Clinical Educator - Corporate team

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an RMN or an RN with a teaching qualification and Mental Health experience? We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual with exceptional leadership abilities, to join the MRI Education Team as a Band 6 Clinical Educator. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced practitioner, to support the planning and implementation of high-quality education & training for new and existing staff. The service supports staff to deliver care for patients within the acute hospital setting. The successful candidate would work closely within the corporate education team focusing on corporate educational Workstreams based on the MRI fundamentals of care strategy.

Our busy MRI Corporate Education team, work together to design, plan and deliver evidence-based staff training. We are a positive, inclusive, and progressive team, delivering education and training to ensure that staff feel supported to become competent and confident practitioners, with the skills required to deliver excellent and dignified care to patients. We are looking for an autonomous, charismatic, and engaging individual, who can connect with clinical nursing teams at all levels and support positive changes to organisational culture and practice.

Main duties of the job

This role will support the Senior Clinical Educator in implementing education, training and development strategies in relation to acute care to relevant staff groups.

The role promises to be both interesting and challenging as you will be teaching and assessing others, using a blended approach, to support the delivery of holistic patient care. You will also be involved in some events management, policy harmonisation and educational promotional launches. The successful candidate will support the hospital Induction for new starters working across the MRI and will be upskilled to deliver clinical skills training across the organisation.

Working with the Senior Clinical Educator the post holder will contribute to improvement of standards to care through collaboration of staff groups participating in audit and research.

In conjunction with the Matron and Senior Clinical Educator the post holder will ensure the workforce is fit for purpose in terms of caring for the acutely unwell adult and that individual/ role competencies are reviewed to provide safe, high quality and efficient service.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Relevant professional qualification RMN/ RN with Mental Health experience
  • Teaching qualification
  • Degree in related subject or equivalent level 6 study


  • Leadership qualification



  • Significant experience as a registered healthcare professional with the majority in an acute hospital setting
  • Portfolio of evidence showing achievements in practice/specialty
  • Recent evidence of continuing professional and personal development, both clinical and managerial.
  • Competent with Microsoft office (i.e., excel, PowerPoint, word)
  • Competent at audit


  • Evidence of implementing a service development/change
  • Experience in writing for publication
  • Development and delivery of training/ education
  • Experience of change management



  • Local and national issues regarding education & training within the NHS & NMC standards and requirements



  • Able to motivate people
  • Teaching wide range of audiences
  • Able to work with colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Imagination and creative thinking

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

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