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Clinical Educator

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 £32,306-39,027 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Ensure that education and training meets the specific needs of the specialist area.

Promote an environment that encourages learning, teaching and the development of all staff, including those undergoing training.

Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the Education and Training within the speciality.

The post holder will be expected to function as an independent practitioner/clinical expert by virtue of their in-depth knowledge and experience.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an aspiring Band 6 Clinical Educator to join our team of experienced, highly skilled nurses and support workers on E15. You will also be part of the wider team of E14 and E15 ensuring that education, teaching, learning and support is provided for all staff members with the support of the current Clinical Educator. You will also be part of an already established team of Deputy sisters that strive to ensure that all staff are well educated and supported throughout their working career.

Ward E15 is a 28 bedded ward that currently cares for emergency general surgery patients. E15 prides itself on providing the best possible care and experience to all our patients and their families, ensuring clinical excellence and compassionate, thoughtful care at all times.

Our team would welcome a forward thinking, dynamic nurse who is committed to ensuring our patients receive only the very best in evidence based nursing care. The successful candidate will display excellent leadership, teaching and communication skills and be able to confidently liaise with all partners to ensure the safe, timely care of our patients.

If you are a committed and flexible team player who insists on the best possible care for your patients and is ready to become part of a Ward leadership team we would love to hear from you.

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust provides services to over 2.5 million residents of Nottingham and its surrounding communities and specialist services to 3 to 4 million patients. Operating over 3 sites, we have an annual income of �824 million, 1700 beds and 13000 employees. We also have an ambition to be recognised as the country's best teaching Trust internationally distinguished in a range of services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with the full Job Description and person specification documents attached to this advert.

Ensure that delivery of person centred care and compassionate care is at the centre of the speciality.

Spend 80% of their time in clinical practice in a supervisory capacity supporting new starters, Trainee Nursing Associates (TrNA) international nurses as well as established nursing staff providing clinical care to develop their knowledge and skills.

Deliver a speciality specific programme of training and education ensuring nursing teams have the skills and competencies to function safely, effectively and efficiently. This will include supporting the PDN for the speciality in the planning and implementation any new or extended clinical skills or roles.

Contribute to the development implementation and evaluation of the Education and Training Needs Analysis for the speciality ensuring returns from appraisals are fed through to ensure continuous professional development for the area.

Be responsible for supporting ward/ dept. sisters charge nurses to ensuring staff complete their mandatory training, induction, HCA academy and Acute Care Skills in a timely manner.

Participate in investigations of incidents that occur on E15 and work to implement action plans and learning following incidents

Contribute to the delivery and facilitation of individual sessions on the divisional education and training programmes.

Support the division in sharing of best practice and learning from patient complaints and incidents, maintaining a continuous cycle of improvement.

Work collaboratively with other clinical educators across the division to ensure education and training opportunities are shared across the division and inter-professionally.

Person Specification

Values and Behaviours


  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's We are here for you behavioural standards



  • Current level 1 NMC registration
  • Teaching qualification and evidence of delivering educational session
  • Qualified and experienced mentor meeting NMC Mentor standard


  • Previous clinical education experience



  • Extensive post-registration experience within speciality
  • Demonstrates evidence of clinical teaching in the practice setting


  • Evidence of Band 5/6 experience working clinically in different specialities in an acute hospital setting

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Queens Medical Centre

Derby Road



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