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Clinical Practice Educator

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year PA
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Theatres is a dynamic and innovative organisation dedicated to providing exceptional educational experiences in the field of theatre. We are committed to fostering creativity, nurturing talent, and enriching the lives of both students and staff. We are seeking a passionate and experienced Theatre Educator to join our team and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Theatre education.

Recently �18m has been invested into a new planned day-case unit at St Lukes Hospital which has been designed to tackle the backlog of patients waiting elective surgeries.

The brand-new sate of the art Day Case unit will stand separate to Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust main site at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) and will solely deliver planned surgery. The aim of the new Day Case Unit is to deliver high volume, low complexity patients, which will future proof this service for local patients. It is estimated to deliver up to 5,760 operations a year, which will free BRI'S theatre capacity by creating an additional 1,200 operation availability per year.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 6 Theatre Educator at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive theatre education program for students and staff from different department (Theatres, surgical wards, pre assessment). You will work closely with our team of dedicated educators and professionals, to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment that empowers both staff and students to explore, learn, and excel in the world of the NHS.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and deliver engaging education packages for learners ranging from beginners to advanced.
  • Provide constructive feedback and coaching to students to help them grow.
  • Providing education for > 250 staff in collaboration with both local and national teams.
  • Assist in the training and retention of new members of staff.
  • Be able to be approachable and sensitive towards staff and student's needs.
  • Been able to identify gaps within training and help design and implement a plan to rectify
  • Spending 25% time clinical and 75% time Nonclinical
  • Be able to deliver confidently presentations and teachings to students of different levels and different backgrounds (ODP, TNA, Student Nurses)

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Personal Specification


  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of current issues in healthcare
  • Understand vocational styles of training
  • Understand different learning styles and ability to adapt teaching style to reflect this.


  • Change management theory and application



  • years at Band 5 or above in a theatre environment
  • Leadership experience
  • Can demonstrate a high level of clinical practice
  • Exposure to and involvement with a range of learners.
  • Team building experience and ability to work well within a multi- disciplinary team
  • Proven experience of training and assessment of learners in the clinical area
  • The management of change in relation to clinical practice


  • Experience of clinical audit/research activit
  • Experience of organisation and delivery of simulation training



  • Demonstrate problem solving, time management and organisational skills
  • Be able to promote and facilitate evidence-based practice
  • Can develop a positive learning culture
  • Able to motivate and inspire others
  • Formal teaching experience in the clinical or academic setting
  • Current and credible theatre knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines


  • Be able to interrogate the literature to assess developments in theatre practice



  • RGN or RODP
  • Health related degree or equivalent qualification
  • Assessor Supervisor/Supporting Learners in Practice or equivalent


  • Post registration theatre related qualification (ENB 176)
  • Vocational assessor awards

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane



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