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Practice Facilitator: Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about education? Do you enjoy working with and supporting student nurses and newly registered practitioners?

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, innovative, and motivated registered children's nurse to come and work in the field of clinical education. You will have the opportunity to work across a variety of clinical settings, be well supported in a small and friendly team of nurse educators, and actively encouraged to further your development in the role.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a compassionate, competent, and flexible nurse who can adapt to working in different environments. The successful candidate will have proven clinical experience as an experienced Band 5 or Band 6 nurse in acute paediatrics and significant experience of working with and developing staff and student nurses.

This role is offered on the basis of a WTE of 37.5 hours a week, however alternative working arrangements such as Part-time or Job-share options are negotiable.

The Practice Facilitator Team work across the undergraduate and graduate workstreams. Practice Facilitators are allocated a primary workstream with opportunities to rotate across both teams giving excellent exposure to different educational opportunities.

About us

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is an international centre of excellence in child healthcare. GOSH is an acute specialist paediatric hospital with a mission to provide world-class care to children and young people with rare, complex and difficult-to-treat conditions.

Together with our research partner, the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, we form the UK's only academic Biomedical Research Centre specialising in paediatrics.

Most of the children we care for are referred from other hospitals throughout the UK and overseas. There are 60 nationally recognised clinical specialities at GOSH the UK's widest range of specialist health services for children on one site.

We believe our people are the head, the heart, the hands and the face of GOSH. Being part of our team is incredibly rewarding and you will be doing something extraordinary to the lives of the children and young people we care for.

GOSH is a challenging, complex and inspiring place to work. Each and every day our people come together to support each other to deliver excellent patient care, often working to help our patients and their families navigate through demanding processes and difficult decisions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • Gosh Values
  • Understanding of Diversity and Inclusion challenges in the workplace

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • Registered Child/ Adult Nurse
  • Current NMC or HCPC registration
  • Significant and relevant children's nursing experience post qualification
  • Relevant degree or equivalent clinical experience
  • Demonstrates evidence of on-going professional development


  • Relevant teaching and assessing qualification e.g., Practice Assessor (previously Mentorship), Preceptor training



  • Experience working with a variety of registered and unregistered staff
  • Policies relating to registered and unregistered education
  • Relevant standards and reports to Pre-registration Nursing, Newly Registered Nurses, and unregistered staff
  • NHS and NMC Nursing Agenda
  • Research based practice
  • Highly motivated, able to work on/under own initiative, good interpersonal skills.



  • Communicate effectively
  • Working as part of a team
  • Facilitating and supporting others
  • Teaching in clinical, and non-clinical settings
  • Using a computer and word processing


  • Using databases and workbooks
  • Presenting to large and small classroom based groups

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

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street



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