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Paediatric Clinical Nurse Educator

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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This is an exciting new role, to support our education lead and helping us to work towards becoming a level 2 unit.

Main duties of the job

Are you an experienced paediatric nurse, with a passion for teaching?

This is an exciting new role, supported by the critical care network to help us train and develop our paediatric staff

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is over 7,000 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

We are proud to have achieved Timewise accreditation - this means we are committed to embedding flexible working within our organisation as a flex positive employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To support education and training to the Childrens Directorate nursing team in order to deliver excellent patient care through having the right staff trained in the right skill at the right time.

In conjunction with the Childrens Directorate Clinical Education Lead, liaise with relevant staff within the Childrens Directorate to analyse the training needs

The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively across boundaries, both internally and externally for the benefit of neonatal, children and young peoples care and staff development, sharing areas of expertise and best practice.

Deputise for the Paediatric Clinical Educator Lead as required.

To role model and uphold high practice care standards through education and training

Core Skills Training

Support the delivering and monitoring of education / training requirements for all the nursing team within the Childrens Directorate

Support the delivery of specific topics (with support from the organisational lead) for all the nursing team staff within the Directorate.

Assess, monitor and seek to continuously improve standards and the quality of patient care including the assessment of knowledge and skills of staff working in the Directorate.

Support other Directorates Clinical Educators in relation to practices concerning children and young people

Create a supportive learning environment and develop a culture of learning.

Support staff to become supervisors, mentors and buddies for appropriate learners within the Division

Training Needs Analysis

Work with the Directorate education lead, matron, senior sisters/ charge nurse in the development of a comprehensive Training Needs Analysis (TNA) for all nursing team staff.

Support the delivery or commissioning of the education requirements identified in the TNA

Support the Identification of the training requirements for the directorate in patient safety, human factors, clinical skills, simulation and resuscitation in liaison with the Clinical Skills, Simulation and Resuscitation Manager

Work with organisational leads on specialist topic areas which need a strategy around training and education of staff

Support workforce development and evaluation especially around educational development and support

Person Specification



  • Current live registration.
  • Evidence of CPD Evidence of participation in training and learning development.
  • Mentor experience and qualification
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • An understanding of current strategic issues in nursing healthcare and higher education


  • An ability to articulate a broad knowledge and understanding of the NHS agenda.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Ability to deliver teaching and presentations locally and nationally

Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust


Charles Hastings Way




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