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Clinical Facilitator-Neonatal Sister

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Uxbridge Middlesex
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum/incl HCAS
Closing date
4 May 2024
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Neonatal Nurse who is qualified in Neonatal speciality to complement our neonatal practice development team. This post offers the opportunity to work in a level 2 Neonatal Unit (NNU) and Transitional Care Unit (TCU) based in the postnatal ward.

If you are an experienced neonatal qualified nurse and looking to build your experience in clinical teaching, practice development and leadership then look no further, as we will provide you the development and supportive environment that will help you build your clinical as well as operational management skills.We can offer you: Professional development tailored to your individual needsleading on various projects and auditsOpportunities to undertake short coursesInternal and External study days

You can expect a warm welcome at Hillingdon from our established and friendly multidisciplinary team. In addition, we pride ourselves on the way we support and nurture our colleagues and how we value progression for all of our nurses and support staff. We are passionate about supporting all those who work in the NNU and TCU to fulfil their ambitions and achieve safe, high quality standards of care.

At Hillingdon, we are keen to support professional development and you will receive full orientation to the team and access to ongoing development on successful appointment.

Main duties of the job

Job Summary:
  • The post holder takes an independent role in clinical facilitation and mentoring of new staff and pre /post registration students in the Neonatal Unit ensuring high clinical standards.
  • The post holder will be supporting the Band 7 Practice Development Nurses in organisation and planning of clinical placement/study days for students and staff.
  • The post holder is required to lead in all ward activities as an effective team member and be a role model for members of the team.
  • The post holder is required to take responsibility as the prime care provider for a determined group of patients. She /he will work without direct supervision in the assessment group of all relevant care needs, development, and implementation of programmed of care.
  • The post holder is required to develop and maintain a high quality of nursing care based on the Trust's mission statement, core objectives and Nursing and Midwifery and Healthcare Assistant Strategy.
  • The post holder is required to work within the codes of practice, professional guidelines, and policies

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute Hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitalsprovide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for the main responsibilities of a Clinical Facilitator/Junior Sister on Neonatal Unit

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse RN/RCN
  • Specialist CPD qualification in intensive care of the newborn
  • SSSA training for practice assessors/ supervisors OR equivalent



  • Experience in all aspects of neonatal care at Band 6 level
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Employer details

Employer name

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Hillingdon Hospital

Pield Heath Road

Uxbridge Middlesex


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