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Practice Educator

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available at Eastbourne 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.

Critical care currently has currently 5 level 3 beds and 3 level 2 beds. We work closely with our sister site at Conquest , Hastings District General Hospital which currently has11 beds and plans to extend .

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 their absence.

About us

We 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 description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • First Level Registered Nurse


  • Masters level studY



  • 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


  • Competent in role/skills/knowledge as described in job description

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Eastbourne District General Hospital

Kings Drive


BN21 2UD

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