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Practice Education Facilitator- ASCR

North Bristol NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata (dependent on experience)
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will:
  • Line manage the team of Practice Education Facilitators in accordance with Trust Policies and Procedures, escalating accordingly any issues relating to performance, sickness and training identified within own team.
  • Provide strategic and operational leadership to the Practice Education Facilitation (PEF) Team
  • Provide direction and facilitate training and education across all multi-professional environments.
  • Provide guidance to support the breadth of the learner experience, which may require cross boundary working, and contribute to the delivery of effective evidence based, quality assured and governance led care.
  • Co-ordinate and implement training programmes for registered and non-registered staff.
  • Provide strategic and operational education links between departments and link with other PEF staff.
  • Undertake the leadership role in the development of the PEF team.
  • Support the strategic development of the workforce within practice development.

Main duties of the job

  • Accountable for the operational and strategic management of the Practice Education Facilitation (PEF) team.
  • Development of a wider PEF team to support the role of lead PEF
  • Responsible for developing a support system for the delivering of pre and post registration education programmes and for the supervision of students and assessors
  • Support the senior Nursing team in developing a workforce plan for the future
  • Develop, implement and deliver education/training programmes to support workforce development programmes.
  • Develop the PEF team to support and facilitate the educational training requirements of students and assessors across the division.
  • Work with the Trust Education leads to develop integrated training programmes, develop educational processes and support students across all areas.
  • Responsible for effective management of educational resources and delegated non-pay budget.
  • Develop and supervise a programme for appropriate allocation of CPD training across ASCR.

About us

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead.

We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialties.

NBT Cares values are underpinned by our positive behaviours framework - a framework that provides clear guidance on how colleagues can work with one another in a constructive and supportive way.

We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.

We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

Bristol has been voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local Music, Arts and Restaurants with a wide range of shopping areas.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Act at all times within the nursing professional code of conduct
  • Responsible for delivering the education strategy within Critical Care for non-medical staff
  • To provide management to a service led multidisciplinary education strategy
  • To lead on the ICU course by teaching and organising the course modules
  • Plan and facilitate teaching in the clinical area on all aspects of critical care nursing
  • To support/mentor and coach the nursing staff to achieve their competencies
  • To provide assurance of compliance for all staff with training needs
  • To take an active lead role in SIM training utilising the SIM rooms on the ICU and working with the SIM medical lead to deliver training and courses
  • To help provide a specialised and advanced nursing service, ensuring high standards are monitored and maintained within the framework of clinical governance
  • To be recognised as an expert in applying all aspects of critical care nursing to adult patients and to support the nurses working with the patients
  • To be a positive role model to deliver exceptional health care
  • Contribute to the corporate practice development projects (including infection control, safeguarding, tissue viability)
  • Lead, facilitate and implement audit and research findings where appropriate
  • This is an influencing role, requiring vision, strong organisational skills and self-motivation
  • Maintain a database of staff training
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge base, ensuring professional academic credibility
  • To support staff through their appraisal/revalidation process addressing individual development needs and monitoring performance in line with Trust policy

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse and current NMC registration
  • Recognised teaching qualification
  • Relevant degree plus evidence of specialist training experience
  • Experience of teaching and education


  • Evidence of Study at Masters level or happy to work towards
  • Broad range of post qualifying clinical experience
  • Experience of developing and implementing new roles and education/training programmes

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust


ASCR, Southmead Hospital

Southmead Road


BS10 5NB

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