Professional Nurse/Midwife Advocate - Clinical Education Facilitator

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Full Time
Job summary

*Job role requires a professional Nurse/Midwife advocate Qualification*

Are you an experienced education and development champion who is ready for a new challenge? if so there is an exciting opportunity for you to join our Clinical Education Team . You will be joining an industrious team comprising of clinical educational leads for pre-registration, post registration and HCSW development. Your role will be to support Registered Nurses and Nursing Associates in clinical practice to develop the essential skills required to enable achievement of clinical competencies and professional development. We have unique opportunities for experienced and motivated registered nurses who are passionate about nurse education and development to join the team as a Clinical Education Team.

You will work Monday to Friday with occasional requirement for weekends or night shifts depending on service requirements.

If you are interested in joining a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic Clinical Education Team to deliver the Trust objectives and embed our values into all that we do please apply.

Main duties of the job

  • To work across CUH Trust promoting high quality education and support both clinically and educationally
  • Plan, implement and evaluate Trust wide blended learning programs for learners to enable competent evidence based care.
  • To provide restorative clinical supervision in a variety of scenarios in your role as a Professional Nurse/Midwife Advocate (PNA/PMA)
  • Work collaboratively in the planning, delivery and evaluation of clinical skills, eLearning and training programmes to meet Trust priorities for newly appointed and existing staff.
  • Facilitate the development of learners ensuring they develop appropriate competence and skills.
  • Facilitate mandatory training programmes to meet statutory and mandatory requirements.
  • Undertake corporate project work and evaluations linked to development, education and training.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.

Closing date is midnight on 4 June 2023

Interviews are due to be held on 13 June 2023

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • Degree qualification in Nursing and Registered with NMC. Evidence of continuous professional development Practice Supervisor/Assessor qualification Completed or have commenced Professional Nurse/Midwifery Advocate qualification


  • Teaching Qualification or willing to work towards



  • Demonstrate expert nursing skills Relevant clinical experience Evidence of mentorship/preceptorship roles Accept personal accountability for own practice Experience of formal/informal teaching Experience of providing Restorative supervision


  • Relevant experience in clinical education or as a clinical educator



  • Understanding of evidence based practice Understanding of Clinical Governance


  • Knowledge of clinical education field



  • Good verbal and written communication skills Capable of working as an integral member of a small team Adaptable to changing situations due to both workload and colleagues needs Ability to undertake teaching of staff and patients Ability to work unsupervised and manage own workload; effective time management. Effective interpersonal skills Commitment to multidisciplinary working.


  • Assertiveness/perceptive counselling skills Documentation, audit and presentation skills Leadership Skills

Additional Requirements


  • To act in a professional manner at all times in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct Capable of developing liaisons with other practice areas/academic institutions. The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.

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