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Deputy Clinical Practice Facilitator-CLiP Educator

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year p.a. inc.
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, dynamic, and motivated midwife to join our midwifery education team, working collaboratively with the CPF and University partners. We are looking for a midwife with a broad range of experience within maternity services, with a passion for education to prepare and train staff and embed Collaborative Learning in Practice (CLiP) in the Trust.

The role of Deputy Clinical Placement Facilitator-CLiP Educator is to work alongside the Clinical Placement Facilitator ensuring the education and development of all student midwives within maternity services and other learning environments meets the NMC pre-registration midwifery standard. This role will also focus on creating, sharing and embedding the Collaborative Learning in Practice (CLiP) vision within Maternity.

Main duties of the job

  • To co-ordinate and facilitate the educational activities of individual pre and post registration students and return to practice (RTP) midwives, by working in partnership with the HEI to promote evidenced based learning in the development of midwifery practice, encompassing local and national service objectives.o Work in partnership with the Trust, Maternity Clinical Placement Facilitator and HEIs to strategically plan the student placement mapping. Allocating students on an annual basis, ensuring processes are in place to monitor and manage the operational and quality aspects of placements.o To facilitate a positive learning experience by assuring a safe and effective clinical placement for midwifery students which takes into account the capacity of clinical areas and practice assessors & supervisors.o Ensure that students achieve the NMC requirements for clinical skills e.g. 40 deliveries and manipulate student learning experiences where necessary to meet this need, troubleshooting when issues arise.o To maintain a record of each student's progress and clinical teaching contact time.o Be conversant with and implement education and practice standards from the NMC, HEI, NHS England, LMNS, Capital Midwives and other government agendas.

About us

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, our procedures and our People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

In order to comply with our duty of care and forthcoming legislation, we require all new starters to have the COVID vaccine. Vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an exemption applies.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification, but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed

Person Specification

Education qualifications


  • NMC Registered Midwife
  • Mentorship Course and Sign off mentor/ SSSA training
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development


  • Evidence of study at Masters Level or equivalent
  • Practice teacher/ Teaching qualification
  • Knowledge or experience of coaching

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to demonstrate the required expertise associated with a senior midwife role
  • Completed a full midwifery clinical rotation
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Committed to student midwife development and Training
  • Able to demonstrate Advanced clinical skills
  • Evidence of applying current Research to practice.
  • Proven teaching and assessing skills
  • Highly motivated and uses own initiative
  • Ability to lead, develop and motivate staff
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and presentation skills


  • General computing skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Influences and behaviours that support positive patient experience
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organisation skills
  • Ability to understand and analyse financial, numerical and statistical data.
  • Able to challenge current practice in a non-threatening manner



  • Experience of change management/ implementation of practice change.
  • Has relevant post registration experience, with experience in education or as either junior specialty role
  • Evidence of working with and supporting student Midwives
  • Mentoring experience


  • Previous Band 7 experience
  • Evidence of teaching and assessment of students and qualified staff.
  • Experience of teaching, research and clinical audit
  • Experience of resource management
  • Counseling / Support experience
  • Experience of working in a senior midwife role

Trust Values


  • Sufficient experience to fulfil the requirements of the job with any aids and adaptations.
  • The ability to work flexibly, think laterally and communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Travel to community and university sites when required
  • Understanding and demonstration of the Trust Values
  • Commitment and adherence to equality, diversity and inclusion



  • Sound knowledge of midwifery practice and midwifery education framework.
  • Management of high-risk obstetric cases.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current NHS, midwifery and education issues and initiatives.


  • Leading or participation in meetings
  • Practice development or management of projects or initiatives.

Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Homerton University Hospital

Homerton Row, E9 6SR


E9 6SR

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