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Clinical Educator (XR06)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 within the Childrens Professional Development Education Team within the Paediatric Education Centre. The focus of this role will be driving quality and service improvement within the Leeds Childrens Hospital (LCH) through education, mandatory training, priority training and professional development education. The applicant must possess excellent organisational skills and be highly motivated with the ability to motivate and inspire others through the creation of an innovative culture of education and the ability to implement the strategy to achieve this. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be able to establish effective links with the wider Multidisciplinary Team (MDT).

Main duties of the job

The post holder would be responsible for overseeing and facilitating induction training and annual update training for new starters and existing staff including all Registered Nurses, Registered Nursing Associates and Non-Registered clinical facing staff. You will be responsible for providing quality assurance of teaching content, competency packages and online learning. The post holder will be required to keep an audit trail of training provided across LCH and role model collaborative working with wider teams including the nurse specialist teams throughout childrens services and teams throughout LTHT.

Additional aspects of the role will include working with the Lead Nurse for Childrens Education and Lead Nurse for Quality in responding to the learning actions from clinical audits, incidents, service improvement to ensure patient and staff safety. This post holder will need to be proactive and motivated to drive change within the wider MDT. The post holder will work with the childrens education team to instigate further training and education required for existing staff through clinical skills training and implementation of operational planning that requires seasonal training annually.

About us

Are you ready to launch your career in an exciting & vibrant Childrens Hospital? Are you seeking a new opportunity? Then look no further than the Leeds Childrens Hospital. Leeds Childrens Hospital is one of the UKs largest childrens hospitals with state-of-the-art treatments & facilities.

This position will be based within the Paediatric Education Centre leading on priority areas under the professional development programme for the nursing workforce. You will work alongside the childrens education team, trust wide project nurses, and will have a position that expects a collaboration of new ideas and delivery of quality improvement in education and training.

Leeds Childrens Hospitals education team is proud to deliver evidence based & digital innovation of learning design. As a team we proudly work alongside Professional Nurse Advocate team to improve staff experience and retention through continuous professional development.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities


The Jobholder will play an essential role supporting Nursing and Midwifery education by facilitating education, training and practice development within Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The job holder will facilitate the development of clinical staff both registered and unregistered.

The job holder will support the assessment of the quality of clinical and other practice learning environments, and implement interventions for improvement. The job holder will support practice assessors/supervisors and clinical professional development for preceptorship.

The job holder will support the development of interdisciplinary and whole service working. As a role model they will promote the sharing of good practice and delivery of high quality, effective and efficient care.


To support, educate and develop registered and unregistered staff in their clinical role and competencies in order to deliver high quality evidence-based care for service users.

The post holder will contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of education and training of registered and unregistered nursing staff.

They will work in collaboration with the senior management team to maintain and project the vision and objectives of the service and ensure that they are embedded in practice.

They will identify and celebrate good practice and share with local and Trust teams.

The post holder will lead by example, will be responsible for disseminating good practice and actively challenging assumptions, practice and performance where appropriate.

Person Specification



  • Registered Children's Nurse
  • Recognised teaching/assessing qualification
  • Degree Level Education or evidence of working towards


  • PG Certificate Clinical Education
  • Transferrable education experience

Other criteria


  • Able to fulfil Occupational Health requirements for the post (with reasonable adjustments if necessary), including clearance on blood borne viruses in compliance with Trust Policy



  • Significant post registration experience at staff nurse level
  • Leadership and Management
  • Working with a wide range of professionals including medical, nursing and management colleagues


  • Clinical Education

Skills & behaviours


  • Skills and knowledge required to lead and develop team members
  • Compassionate and caring
  • Capable of lateral thinking
  • Motivator of self and others
  • Positive approach to change
  • Evidence of quality improvement
  • Demonstrate adaptable leadership skills
  • Able to manage stress in self and others
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own and others workload

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals


Leeds General Infirmary

Great George Street



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