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Community Children's Nurse Clinical Educator

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
Community Children's Nurse Clinical Educator Band 6 - 37.5 Hours Per Week.

Are you passionate about the education for current and future healthcare workforce? Do you want to use your knowledge and experience to develop others? If the answer is yes, we would love to hear from you.

Our Clinical Education team is part of the wider children and young people's community nursing service. You will join a team who are passionate about delivering excellent clinical nursing care to our patients in their home, in our special schools, and our residential respite setting.

We are seeking a highly motivated, committed and passionate individual to join our Clinical Education team. You will be required to work clinically alongside student and newly qualified nurses and our workforce of children's carers, facilitating their learning of new skills and knowledge. As part of the clinical education team you will have a responsibility for facilitation and implementation of educational programmes.

As a minimum you will need to be a registered nurse who is confident in a range of clinical skills and has experience of working with children and young people with complex physical health needs.

A discussion prior to application is advised.

Main duties of the job

Develop and deliver programmes of training and education for members of the CYP Community Nursing Service, students, both undergraduate and post-graduate undertaking placements with the service, and external agencies including the voluntary sector and staff in education and early year's settings.

Act professionally, developing the role of registered and non-registered nursing staff in the best interests of the CYP's and the nursing profession in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Professional Conduct.

Maintain an identifiable clinical presence and undertake relevant clinical activities to maintain own clinical competency and therefore be able to support and guide staff in developing their own clinical practice.

Ensure that evidence-based practice is developed and implemented to improve patient care. To contribute to the updating and the clinical content of the Coventry and Warwickshire Children and Young Peoples Competency Framework.

For more information on this role please see the attached supporting information. This will give you a better overview of the role and requirements.

Act as sign off mentor for pre-registration student children's nurses.

Act as a preceptor to newly registered nurses working in the service.

To participate in the service on-call rotas including supporting end of life care.

To act as mentor and supervisor of junior staff and carers.

Act as lead author for clinical policies and procedures

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • flexible working opportunities
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Car driver and access to a vehicle for work essential

Childrens Nurse who holds effective registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

OR adult or learning disability nurse who can demonstrate significant experience working with children with complex physical health needs.

Resuscitation Train the Trainer qualification or willingness to undertake. Provide Basic Life Support/ Resuscitation training for parents, carers and families

Significant post qualification experience across a broad range of childrens nursing, including experience in long term ventilation.

Significant experience of clinical training and teaching in a variety of settings.

Car owner/driver, or suitable alternative transport to enable you to undertake the job - and be prepared to be insured for business use. (It is unlikely that public transport will meet this requirement). If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act.

Must be able to contribute to a service provided across 24/7, including weekends and Bank holidays if required.

Must be able to participate in the 24- hour telephone on-call including involvement in end of life on-call.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Children's Nurse who holds effective registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council OR adult or learning disability nurse who can demonstrate significant experience working with children with complex physical health needs
  • Resuscitation Train the Trainer qualification or willingness to undertake. Provide basic life support/resuscitation training for parents, carers and families.


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post qualification experience across a broad range of children's nursing, including experience in long term ventilation.
  • Significant experience of clinical training and teaching in a variety of settings.


Other

Essential

  • Car owner/driver, or suitable alternative transport to enable you to undertake the job - and be prepared to be insured for business use. (It is unlikely that public transport will meet this requirement). If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act.
  • Must be able to contribute to a service provided across 24/7, including weekends and Bank holidays if required.
  • Must be able to participate in the 24- hour telephone on-call including involvement in end of life on-call.


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

The Birches Respite Unit

Farber Road

Coventry

CV2 2BG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

444-6182958-BL

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