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Clinical Education Facilitator

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
The post holder will work as a member of the Surgery Management Team, supporting the Clinical Education Lead, working in partnership with stakeholders such as Ward Managers, Modern Matrons, Specialist Nurses and others to support the implementation of evidence based practice and the professional development of staff in clinical practice.

In addition they will facilitate the development and maintenance of positive practice environments thereby contributing to the continual development of quality services provided to patients and others who come into contact with the Trust.

The post holder will be clinically based predominantly on ward SAW/SAU but will also have a role in supporting within the Surgical footprint placing the clinical environment at the centre of their activities, and will participate in specific projects related to nursing, midwifery and nursing associate practice.

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Main duties of the job

  • Act in accordance with NMC Code and be accountable for own practice and professional actions at all times.
  • Contribute to the development of the roles of nurses, midwives, nursing associates in the best interests of patients and these professions in accordance with the NMC Code.
  • Maintain an identifiable clinical presence, and when occasion requires, work in practice undertaking relevant clinical activities to support teams, maintain own clinical competency and to support staff in developing clinical practice.
  • Demonstrate clinical practice expertise through personal practice and by leading by example.
  • Act as a clinical and professional role model for effective clinical leadership enabling and facilitating others to take forward initiatives.
  • Acquaint the Associate Directors of Nursing, Group Directors of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Practice Facilitators, Modern Matrons and Ward/Department Managers with professional, operational, or clinical concerns and promote professional practice at all times.

  • About us

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

    We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

    Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

    We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

    By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

    The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

  • Liaise with the Clinical Education Lead, Modern Matrons, Ward/Department Managers to identify the development and training requirements of nursing, midwifery, nursing associate and healthcare support staff within designated clinical areas according to service requirements and individual needs.
  • Support staff with mandatory training through a variety of resources such as delivering classroom based sessions and e-learning and monitor compliance
  • Work collaboratively with other professional groups to maximise development opportunities and interprofessional learning opportunities.
  • Act as an advocate for learners in practice, working in partnership with managers and practice learning support staff to promote environments conducive to learning.
  • Liaise with the Clinical Education Lead and Modern Matrons to escalate any concerns that affect the practice learning environment or experience of learners in practice.
  • Communicate and present information, written or verbal, formally or informally as appropriate.

  • For further details please see the attached job description.

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust



    Clifford Bridge Road


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