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Clinical Educator - Endocrinology

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Endocrinology team as a Clinical Educator.

Mattishall Ward is a 38 bedded ward, specialising in Diabetes & Endocrinology. Endocrinology is an interesting specialty, offering opportunities to learn and develop nursing practice within a supported structure. Our Endocrinologists have experience in the management of a wide variety of endocrine diseases. We are currently seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic, and motivated Registered Nurse to join our friendly and motivated team as a Clinical Educator, they will support the ongoing training and development needs of our team. This role offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to work alongside a dedicated and highly skilled multi-disciplinary team.

We are looking for someone with a real passion for working with learners, such as Newly Qualified Nurses, Nurses as part of the Overseas programme, Student Nurses, and any other new members of the team.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Educator will work under the direction of the Ward Manager and Matron on Mattishall ward to support learners, their mentors and supervisors in the workplace. This will involve working clinically with all staff at all stages of their professional development, including those undertaking programmes for overseas and return to practice, supervised practice, pre and post registration programmes and those in bands 1-4.

The post holder will have a key role in developing and maintaining quality and educational initiatives and will act as a role model in clinical practice.

The post holder will work with senior colleagues to raise the profile and promote Endocrinology and Diabetes as an innovative and diverse Specialty.

The post holder will be expected to use their initiative, analytical skills and judgement. The post-holder will work autonomously to agreed objectives.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH's 'PRIDE' values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Be a visible proactive presence in the practice areas working clinically alongside a variety staff to enable them to achieve their programme related learning or professional objectives
  • Provide support and advice to staff who are supervising and mentoring students/learners on a range of programmes.
  • Deliver teaching sessions, including clinical teaching, on in-house programmes of study as required.
  • Where identified as appropriate, and in conjunction with the line manager, develop individualised learning objectives and support learners in achieving them
  • Support new models of mentorship and a coaching approach to learner support where this is achievable.
  • Work with other key personnel in contributing to the audit of practice placements and maintenance of the audit cycle.

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Mentorship preparation programme or equivalent



  • Recent experience of working with nursing students in an acute setting.
  • Significant post registration experience, at least some of which must be at senior Band 5 level or Band 6



  • A calm and organised approach.

Attitude, aptitude


  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital



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