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Clinical Practice Educator

Band 6

Main area
Education Team
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
188-NM2654-A
Site
Southampton General Hospital
Town
Southampton
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
25/01/2021 23:59
Interview date
08/02/2021

We are looking for a registered nurse with critical care experience to join the Division B education team at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) as a Clinical Practice Educator.  This is an exciting opportunity, for an enthusiastic individual to develop and deliver education in Respiratory HDU.  In addition, the successful candidate will be required to participate in education in another area in the division alongside other education colleagues.  We are looking for someone with the relevant experience and a passion for education, who would like to develop their teaching skills, whilst having a positive impact on patient care. 

ABOUT THE TEAM

Division B at UHS includes emergency care, medicine, specialist medicine, ophthalmology, pathology and Hampshire and Isle of Wight air ambulance.   The successful candidate will work in the Division B education team, directly supported by the senior clinical educator and the divisional lead to deliver the vision: to educate, develop and inspire; continuous learning to support the delivery of outstanding patient care. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Develop education strategies in partnership with the clinical area and senior clinical educator to deliver ward/department based education

  • Support staff to complete statutory and mandatory training

  • Provide opportunities for professional development

  • Respond to local and Trust-wide clinical training needs

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Registered nurse with critical care experience

  • Excellent communication skills with all members of the MDT

  • Passionate about education

  • Prior experience of developing nursing practice

  • Team player with good working relationships

  • A recognised teaching/mentorship course/qualification

  • A curiosity for learning and enthusiasm about your own professional development

  • An ability to manage own workload; capable of working independently and as part of a wider team

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.               

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON

UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interviews will be held on  8th February 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Rachel Newell
Job title
Divisional Education Lead
Email address
Rachel.newell@uhs.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02381205718

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