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Practice Education Facilitator

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality multi-professional learning environments within the Trust and will be required to work locally within services where inter-professional learning opportunities can be provided. The post holder will be required to support the breadth of the student experience, which may require cross boundary working.

The post holder will require to support and train staff in Endoscopy procedures ensuring they are competent to ensure the safety of the patients is paramount and support the endoscopist in endoscopy procedures.

Main duties of the job

- Assessing the quality of practice learning environments ensuring allservice areas/ placement providers have up to date action plans inplace.- Facilitating the development, and ensuring a sufficient provision ofmentors/ practice supervisors across relevant service areas providingsupervision and support structures, building education in practicecapability, consistency and efficiency.- Structuring and coordinating inter-professional learning activity acrossa service area(s).

- Ensuring all staff are competent in endoscopy procedures providing evidence for GRS

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

- Plan, design and deliver structured inter-professional learning inpractice for healthcare students and mentors/ practice supervisors.

- Contribute to the planning, delivery and review of multi professional development programmes for mentors/ practice supervisors in order to meet the learning needs of different professional groups, and to ensure that the facilitation of interprofessional learning outcomes is included.

- Identify opportunities where multi-professional mentorship andpractice supervision can be facilitated in practice as a foundationfor inter-professional learning to take place.

- Produce and maintain a portfolio of education in practice activitywithin service area(s). For example, in house mentorship programmes, structured interprofessional learning activities, teaching packages.

- Develop, implement and review education in the clinical and other practice learning environments in line with educational policy.

Person Specification



  • 1 st level degree
  • Professional qualification, to a minimum of degree level, with up to date professional registration
  • Willingness to undertake Masters level study relating to education in practice


  • European Computer Driving License



  • Broad range of clinical experience.
  • Experience of teaching, supervising and assessing healthcare students in the practice setting.
  • Experience of having worked across professional and organizational boundaries.
  • Practical experience of facilitating change.
  • Staff management/staff supervision.
  • Experience of developing and implementing new systems and procedures.



  • Knowledge of different methods/ styles for teaching and learning
  • Detailed understanding of curriculum development including the generation of learning outcomes
  • Detailed understanding of a range of regulatory body requirements
  • In depth knowledge of Quality Assurance principles and framework
  • Working knowledge of Inter-professional learning theory
  • Microsoft office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access


  • Knowledge and experience of the private, voluntary and independent sector



  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills able to engage and build effective relationships at all levels in stakeholder organisations
  • Ability to present to large groups of people
  • Ability to teach and facilitate in a variety of settings with different groups of staff
  • Able to plan, implement and evaluate education programmes
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work without supervision and use own initiative
  • Ability to work flexibly and manage competing priorities
  • Consistently high attention to detail and quality of work
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with people from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds
  • Adaptable to meet differing learning styles/ preferences
  • Willingness to work across organization boundaries
  • Ability to write evidence based reports
  • Understanding of quality improvement methodology and outcome measurement
  • Ability to supervise staff on a day to day basis

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Aintree Hospitals

Lower Lane


L9 7AL

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