Bond University

Bond University

Simulated Participants


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Simulated Participants

Casual Appointments
Reference number: 117521536

About the position

As Australia's first private University, Bond University based at Robina, Gold Coast seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

  • Play a crucial role as a Simulated Participant, portraying patients or clients and providing valuable feedback.
  • Contribute to university education in degrees including Medicine, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Occupational Therapy
  • Create a supportive environment for students and staff.

Join Australia’s number one University for student experience*, and enjoy staff benefits including:

  • Free staff car parking
  • Staff wellbeing program
  • Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program available for all staff
  • Corporate health and finance discounts 
  • Onsite Medical Centre and Counselling Services 
  • Onsite Sports Centre including gym, fitness classes and pool#

About the Position

Bond University Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine provides education to students in health degrees including Medicine, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics and Occupational Therapy. Bond has a personalised teaching model with emphasis on providing small class sizes as often as possible, and for clinical students this may be in a “simulated” or “role play” environment where students can learn or demonstrate a skill. 

A Simulated Participant is a well staff member who portrays a patient (simulated patient), family member or client to meet the objectives of the simulation. Simulated Participants engage in providing feedback to the learner. 

Simulated Participants will partner with various programs in teaching for a variety of educational activities. The names of these activities reflect the level of involvement and training required, such as History Taking or Physical Examination Skills. 

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine welcomes applications for the position of Simulated Participant within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, who will be an integral member of the team.

About the person

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • High level communication skills
  • A positive attitude
  • Mutual respect, cultural awareness and cultural sensitivity in all professional working relationships
  • Performance skills to the requirements of the simulation
  • A high quality, confidential, supportive environment for students and staff
  • Quality feedback to student health professionals as directed by the tutor
  • Ability to build positive relationships with diverse teams
  • Commitment to the Bond University Strategic Plan

Desirable criteria include previous experience as a Simulated Participant or in simulated settings and/or is fluent (written and verbal) in a foreign language including but not limited to: Mandarin, Arabic, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Punjabi etc would be preferable but not essential.

Salary details

The hourly rate for this casual role is $45.95 (includes 25% casual Loading) plus 11% superannuation.

Additional information

Position related enquiries can be directed to Dr Jessica Stokes-Parish, Simulated Participant Program Academic Lead, at [email protected]

Application and submission details

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Position Description and Selection Criteria.

Applicants can apply using the Apply Now button.  All candidates are required to register online via our candidate portal prior to submitting an application. We request that you submit the necessary supporting documents to support your online application. These documents should include your Curriculum Vitae/Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description above.

For current Bond University staff, apply directly via HR Connect, log in with staff credentials, from the Home dashboard select Careers, select the role and apply.

If you require any assistance with your application submission, please visit Applying for jobs at Bond.

Applications close: 5:00pm, Sunday 2 June 2024

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to produce a certified copy of their highest qualification received prior to commencement of duty.

Conditions of employment are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA).

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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Job details


Simulated Participants


Bond University




May 16, 2024

Application deadline

June 02, 2024

Job type



Medicine,Social Science

About the employer

Bond University offers a broad range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework and research) degrees across its Faculties of Law, Business, Humanities & Social Sciences and Health Sciences & Medicine; and Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture. With an internationally diverse, close-knit community of around 4,500 students, Bond University offers the Australia’s lowest student-to-staff ratio, enabling small class sizes that encourage productive engagement and individual mentoring. This personalised approach to education, combined with its uncompromising focus on industry relevance, Bond University apart from every other Australian university. Bond's three semesters per year schedule facilitates accelerated study programs, allowing students to complete a six-semester bachelor degree in two years instead of three, or a master’s in 12 months.

Bond University’s extensive corporate partnerships give students access to industry leaders, opportunities for internships, scholarships and graduate placements with a number of blue-chip organisations worldwide. Students can broaden their horizons by participating in an international exchange program, with the opportunity to study at some of the world’s leading universities. Bond University also welcomes students from its partner institutions who wish to study in Australia for a semester through the Study Abroad program. Also on campus are Bond College – offering university pathway programs – and the Bond University English Language Institute.

The Bond University campus is located on the Gold Coast in the south-east corner of the state of Queensland; one hour from Brisbane and with easy reach of Sydney through regular commercial flights departing from the Gold Coast Airport. Considered Australia’s fastest growing city, the Gold Coast has a strong industrial base formed of marine, education, information communication and technology, food, tourism, creative, environment and sports industries. The city’s economic prosperity is predicted to strengthen further as it prepares to host the Commonwealth Games in 2018. The Bond University campus itself boasts state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities and infrastructure. There is a wide array of on-campus accommodation and dining options with additional accommodation within walking distance of the campus. More than 70 on-campus sporting, recreation and special interest clubs operate on campus, fostering the tight-knit community spirit and complementing the student experience.

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