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Clinical Educator - Inpatient Services

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Would you like to work for an organisation that will make a real difference and offer a truly rewarding and enjoyable career?

Team Derbyshire Healthcare are seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to be our Clinical Educator for Inpatient services.

It would be a great fit for a clinician, who is seeking a new challenge and would like to play a key part in developing this new role.

We are a friendly, values-driven Trust and put our people first in the knowledge that an engaged and empowered workforce leads to good patient care.

It's a good time to join Team Derbyshire Healthcare - we are growing, with lots of exciting new developments and investment in local mental health services.

Main duties of the job

Develop, implement and evaluate a wide range of development packages of clinical, educational and professional support for clinical staff in In-Patient areas for a variety of role

Ensure good visibility within the clinical environment and offer frequent supervision to clinical staff.

Provide strong clinical leadership, energising, inspiring and empowering staff to provide high quality clinical care.

Promote an ethos of team and joint working, collaboration, and mutual respect amongst all members of staff

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network, Woman's Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification

Qualifications / Attainment


  • RMN/RNLD or AHP registered with the HCPC
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience
  • Evidence of continuous professional and management development
  • Recognised Teaching & Assessing Qualification


  • Leadership and management qualification
  • Master's Qualification
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education

Knowledge and Experience


  • A good knowledge of In-patient mental health services
  • Highly developed leadership skills with the ability to present and receive highly complex information which can be sensitive.
  • Extensive knowledge of service issues and priorities facing Mental Health care
  • Ability to work flexibly in the clinical environment to support staff development and service need when required.
  • Evidence of teaching in a variety of settings using a range of different education and learning strategies where there may be barriers to understanding.
  • Evidence of commitment to educational initiatives to ensure the delivery of evidence based clinical practice and high-quality care
  • Ability to motivate and support others.
  • Experience of mentoring/coaching junior staff
  • Knowledge of national and local mental health drivers and standards.
  • Production of high quality reports.


  • Coaching/Mentorship experience
  • Clinical supervision experience
  • Experience of building internal and external networks
  • Project management experience
  • Service improvement and change management experience.
  • Research experience
  • Audit experience
  • Experience in a variety of clinical settings

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Kingsway Hospital


DE22 3LZ

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