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Clinical Educator

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, Pro rata
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Acute Nurse with the main focus to help support and develop the nursing team on the Acute Assessment Unit.

You will work with the band 7 educator in acute medicine and alongside the Unit Managers. This is a new unit with upcoming opportunities which will require educational support across staff including the use of the Manchester triage system.

We are a forward thinking team with an emphasis on staff development and training, we believe that supporting our staff to grow and develop creates a great place to work and enables us to provide excellent care with compassion. You will assist with fostering this culture and supporting our staff and service flourish.

#team Acute values the personal skills, experiences and qualities that individuals bring to our department, creating a diverse and knowledgeable team who feel motivated and able to influence the future direction of our service.

So, if you have experience of working in acute care, a special interest in education and are keen to further your career within acute medicine then Lancashire Teaching Hospitals and the Acute Assessment Unit is for you

Main duties of the job

You will be working in all areas of the department and providing support. You will be required to support the development of clinical competence for the nursing team. You will work in line with agreed directorate and trust educational development strategies and priorities.

You will ensure the trust's training education and development priorities are delivered in a timely manner, be a strong role model and provide development, clinical supervision and advice for this staff group to support them in reaching their full potential.

You will also work with the band 7 educator and unit managers in order to educate support the development of the team.

About us

We have 10000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients. Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.

Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.

You'll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you'd never have done. You'll learn about working in a hospital, interacting with people from all different roles to build skills & enhance your career path.

You'll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud of.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the job description listed below:

To provide clinical support to nursing staff new to acute medicial nursing

To assist in the implementation and monitoring of safe and effective care

To be directly involved in clinical teaching to the identified staff groups

Work with Band 7 Clinical Educator to identify areas for learning and development

Have an active role in promoting LTHTR values

Maintain own awareness of current clinical and professional issues

Be accountable for ones own actions in accordance with the code of professional conduct

Person Specification



  • Appropriate NMC Registration
  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing
  • NMC recognised mentorship qualification or supervisor/assessor qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional education or development in area of speciality (Emergency Care).
  • Triage Trained to Manchester Triage Standards
  • Experience of working in Acute medicine for a minimum of 2yrs


  • Educational qualification e.g. award in education and training.
  • Degree in nursing
  • ALS

Knowledge and Experience


  • Requires current up to date Acute medicine experience.
  • Evidence of leadership experience and learning.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures.
  • Experience in assessment and management of acutely unwell patients.
  • Knowledge of management of the acutely unwell or injured patient within acute medicine
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and safeguarding


  • Supervision experience within the clinical setting
  • Knowledge of learning and educational styles
  • Experience in teaching and facilitating
  • Knowledge of ethical issues
  • Experience of competence development and assessment

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Acute Assessment Unit

Sharoe Green Lane



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