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Practice Eduactor -Vascular & Urology

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Training and Education Sister / Charge Nurse to join the Planned care group here at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The role promises to be both interesting and challenging involving teaching, assessing and supporting the educational needs of all members of the nursing teams within the care group across a diverse range of specialties.

We're looking for a charismatic and engaging individual who can connect with clinical nursing teams at all levels and support cultural/behavioral changes within teams to ensure improvements in the delivery of the best possible patient experience.

You will play a pivotal role in encouraging the development of a learning culture where both education and lifelong learning are seen as integral to clinical practice.

The role aims to enhance the quality of the learning environment and positively contributes to the development of a workforce which is fit for purpose.

You will need to be a resourceful and resilient individual with a positive attitude who is able to manage a complex and diverse training workload, has excellent organizational skills and most importantly has a genuine passion for teaching others.

This is an ideal opportunity to share your nursing expertise to support and assess in the clinical and classroom setting. You would use your experience, knowledge and skills to contribute to the development of a strong and quality focused workforce for the future.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be part of the practice educator team within the Surgery and Digestive Disease CSU covering Vascular and Urology.

As well as the opportunity to develop personally and professionally, you'll have the chance to use your creative skills in delivering training and education. You'll be supported through an annual appraisal and personal development planning too, and have access to all the training you need to support you in the role.

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:

If you are a Registered Nurse with a recognized teaching qualification with a minimum of 2 years post registration experience and you have a portfolio of evidence demonstrating significant achievements in senior clinical nursing roles within the Acute Hospital setting then you are encouraged to apply.

If this post is your next challenge, please contact:

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact:

Joanne Taylor, Matron for Vascular, Urology, AOPD and WWP DTC

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 24.11.23 (This date may change dependent on the response)

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification



  • 3 years at Band 5
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Can demonstrate a high level of clinical practice
  • Exposure to and involvement with a range of learners.
  • Team building experience and ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proven experience of training and assessment of learners in the clinical area
  • The management of change in relation to clinical practice


  • Experience of clinical audit/research activity



  • Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate problem solving, time management and organisational skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Be able to promote and facilitate evidence-based practice
  • Can develop a positive learning culture
  • Able to motivate and inspire others


  • Formal teaching experience in the clinical or academic setting
  • Be able to interrogate the literature to assess developments in nursing practice
  • Clinical expertise in tracheostomy care



  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of current issues in healthcare
  • Understand vocational styles of training
  • Understand different learning styles


  • Change management theory and application



  • RGN
  • Health related degree or actively working towards
  • Mentor Prep/Supporting Learners in Practice or equivalent


  • Masters degree that is either health or education related
  • Vocational assessor awards

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust





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