Nursing Associate Facilitator

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
The roles primary purpose is to provide line management, ongoing teaching, support, advice and guidance to learners.

Build and maintain good working relationships with workplacesupervisors/assessors and monitor progress to ensure retention and achievement.Liaise with HEI and relevant supervisors/assessors and managers to discuss any lack of progress or problems and develop action plans to resolve issues.Ensure that education frameworks, guidelines and regulations are followed by the learner and relevant supervisor/assessor.

Monitor and report on the quality of HEI support to ensure that the needs of Pennine Care and/or professional/regulatory bodies are met. Engage with quality assurance procedures as required to ensure that the Trust's and external standards are met.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the Education and Workforce team in promotion, support and evaluation of the Trainee Nursing Associate programme within the Trust.To contribute to the Education and Workforce teams work plans to improve overall Trust performance and effectiveness.To liaise with external HEI providers in regards to all Trainee NursingAssociate programme requirements:

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as part of the Education and Workforce team in promotion, supportand evaluation of the Trainee Nursing Associate programme within the Trust. To contribute to the Education and Workforce teams work plans to improveoverall Trust performance and effectiveness. To liaise with external HEI providers in regards to all Trainee NursingAssociate programme requirements:

Person Specification



  • Registered with the NMC
  • Nursing Associate Foundation Degree or apprenticeship /equivalent with post qualification experience
  • Willingness to study and obtain an externally recognised national trainers L& D award.
  • Experience of teaching / training adults formally and informally - To groups of varying size - To groups of varying seniority - Sessions of varied duration
  • Experience of working professionally as a registered nurse or nursing associate with post qualification experience
  • Experience of supporting junior members of staff and/or Trainee Nursing Associates
  • Evidence of advocating for the role of the Nursing Associate locally and/or Nationally
  • Thorough knowledge of Nursing Associate apprenticeship programme
  • Training and compliance requirements of Professional Bodies (e.g. NMC)
  • Able to supervise trainees and give feedback and instruction and good communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, as own work is managed rather than supervised and self motivated and good time management
  • Evidence of ability to problem solve, use own initiative and take personal responsibility for decisions when instant action is needed on courses and able to plan and organise own work
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team, effectively liaising with colleagues whose roles interlink
  • The ability to motivate, coach and support students and have knowledge of individual learning styles and development needs and ability to reflect on the effectiveness of training and adapt approach


  • Degree Registered Nurse
  • L& D qualification
  • ECDL / Familiar with appropriate I.T.
  • Experience delivering prewritten training materials and experience of delivering training: -- On varied subject matter - At varied difficulty levels
  • Experience of working in clinical environments - mental health/ community, clinics/specialist services
  • Experience of apprenticeship standards, delivery and monitoring
  • Learning Theories
  • Working knowledge of Mental Health / Learning Disability Services

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

Pennine Care NHS FT


Education and Workforce Development Team, Horton House

Horton House, Southlink Business Park,



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