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Practice Education Facilitator for Systematic Anti-Cancer Therapy

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
The Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre [BHOC] is a leading cancer healthcare provider committed to delivering exceptional patient care and promoting continuous professional development among its staff. We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Band 6 Practice Education Facilitators to lead our chemotherapy service.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 6 Nurse Specialist Educator in Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy [SACT] you will play a key role in the development and delivery of education and training programs related to SACT within our organisation. This position requires a thorough understanding of SACT practices and processes, excellent communication skills and a passion for supporting the ongoing professional development of nursing staff. Leadership skills are essential to guide and inspire a culture of continuous improvement and excellence.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and person specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience as a registered nurse within oncology or haematology
  • Evidence of recent and continued formal and informal teaching experience
  • Able to understand the education training needs of staff
  • Portfolio of continuing professional development
  • To have current knowledge of Cancer Nursing
  • Experience of developing education training packages


  • Knowledge of current changes within the NHS and nurse education
  • Experience as a clinical supervisor
  • Evidence of research and audit participation

Skills and Abilities


  • Chemotherapy trained and competent
  • Able to undertake and deliver presentations
  • Able to engage with a variety of personnel within the Trust and outside e.g. University, Network
  • Able to develop and enhance education/training packages for all staff
  • Innovative and able to create a variety of learning opportunities for staff
  • Able to effectively contribute to clinical environment that is motivating and conducive to lifelong learning
  • Able to manage databases with a working knowledge of I.T
  • Committed, supportive, enthusiastic and innovative nursing and education
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate and enthuse others
  • Good organisational skills

Qualifications and Training


  • 1st Level Registration
  • Post Registration course in a relevant subject
  • Bachelor's Degree (or working towards
  • Willingness to undertake a PGCE or Master's Degree
  • Teaching & Assessment qualification


  • Master's Degree
  • PGCE

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Haematology And Oncology Centre

Horfield Road



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