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Clinical Nurse Educator

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Maidstone , Kent
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for a very highly motivated individual who wants to work within the Education team to support and grow the team of around 70 staff and ensure the high standards of care are maintained.

Each day brings new challenges and requires an ability to think outside the box.

You will need to have a positive forward thinking approach to work and be able to take on new projects and training relevant to the post. You will also need to be flexible and able to travel and attend training days.

Full support will be given for Further education as role modelling is essential.

Main duties of the job

Working alongside trained staff clinically, Teaching at the bedside and in the classroom. Arranging and participating in Cross site working and organising in house study days.

Completing competencies with staff and setting deadlines from all bands of staff.

Regular one to one meetings which will require excellent communication skills and the ability to diffuse situations.

Organising all new starters/ students which involves allocating off duty and planning the induction process.

About us

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 760,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.

The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.

We employ more than 7,000 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

Following your Corporate Induction you will be expected to attend the Trusts 2-week Induction Programme for RNs, NAs, RMs, ODPs and Paramedics. The programme is full-time (please email if this is problematic)and will involve travel to both Trust sites. The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area, classroom-based sessions and e-learning.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

Person Specification



  • Accredited Intensive care course


  • Teaching qualification or equivalent masters



  • Evidence of leadership experience

Experience / Knowledge


  • Experience at Band 6 on ITU or equivalent


  • Research and Audit experience

Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust



Hermitage Lane

Maidstone , Kent

ME16 9QQ

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