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Clinical Educator - Endoscopy

Employer
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Location
King's Lynn
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
You will work under the direction of the Endoscopy Unit Manager, Lead nurse and Education Faculty in supporting learners in the workplace. This will involve clinically working with a range of learners such as those undertaking programmes for overseas and return to practice, supervised practice, pre and post registration programmes.

You will work across both the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and North Cambridgeshire Hospital sites to share knowledge and skills and support to their colleagues through education.

This brilliant opportunity is for 12 months, funded by the East of England Endoscopy Training Academy (EoEETA) and as such you will be able to participate in events held by the Academy.

Main duties of the job

You will enhance the quality of the practice learning environment by providing support, educational input and development for supervisors/assessors/educators and through acting as a role model in clinical practice with learners.

You will be expected to use their initiative, analytical skills, judgement, and work independently.

You will work in conjunction with the leadership team and Education Faculty to identify objectives. Responsible for promoting evidence based base practice through the coordination and facilitation of clinical education and other staff development strategies to a range of health professionals working in the unit.

The role is key to support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate the Trusts values.

As part of the key performance indicators enabling funding for this post, you will be expected to have extensive knowledge of the Endoscopy Department.

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to join TeamQEH. We're working on a once in a generation opportunity to build a new state-of-the-art hospital to open in 2030 and we are also carrying out on one of the biggest pieces of digital transformation work we've ever undertaken.

Our new electronic patient record (EPR) will replace paper-based patient records from 2026 and will lead to better, safer, joined-up care at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and beyond.

At The QEH we provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, North Cambs and South Lincs.

We are an ambitious organisation that upholds our values of kindness, wellness and fairness. We strive for continuous quality improvement, recently demonstrated in our 2024 CQC maternity inspection rating our services as 'Good', and we are proud to be a place to learn and grow through recognised learning and apprenticeships.

We recognise and reward our 4,000 staff and volunteers, priding ourselves on a community atmosphere and positive team spirit. We have approx. 530 beds across 33 wards and have newly built education and training facilities, a range of modern award-winning centres alongside a talented team of people ready to give you a warm welcome. We love working here and think you will too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information regarding this opportunity.

This vacancy is for Registered Nurses with full NMC or HCPC registration in the UK. If you are an internationally trained nurse that has not passed their OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) you will not be considered for this role and will be automatically rejected, so please do not apply.

However we do support Internationally Trained Nurses with their OSCE through the Norfolk and Waveney Recruitment Hub InternationalNurseRecruitmentHub@jpaget.nhs.uk. Please note that we adhere to the NHS Code of Practice and cannot recruit from red list countries https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/code-of-practice-for-the-international-recruitment

If you are a new registrant, we look forward to welcoming you onto the RCN accredited Preceptorship Academy at the QEH. This programme offers a supportive development transition into your new role as a registered member of the team. If you would like further information, please email the team Preceptorship@qehkl.nhs.uk

Person Specification

Qualifications and training

Essential

  • Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC (UK) register or clinical professional registered with the HCPC
  • Supervisor and assessor training or equivalent
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development and maintenance of a Personal Professional Profile.


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post registration experience within Endoscopy
  • Recent experience of working with students in an acute setting
  • Experience of presenting and teaching within a formal setting


Desirable

  • Previous Clinical Educator role experience


Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT

Address

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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426-122-24EG

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