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Divisional Clinical Practice Educator

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic healthcare professional with teaching experience and a passion for clinical education to join Hampshire Hospitals Medicine Division as a Divisional Clinical Educator.

We are looking for an experienced nurse who is an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with proven facilitation and leadership qualities.

You will be involved in delivering an extremely high standard of care whilst providing support, training and education to our nursing and wider workforce. We recognise that education and leadership positively influence the quality of patient care therefore working in partnership with the Divisional Chief Nurses and Matrons, you will help to develop, lead and implement a programme of education across the division, aligned to divisional priorities.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Deliver face to face training to staff, in groups and one to one sessions
  • Provide support to ward staff, identifying gaps in knowledge and working with individuals towards a competency framework
  • Undertake assessment to confirm that staff have met the required standard of competence
  • Act as a role model for provision of high quality and safe care
  • Work Closely with the Divisional Chief Nurse and the Professional and Practice Development Team, ensuring requirements are prioritised and clinical standards are met and maintained

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To deliver practice-based education for clinical nursing care across the Medicine Division.
  • To promote the Division as a good learning environment, to ensure care is evidence based and meets the individual needs of patients being cared for in Medicine.
  • In partnership with the ADoN for Non-Medical Education, Deputy Divisional Chief Nurse and Clinical Matrons, to support the professional and clinical development of staff to improve practice standards using competency-based frameworks.
  • To undertake regular audits around clinical care delivery and to develop educational training packages to ensure the needs of patients are met.
  • To use effective leadership skills and lead by example and undertake clinical practice, working alongside staff providing supervision, teaching and assessment of competence
  • To support all nursing staff in their professional and personal development.
  • To support Clinical Matrons to ensure there are robust systems in place to ensure the effective induction and on-going training of all staff.

Person Specification

Other Specific Requirements


  • Should be able to work across all three HHFT sites
  • Should be willing to work flexible hours on occasions

Training & Qualifications


  • Professional Nursing Registration
  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment history
  • Teaching qualification / Mentorship
  • Aware of current issues within nursing and health care at local and national levels


  • Leadership & management training

Experience & Knowledge


  • Band 6 or above experience in Medicine or a related specialty
  • Extensive post registration experience and strong evidence of leadership and organisational skills
  • Experience in developing nursing practice


  • Research awareness / experience in acute setting
  • Has experience of working in busy general ward

Skills & Ability


  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and able to develop effective relationships with a wide range of professionals and learners both within and outside of the organisation
  • Coordinates and prioritises own workload of patients when working in clinical practice and can mentor others to do the same
  • Able to readily adapt between working independently and within a team
  • Proficient in the ability to assess patients, analyse situations, intervene appropriately whilst maintaining patient advocacy and ensuring staff support all in a timely manner


  • Evidence of nurse practice development and management of change

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Aldermaston Road


RG24 9NA

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