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Practice Education Facilitator

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Professional Education & Development Team

Practice Education Facilitator-Operating Department and Theatre Focus

Band 7 Substantive Post

37.5 hours per week.

We are seeking 1 full time Practice Education Facilitator to join our Trust wide team to support the provision of high-quality learning environments for our Operating Department and Theatre services within Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced healthcare professional with a keen interest in education to join the Professional Development & Education Team as a Practice Education Facilitator. Supporting learning environments to provide an excellent learning experience for all healthcare learners on placements within Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be an integral part of your role. You will support learners in practice from a wide variety of healthcare professions, ensuring that all learners receive an outstanding learning experience, which meets quality assurance standards and measurable regulatory body requirements. You will work with clinical staff at all levels, enabling them to provide support and guidance to learners. Key aspects of the role will be to develop the opportunities for interprofessional learning for students. Interested candidates should have highly effective interpersonal skills including the ability to work with a diverse team of professionals, able to influence and negotiate effectively at all levels and use own initiative. You must have excellent organisational skills and be able to meet tight deadlines. Experience of supporting and assessing healthcare learners is essential. Candidates will have a professional qualification and valid registration appropriate to his/her speciality, alongside a degree.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Person Specification



  • Registered with professional body (HCPC/NMC/GPHC)
  • Graduate - health related studies
  • Masters level qualification in related specialism or equivalent of relevant experience e.g., module at Level 7
  • Teaching and education qualification


  • Appropriate Leadership and Management qualification



  • Knowledge of different methods/ styles for teaching and learning
  • Detailed understanding of curriculum development including the generation of learning outcomes
  • Current knowledge of professional regulatory body requirements and national policy
  • Understanding of quality improvement methodology and outcome measurement
  • Microsoft office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

Training and Experience


  • Broad range of post qualifying with a number of years experience with evidence of working in a Band 6 post/ or senior leadership experience
  • Extensive experience of teaching, supervising, and assessing healthcare learners in the learning environment
  • Experience of having worked across professional and organisational boundaries
  • Experience of developing and implementing evidence based new systems and procedures
  • Practical experience of facilitating change, implementing new systems and procedures
  • On-going recent evidence of leading clinical innovation or leading change within clinical practice


  • Experience of effective multidisciplinary working, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Line management experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Trust wide

Old School of Physiotherapy Annex, Oxford Road Campus


M13 9WL

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