An exciting opportunity has become available at Conquest Critical Care Unit for a Band 7 Practice Educator to support and develop staff educational needs.
You will need to demonstrate excellent clinical, leadership, teaching and communication skills.
A keen interest in education and teaching is essential to fulfil this post.
You will need to have completed the critical care pathway or equivalent and have at least two years experience in an ITU setting as a Band 6.
You will be expected to support the clinical skills facilitator at both critical care units.
The base site will be Conquest however cross site working will be required to cover the two critical care units.
Critical care currently has currently 6 level 3 beds and 5 level 2 beds, the unit is planning to increase bed capacity to 14 beds in 2024. We work closely with our sister site at Eastbourne District General Hospital which currently has 8 beds.Main duties of the job
To delegate, co-ordinate and supervise all education on the Unit.
To provide expert tuition, support and guidance for nursing, medics and other members of the multidisciplinary team working with the critically ill patient.
To assess learning needs required by staff to enable them to fulfil their role in the Critical Care, in line with the Unit's planned service provision.
To develop, implement, organise and evaluate learning resources/competencies and other staff development programmes in order to meet the Units and individuals learning needs.
To monitor staff's compliance with all training requirements and to maintain appropriate documentation on staff progress and achievements.
You will be expected to cover for the matron in her absenceAbout usWe are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work
We provide safe, compassionate and high-quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.
In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.
In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the job description attached.
If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- First Level Registered Nurse
- Currently working in Intensive Care. With 2 years critical care experience at band 6 or above
- General surgical/medical or specialist ward experience
- Demonstrate an understanding of the role as described in the job description.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Competent in role/skills/knowledge as described in job description
East Sussex Healthcare NHS TrustAddress
St Leonards on sea
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