Deputy Practice Educator - Emergency Department

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum, pro rata for part time
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you a current Emergency Nurse, with a passion for education?

This is a new opportunity for a Band 6 role in education within the ED at Poole Hospital. You will be working alongside the Band 7 Practice Educator to provide clinical supervision, practical training and continuing professional development to nursing staff of all grades within ED. This will include working with students, overseas nurses and newly qualified nurses.

We are looking for an hard working individual with good interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate should relish the challenge of a fast paced and exciting environment whilst wanting to develop and educate the emergency care team to the highest standard.

You will have the right attributes to deliver formal and informal inter-professional education, using a variety of teaching and learning strategies, in order to support lifelong learning and improve the delivery of evidence-based, patient focused care.

Whilst this position would be primarily base in Poole Hospital it will be an expectation of the role to work across both Royal Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals

Base Location: Poole

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued team mates and colleagues

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert

Person Specification



  • Clear understanding of current pressures in emergency care
  • Knowledge of current developements in emergency care


  • Experience of induction of \International Nurses and OSCE process

Technical Skills Competencies


  • Ability to identify and manage acutely ill patients
  • Cannulation and Venepuncture
  • ILS certificate


  • Completion of an emergency care competency document
  • Ability of apply Plaster of Paris
  • Wound closure skills
  • ABGs



  • Registered Nurse Degree (adult)
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Post- registration qualification in Emergency Nursing


  • ALS provider
  • EPALS provider
  • Teaching and assessing qualification



  • Demonstrable and recent experience in Emergency Nursing
  • Evidence of ability to perform triage
  • Demonstrable and recent experience in teaching and assessing


  • Previous experience at Band 6 in acute setting
  • Evidence of change management
  • Experience of leading Simulation learning session
  • Evidence of team building development

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