Job Title: Practice Nurse Educator - opportunities at West London NHS Trust Department: Adult Mental Health Service Line - Local Services Band: Band 7 Job Type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract/Secondment
At West London NHS trust delivering high quality care with compassion is at the heart of what we do. We want to ensure our staff are given the opportunities to develop and are individually supported from their first day with us in order to deliver excellent care, giving those who use our services the best possible experience. We currently have 2 Practice Nurse Educator roles that will work side by side with nursing staff to ensure they are guided through their practice requirements as well as provide on-going pastoral care.
Main duties of the job
We are now recruiting in recognition of the importance and influence that these roles have in ensuring the highest quality nursing care is delivered. The posts will work closely with the Head of Nursing on focused pieces of work in our clinical areas. The aim is to develop and support nurses in teams to ensure our care delivery is constantly evolving and improving, whilst working hard to innovate and practice creatively.
We would love you to apply if you are an experienced nurse with a passion to improve standards, able to take staff with you on an improvement journey and consider yourself to be an ambassador for nursing with a desire to teach, develop and support others.
If you would like to know more please contact Suzanne Morton, Head of Nursing for Local Services Suzanne.Morton@westlondon.nhs.uk
West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of mental health, community and social care in the UK.
Our 3,982 staff care for people in hospital and in the community, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.
We provide care and treatment for more than 800,000 people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries and care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.
We'rerated good overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Together, we're committed to promoting hope and wellbeing, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.
We are keen to ensure that our workforce reflects the community it serves, particularly in terms of ethnicity, gender, disability, LGBTQ+ and experience of mental illness.
Job description Job responsibilities
for the detailed job description and main responsibilities please refer to the file attached to this vacancy
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Registered Mental Health Nurse with extensive clinical experience
- Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
- Post graduate qualification in teaching/practice education
- Experience of delivering training/development programmes
- Awareness of national strategic professional mental health nursing issues and key NHS policy drivers
- Experience of designing/developing and evaluating development programmes
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