Education Facilitator

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
1 x permanent (1.0 WTE) role available, job share will be considered

We have an exciting opportunity for a registered health professional to join the Clinical Education Team at Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The roles are central to the delivery of education and practice development within the clinical workforce, through program design and delivery, work-based learning, clinical support, education, and training.

Please note this role jointly supports education and clinical skills delivery to the Clinical workforce including Medical and non-medical students in addition to supporting the wider delivery of education needs within the trust. The role is fundamental to ensuring quality clinical placements of medical and non-medical students and apprentices thus supporting a robust assessment and evaluation process.

The post will enable the right candidate to develop their own portfolio in teaching, training and understanding learning as well as being supported in their own development as an educator. This is a fantastic opportunity for personal and professional development and is an exciting time to join the education teams within the new Heart and Lung research institute.

Main duties of the job

Learner Support in Practice

Assist in the development and maintenance of quality clinical placements and evaluation processes

Support continuing development of the clinical learning environment

To support the assurance of quality supervision and assessment in the clinical placement area

Support the design, delivery, and evaluation of corporate and local inductions

Assist in supporting and referring learners in difficulty and where additional support has been requested / identified

Clinical & Medical Education Support

work collaboratively with the multiprofessional teams to design and deliver recognised training programs

To contribute to the scoping of training requirements across the trust via the training needs analysis

Ensure that training is progressed in conjunction with other developments of current and emergent local and national policy, strategy, and legislation

Provide guidance and support to individuals undertaking academic studies

Clinical Skills Training

Support the Clinical & Medical Education Team in the co-ordination and delivery of clinical and mandatory training programmes

Support clinical areas in expediting the acquisition of skills by providing local training and assessment

Act as a train the trainer for high use items

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge.

We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future.

Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today.

The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence and collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles and interactions.

Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality. The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please ensure you evidence in the Essential Criteria how you uphold the Trust Values Compassion Excellence Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification

Values and Behaviours


  • Evidence ability to uphold the Trusts values Compassion Excellence Collaboration.



  • Registered Professional: Registered Nurse, Allied Healthcare Professional
  • Qualification and experience in student assessment such as: Practice Assessor / Educator, the mentorship preparation pathway, or equivalent.



  • Ability to communicate information which may be difficult / sensitive or complex to both individuals and groups.
  • Experience in teaching and assessing competencies / proficiencies in the clinical learning environment.
  • Knowledge of HCPC Standards / NMC Code of Conduct, Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment and professional practice guidance.

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.

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

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Biomedical Campus




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