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Clinical Facilitator For Project Implementation

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
We are seeking to recruit a clinical facilitator for implementation of projects for the Children's Hospital . This is an exciting opportunity to develop your leadership and change management skills . The post will involve representing the Children's Hospital at a national level continuing to develop and implement the National Pews Project . The post will involve carrying out audits, data monitoring and taking the lead for development of new documentation within the children's hospital. . As a clinical facilitator you will be working alongside staff to implement change and have a clinical presence . You will work closely with the education lead and the clinical facilitators for the Children's Hospital in delivering education and clinical support as required . You will work in close partnership with the band 7 team to maintain safe standards of care and clinical practice.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

About us

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Your Responsibilities

What youll do

Attend both national, regional and local meetings relating to projects you are leading representing Southampton Childrens hospital.Audit current practices and documentation and feedback to the clinical teams.

Work closely with the education lead and ward managers providing feedback for the projects / audits you are leading on currently and to determine the priorities for the future .Lead on documentation changes for the Childrens Hospital.

What were looking for:
  • Knowledge and experience of change management
  • Relevant clinical experience of working at a senior band 5 or above.
  • Enhanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present information and train multi professional teams.
  • Interest in education

Person Specification



  • Registered Children's Nurse
  • Evidence of level 6 education/ completed Degree.
  • Recognised teaching/assessing course.
  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • PILS course.


  • EPLS qualification



  • Working at minimal of band 5 level for 3 years in acute setting.
  • Evidence of participation in standard setting and audit.
  • Specialist clinical skills and experience.
  • Evidence of managing own workload in the clinical area.


  • Experience in surgical nursing
  • Experience in competency development
  • Experience in leading in a ward initiative or a link nursing role.
  • Experience in delivery of education and training with an acute setting.

Aptitudes and Skills


  • Ability to work alone and in a team.
  • Ability to present information and train groups of people.
  • Awareness of current local and national professional children's nursing issues.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management.
  • Ability to manage own workload.

Trust Values


  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust


Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road


SO14 2AA

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