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Practice Educator-ICU

Manchester University 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
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a band 6 ICU skilled nurse to work as PBE supporting the development of staff working within this area on the Burns Unit. The post holder would be part of a team providing senior leadership within this specialist service on a day to day basis, using specialist skills and knowledge to support the development and knowledge of ICU skilled staff and rotating into ICU.Act as a mentor/preceptor to junior staff, with specific responsibility for pre-registration students. The post holder will take delegated responsibility for the management of the clinical team and the maintenance of high standards of quality patient care and working closely with the multi-disciplinary team in delivery of care to burns injured patients and their families.

Main duties of the job

High quality evidenced based care is the hallmark of our service and we pride ourselves in delivering excellent quality of care along with a positive experience for or patients. We provide a specialist service, and this is your opportunity to lead on the education and training of staff to enhance the experience of patients and their families, supporting the team to deliver the highest standards of safe and effective care.

We are looking for a qualified in speciality nurse with significant ICU experience at Band 5 or above within an intensive care unit and evidence of degree level study, with a passion for education and training working alongside other PBEs.

This post is pivotal within the nursing structure. You will have specialist clinical leadership and management skills and the knowledge to support the organisation in the delivery of the highest quality of care, supporting and teaching staff to become competent, autonomous practitioners.

This post will involve the provision of direct care and supportive educational packages to staff working across intensive, high dependency and ward burns care. By undertaking the role your work split between working clinically and as PBE.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Diploma
  • ICU Course or equivalent
  • Assessor/mentor


  • Degree
  • EMSB course
  • Basic recovery course
  • Burns Course or equivalent study



  • Relevant experience at band 5 in ICU
  • Evidence of leading a team and working autonomously
  • Evidence of motivation


  • Previous Burns experience
  • Wound Care knowledge
  • Evidence of working within other areas
  • Working with students



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing skills/ability.
  • Clinically competent in clinical area/speciality
  • Proven time management of workload, self and of others.
  • Leadership
  • Wound care skills
  • Computor literate


  • Experience of haemodialysis/haemofiltration
  • Entonox Trained



  • Motivated to personal and professional development of self and other colleagues.
  • Supportive to all learners in the practice setting
  • Capacity to work with colleagues at all levels
  • Able to cope with pressurised situations
  • Enthusiasm and inspirational skills.
  • Reliable and adaptable

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Southmoor Rd


M23 9LT

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