IP&C Practice Educator

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 Infection Prevention & Control Practice Educator

An opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our highly successful, innovative and exciting Infection Prevention and Education Team.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate significant post qualification experience, highly developed clinical skills, and a proven interest in teaching and education. The successful candidate will be required to travel across the NCAs acute and community settings to deliver on an agreed program of education and continuing professional development.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work under the umbrella of Infection Prevention and Control and be responsible for the development and delivery of training to NCA staff. You will have a passion for excellence be experienced and motivational in delivering teaching sessions and assessing knowledge and practice, both to groups and individual learners. You will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the learners' clinical skills development in relation to Infection Prevention and Control.

You will use your highly effective communication skills, to give feedback and support to learners, helping to develop and support staff to be the best that they can be.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance (NCA) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Launched in April 2017, the NCA serves over one million people across Greater Manchester and employs over 19,000 healthcare professionals across Bury, Rochdale, Salford and Oldham. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge.

At the NCA, we can offer group-wide, flexible multi-site opportunities, as part of our connected, integrated and engaged team. We believe in saving and improving lives and are passionate about driving forward significant improvements to the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care to our local community.

If you share our vision, take your place with us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be expected to plan and achieve allocated learning outcomes within the expected time frame and contribute to the overall success rates for the services team. It is imperative that you maintain accurate manual and electronic records which are auditable by internal and external quality assurance processes. Attention to detail is paramount, as is the excellent customer service and commitment to staff development in line with our Trust values.

The post is for 37.5 hrs per week to be worked over 5 days. The post-holder will mainly be based onsite at Salford, however applicants must be able to travel across all Northern Care Alliance sites.

Car Driver essential.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with an NMC pin number or eqivalent registration

Essential Qualification


  • Degree level studies or equivalent portfolio of evidence
  • Teaching qualification - mentorship/PGCE/ equivalent expereince
  • Experience of teaching, supervising and assessing healthcare professionals in clinical practice


  • Willingness to undertake further professional study

Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience


  • Broad range of clinical experience working in a multi disciplinary team
  • Car driver/owner


  • Experience and knowledge of care of invasive devices
  • Staff coaching

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

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Care Organisation

Stott Lane



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