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Professional Clinical Educator

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in preceptorship and supporting newly registered practitioners? We are seeking a Registered Nurse with a passion for preceptorship to join our Professional Development Team. You will have current experience of managing change and a teaching qualification or equivalent experience. Excellent communication skills are essential, as are diplomacy and negotiation skills and a proven ability to be able to work without supervision.

This role provides an opportunity to develop new skills and experience, contribute to new service delivery and retain a clinical role. Your own professional development will be supported.

This is an exciting and challenging role and requires a person who has a passion for innovative learning. Someone who has confidence, courage and resilience as a leader to facilitate change within a complex environment.

Main duties of the job

The role is key to supporting newly registered practitioners within clinical areas to have the knowledge, skills and professional development opportunities to contribute towards delivery of excellent and safe patient care. The focus will be supporting the learning, exam preparation, orientation and clinical learning for staff who have joined the NMC register within one year of practice.

The role will facilitate a quality inter-professional learning environment for students and all other learners and healthcare staff in the workplace, developing and implementing point of care learning and development opportunities.

The post holder will facilitate a life-long learning culture to promote continuous professional development and facilitate recruitment and retention activities and workforce transformation

About us

The Inter Professional Clinical Educator has an educational role within our organisation. Leading the Chesterfield Way supports the Trust's objectives and ambitions - and sets out the behaviours and characteristics that leaders are expected to adopt and that all staff can role model, to make the Trust an even better place to work and to support the best possible care for patients. It provides a framework for leadership and supports individual progression through appraisal, career progression and personal development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job description and Person Specification in the attachments. This document contains a full detailed description of the role and what the main responsibilities and duties are along with the criteria that are required.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • oHealthcare Professional Qualification
  • oTeaching & Assessing Qualification
  • oNMC Registered


  • oDegree in education
  • oMasters Degree
  • oNVQ Assessor



  • oProven experience as a healthcare professional
  • oExperience in an acute clinical environment
  • oExperience in training, assessing, staff development


  • oExperience at Band 6 as a healthcare professional
  • o2 years' experience
  • oResearch and audit
  • oUniversity teaching
  • oClinical skills teaching

Skills and Knowledge


  • oCommunication skills
  • oPresentation Skills
  • oTeaching Skills
  • oAssessment skills
  • oProblem solving, negotiating & evaluation
  • oIT Literate


  • oLeadership Skills
  • oChange Management experience

Personal Attributes


  • oTeam player
  • oProfessional appearance
  • oEffective verbal and written communicator
  • oClinical Credibility
  • oConfident
  • oAbility to engage a wide range of individuals

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

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Chesterfield Royal Hospital



S44 5BL

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