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Practice Education Facilitator

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The post holder will take a role on a number of specific work streams relating to the portfolio and will work collaboratively with divisions in order to implement work programmes that are aligned with national and health board wide objectives.

The post will affect its purpose through application of the key principles of professional, education and practice development, by focusing on the improvement of patient care and safety through adoption of a range of approaches working largely within and supporting staff within the education and practice setting. This may involve incorporating other multi professional areas as defined by the Health Board.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Corporate Nurse Education Team within BCUHB. We currently have 1x Band 6 Practice Education Facilitator posts for Central Integrated Health Community.

Main duties of the job

The post holders will work strategically with Health Board Education leads and partner education providers to support student nurse and student midwife education in practice. Post holders will initiate, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with key student placement staff, liaising with key university personnel and other stakeholders to enable innovative and valuable student learning opportunities.

The post holders would be responsible for providing an active and significant contribution to the implementation of these New Future Nurse Standards of proficiency for registered nurses in practice pan BCUHB, providing expert advice and support for areas focusing on Practice Assessor/Supervisor and the learning environment.

Working to strategic organisational values and behaviours and in line with the HEIW vision for Practice Education facilitators in Wales, BCUHB seeks staff that display creativity and innovation, whilst driving their own performance, and the performance of others, to provide the very best experience and service to support student learning in practice.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the \Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC/HCP Registration
  • Post graduate degree in relevant subject


  • Post-registration facilitation course PGCE or equivalent experience



  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification


  • Evidence of level 7 study in relevant health related subject

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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