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Practice Educator (Elderly/IMU)

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The role promises to be both interesting and challenging involving teaching, assessing and supporting the educational needs of all members of the nursing teams within the care group across a diverse range of specialties.

We're looking for a charismatic and engaging individual who can connect with clinical nursing teams at all levels and support cultural/behavioral changes within teams to ensure improvements in the delivery of the best possible patient experience.

The role aims to enhance the quality of the learning environment and positively contributes to the development of a workforce which is fit for purpose.

This an ideal opportunity to share your nursing expertise to support and assess in the clinical and classroom setting. You would use your experience, knowledge and skills to contribute to the development of a strong and quality focused workforce for the future. Along the way, you'll be exposed to a variety of work streams that will add value to you work and give you an opportunity to develop at a different level.

The successful candidate will be part of the practice educator team within the CSU covering Care of Elderly, IMC, Stroke, Frailty and Acute Medical Units.

As well as the opportunity to develop personally and professionally, you'll have the chance to use your creative skills in delivering training and education. You'll be supported through an annual appraisal and personal development planning too, and have access to all the training you need

Main duties of the job

The post holder will contribute to the overall quality of education for all staff and trainees within BTHFT Urgent Care CSU

The post holder will design, deliver, support and evaluate training courses related to:
  • Mandatory and Statutory Training (MaST)
  • Pre-registration curriculum delivery (including but not limited to HCSWs and nursing).
  • Clinical
  • Professional
  • Simulation training (both in the Sim Centre & in the clinical area).

The post holder will work closely with the CSU Leaders and education lead to identify and respond to identified training needs ensuring we are providing a relevant and targeted approach to education provision. The post holder will be a visible presence and work proactively with the department to support all staff and learners with their educational needs. This will include offsite work within intermediate care facilities (St. Luke's Hospital, Westwood Park and West Bourne Green).

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand-new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

Closing date may change dependent on the response

If this post is your next challenge, please contact:

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact:

Brenda Mosley, Matron for Care of Elderly and IMC at

Diogo Silva, Matron for Stroke and Neurology at

Person Specification



  • Recent, relevant clinical experience in an acute healthcare setting
  • Experience of teaching / on a 1:1 basis or in a group setting or/and evidence of learning a clinical skill / using this skill in practice
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuing professional development and life-long learning
  • Team building experience and ability to work well within a multi- disciplinary team
  • Demonstrable evidence of facilitating training/teaching staff and/or patients/ sharing knowledge within the ward area and department area and/or experience supporting and teaching new or junior staff
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines


  • Experience in the role of being a Key Trainer
  • Competent and confident to represent Education and Training

Skills & Knowledge


  • Excellent verbal and written command of English. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Demonstrate problem solving, time management and organisational skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Be able to promote and facilitate evidence-based practice
  • Can develop a positive learning culture
  • Able to motivate and inspire others
  • Formal teaching experience in the clinical or academic setting
  • Current and credible care of elderly and stroke knowledge and skills


  • Be able to interrogate the literature to assess developments in care of elderly and stroke practice



  • Adult Nursing Degree
  • Assessor Supervisor/Supporting Learners in Practice or equivalent

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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