS
● Willingness to travel during the week to various locations in the UK, sometimes on a Sunday evening
● Willingness to be away from home for up to a week at a time
● Willing to work outside the usual 9-5
● Full UK-driving licence
● Happy to drive own vehicle OR (age-dependent) drive our vehicles around the UK
● First-aid qualification
● Coaching badges
With this we offer an extensive range of benefits for staff, accommodation and food paid for while away. Travel expenses funded, including mileage for own vehicle.
Opportunities to contribute to the Medical Mavericks World magazine and social media.
Full training provided as well as extensive amount of time of during non term time.
Send in your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org