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Radiology Lead Practice Educator

Employer
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a enthusiastic Radiographer to join East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust as Lead Practice Educator for Radiology.

The post holder will be responsible for the management of the clinical training of Undergraduate Radiographers, Trainee Assistant Practitioners and Apprentices whilst in the Radiology departments at ELHT, working in collaboration with the associated educational establishments and professional bodies.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the development, education and training of Student Radiographers, Assistant Practitioners and Apprentices.

Develop an innovative approach to clinical education working with education providers in developing/evolving programmes to meet the needs of the service and the changing inter-professional educational landscape.

To establish and maintain a comprehensive programme of professional practice teaching within the clinical practice sites, in accordance with current practice and university/college learning outcomes.

Undertake regular practical and theoretical training with students, evaluating and making the most efficient use of all the medical imaging clinical education resources within the trust.

Organisation of clinical rotas in association with the appropriate departmental managers to ensure integration with academic study and the inclusion of tutorial work.

To co-ordinate and supervise the training of students including visits to other clinical departments and for elective placements.

Participation in the student professional practice assessment scheme, both in the clinical learning environment and at the university.

Plan own workload ensuring all roles are undertaken in the appropriate timescale.

Participate in the seven day out of hours and extended day working initiatives as required.

About us

We employ 8,000 staff, some of whom are award winning and internationally renowned for their work and achievements. We treat over 700,000 patients a year from the most serious of emergencies to planned operations and procedures. Our high quality healthcare services are offered across five hospital sitesand various community sites.

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust we are currently undergoing exciting changes transitioning from CR to DR technology and have a clear vision to be the leading provider of imaging services across East Lancashire, delivering the highest standards and providing safe, personal and effective care to all our patients.

Our staff are friendly, supportive and dedicated professionals who will make you feel very welcome. Our service is committed to encouraging staff to widen their scope of practice, with continuous professional development actively encouraged and supported by expert clinical leads.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the development, education and training of Student Radiographers, Assistant Practitioners and Apprentices.

Develop an innovative approach to clinical education working with education providers in developing/evolving programmes to meet the needs of the service and the changing inter-professional educational landscape.

To establish and maintain a comprehensive programme of professional practice teaching within the clinical practice sites, in accordance with current practice and university/college learning outcomes.

Undertake regular practical and theoretical training with students, evaluating and making the most efficient use of all the medical imaging clinical education resources within the trust.

Organisation of clinical rotas in association with the appropriate departmental managers to ensure integration with academic study and the inclusion of tutorial work.

To co-ordinate and supervise the training of students including visits to other clinical departments and for elective placements.

Participation in the student professional practice assessment scheme, both in the clinical learning environment and at the university.

Plan own workload ensuring all roles are undertaken in the appropriate timescale.

Participate in the seven day out of hours and extended day working initiatives as required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Diagnostic Radiography or DCR (R)
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council


Desirable

  • Teaching qualification or experience.
  • Society of Radiographers Practice Educator Accreditation


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working independently and as part of a team
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Computer literate
  • Evidence of a high standard of radiography
  • Interest in teaching
  • Evidence of supervisory skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to present information in a clear and logical manner
  • Ability to plan own time
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and motivational skills


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Confident at working under pressure
  • Effective time management
  • Respected member of an existing team
  • Approachable


Other

Essential

  • Ability to work out of hours
  • Ability to work cross site


Employer details

Employer name

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Blackburn

BB2 3HH

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435-D355-23

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