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Pre Registration Clinical Educator - Therapeutic Radiographer

Employer
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
You will be a highly skilled and experienced therapeutic radiographer working with the radiotherapy management team to ensure that the training, education, and professional development needs of pre registration learners are met, to ensure safe and effective patient care and practice. Working collaboratively with the University to ensure we provide a quality experience for learners that reflects the Curriculum.

You will support the Preceptorship programme in partnership with the post registration practice educator and other staff to enable our preceptees to make a smooth transition from student to practitioner.

Contribute to the development of the student programme with the university, support the continuing education and development of the Therapeutic Radiographic professionals at Weston Park Cancer Centre, Clinical educators and mentors ensuring the quality of pre-registration placements and learning.

Develop support processes and assessment criteria in all aspects of training to assure consistent standards across the service. Design, develop and deliver in-house training programmes and provide coaching and mentorship for learners to support them achieving their potential.

Participate in professional development activity and planning with HEIs. Assess the development needs for individuals, identifying innovative approaches to facilitate achievement. Managing and evidencing training, assessment, and achievement.

Main duties of the job

  • Provision of and output from the Pre-Registration Radiotherapy Training Programmes at WPCC. To co-ordinate, develop and deliver the Programme.
  • Support Assessors and Supervisors in their roles and provide appropriate training and updates.
  • Create Standard Operating Policies (SOPs), for delivering, attaining, and evidencing clinical education in the radiotherapy department
  • Service evaluation and audit to ensure the effectiveness of the development programmes for pre-registration Therapeutic Radiography education and identify the service improvements required and implement them using established service improvement tools and theory.
  • Required to maintain clinical competency.
  • Work with the management team to identify learning needs and provide a link with the HEI.
  • Contribute to and support University Recruitment Fairs
  • Attend meetings with our stakeholders and partners to ensure we are fully engaged and included to drive forward change and innovation.
  • Work in partnership with NHS England to audit, monitor and quality assure our placements.
  • Co-ordinate, recruit to and support, the undergraduate and apprenticeship programmes.
  • Work in partnership with other Allied Health Professional colleagues, to share knowledge and experience of Student programmes and placement allocation.
  • Work collaboratively to promote a culture that accepts change, embraces development and recognises the value of reflection and ability to challenge practice delivered by self and others.


About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes a firm commitment to professional development of it's staff together with the provision of an excellent health and well-being support service.

This vacancy is advertised on a fixed term contract basis for a period of 12 months due to the post being externally funded. The fixed term contract status of the post holder will be reviewed in accordance with the Trust's legal obligations regarding fixed term contracts taking into consideration the ongoing source of the external funding and the requirement for the post to be maintained.

Please also note any secondment must first be agreed with your current line manager.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registration
  • Professional Qualification in Therapeutic Radiography
  • Professional body membership
  • Post Graduate level study to Masters level or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Commitment to advanced clinical and professional development throughout career as demonstrated by CPD portfolio


Desirable

  • Leadership development
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Experience of Postgraduate teaching
  • Accredited practice educator with College of radiographers


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post qualification clinical experience at senior level
  • Experience of training, supervising and mentoring trainees`
  • Significant experience of managing a team
  • Service monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience of recruitment, development, appraisal, and performance management
  • Evidence of ability to lead successful change
  • Experience of delivering learning opportunities at undergraduate and post graduate level
  • Contemporary knowledge of developing practice of profession
  • Knowledge of cotemporary issues in profession and NHS
  • Well-developed communication skills including negotiating and influencing.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective presentation skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent Team Leadership
  • Good time management skills with ability to meet conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to produce accurate analysis of statistical data and reports


Desirable

  • Experience of contributing to policy planning and service development
  • Experience designing and undertaking and analysing clinical audit using research methodology
  • Evidence of participation in clinical governance
  • Presentation of own work at conference level
  • Publication of own project work in a recognised journal
  • Knowledge of risk management


Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Weston Park Cancer Centre

Whitham Road

Sheffield

S10 2SJ

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190-7113-DIR

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