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Midwifery Practice Learning Facilitator

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata/pa
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Part Time
An exciting opportunity to work in the PLSU team supporting and working with pre registration students. Liaising with the wider workforce and collaborating with educational organisations.

Do you enjoy supporting students of your profession and others? Would you enjoy the opportunity to contribute to the quality of the practice learning experiences of our future workforce?

Here at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, we pride ourselves on the high quality of our practice placements and inter-professional learning opportunities.

To sustain and further drive up the quality of our placement experiences, and to continue to strengthen and provide support to the NMC Future Nurse SSSA implementation, the Practice Learning Support Unit seeks a Registered Nurse Practice Placement Facilitator.

The role is about being clinically visible, whilst planning and ensuring processes are followed as per NMC standards for education

The role will require the facilitator to work across all 5 sites collaborating with the PLSU team and Lead. At short notice applicants may travel to 2 or more sites across UHDB at short notice.

This role is a 6 month Secondment/Fixed Term Contract supporting maternity services with ongoing training to meet NMC requirements for the proficiency standards.

This is a great development opportunity for a registered midwife

Main duties of the job

Supporting supervisors and assessors in clinical practice, whilst also providing training to the wider workforce.

Supporting students in clinical practice, whilst empowering students to lead and learn.

Working alongside students supporting them to achieve their proficiencies set out by the NMC, whilst following UHDB ethos and values of
  • Presence
  • Respecting
  • Innovationwhilst supporting
  • Development&
  • Education

Lead link for students and Supervisors/Assessors between educational organisations whilst supporting the clinical environment.

The successful candidate will need to be innovative, passionate about student education, and a clear understanding of the NMC educational standards (SSSA), future workforce plans.

To provide high level support and visible leadership to student nurses, practice assessors and practice supervisors

Implement the NMC SSSA training in support of the Future Nurse curriculum

Closing date of applications: 29 April 2024

Interview date: 13 May 2024

If you are applying for an Internal Secondment, please ensure you have spoken to your line manager and have their support prior to your application. Please speak to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • Demonstrable post professional role


  • Demonstrable post registration experience

Education qualification


  • Must hold NMC teaching/ SSSA qualification or equivalent qualification

Experience in pre-registration


  • Must have demonstrable evidence of supporting students of own and other professions



  • Registered with the NMC

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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