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Clinical Nurse Educator- Systematic Anti Cancer Therapy-SACT

Employer
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Location
Leicester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse to join the established Clinical Nurse Educator team within the UHL School of Nursing and Midwifery Practice. This role will be specialised in supporting and training staff in Systematic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) 1 post - 12 month secondment

You will work with key members of the Education and Practice Learning Team to support education, training and development initiatives across the Trust to support UHL cancer services in relation to SACT.

Using your clinical experience you will support ward areas by working alongside staff within their clinical areas. Utilising the UKONS guidance and strategic framework you will be instrumental in supporting, developing and assessing staff in practice.

During your role you will be working within the wider corporate education team, delivering on trust initiatives and will also be involved in staff development projects to support the Trust wide Education and Practice Learning agenda.

The role is mainly Monday - Friday daytime hours however to meet staff and service need there may be some evening and weekend working, travelling across sites and to external venues as required.

Main duties of the job

Contribute to UHL School of Nursing and Midwifery Practice core training provision in relation to SACT delivery.

Contribute to the delivery of Trust wide education and training initiatives and programmes.

Work clinically alongside the assigned clinical staff in the area promoting and delivering education, practice and the implementation of policies to ensure a workforce 'fit for purpose' and practice.

Contribute to the local implementation of the trust wide and CMG Education, Training and Development Strategy by supporting change, innovation and new ways of working.

Work with the Education and Practice Development Team, Sister/ Charge Nurse and Matrons to identify relevant education and training needs. This will also coincide with Appraisal / Personal development Planning (PDP) process, utilising relevant development frameworks.

Work in close collaboration with the Ward Sisters/Charge Nurses/Clinical Leaders and MDT to ensure that the ward provides a quality learning experience and environment for new starters, students and learners.

Promote staff development and support through Clinical supervision and act as a supervisor/ assessor

The role will work in collaboration with the School of Nursing and Midwifery Practice education team and our Clinical Management Groups

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/work-for-us/current-vacancies/

Job description

Job responsibilities

The main responsibilities for this role are detailed in the attached job description, in summary:
  • Contribute to UHL School of Nursing and Midwifery Practice core training provision in relation to SACT delivery.
  • Contribute to the delivery of Trust wide education and training initiatives and programmes.
  • Work clinically alongside the assigned clinical staff in the area promoting and delivering education, practice and the implementation of policies to ensure a workforce fit for purpose and practice.
  • Contribute to the local implementation of the trust wide and CMG Education, Training and Development Strategy by supporting change, innovation and new ways of working.
  • Work with the Education and Practice Development Team, Sister/ Charge Nurse and Matrons to identify relevant education and training needs. This will also coincide with Appraisal / Personal development Planning (PDP) process, utilising relevant development frameworks.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Ward Sisters/Charge Nurses/Clinical Leaders and MDT to ensure that the ward provides a quality learning experience and environment for new starters, students and learners.
  • Promote the use of CPD funding to support learning and development.
  • Actively seek creative and external opportunities for professional development funding
  • You will be expected to work innovatively within the Education Team towards the delivery of CMG training plans
  • Take a lead clinical role in the support of assigned clinical staff to ensure they are confident and competent to provide safe patient care in their clinical area.
  • Promote staff development and support through coaching, facilitation and career conversations
  • Ensure all new staff are supported to utilise the relevant development frameworks and clinical competencies for their professional development and clinical practice
  • Communicate effectively with the Education and Practice Learning Teams, Senior Nurses, Matrons, Clinical Teams, Ward Sisters/Charge Nurses/Clinical Leaders
  • Share best practice across the Trust and within the team
  • Work professionally within your scope of practice acting as a role model to staff.


Person Specification

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st level registered nurse
  • Previously recognised NMC Teaching and Assessing Programme or equivalent programme/experience supporting and assessing learners in practice
  • First Level Degree or equivalent experience
  • Accredited or Inhouse SACT course


Desirable

  • Evidence of formal classroom teaching


Experience

Essential

  • Suitable relevant post-registration experience and must be in relevant specialty
  • Evidence of professional development over the last 12 months
  • Evidence of supporting learners in practice
  • Minimum 12 months experience of administering SACT


Desirable

  • Experience at Band 6 Level


Communication and Relationship Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of teaching /assessment skills
  • Evidence of teamworking skills


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Glenfield Hospital Groby Road

Leicester

LE3 9QP

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358-5721128-COR-B

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