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Senior Clinical Educator

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity to work with Clinical Education as part of the wider Education Team in our busy teaching hospitals .

This is a rotational post across our 3 sites. The post holder will rotate through the Skills, Simulation and Resuscitation Services, providing education to all grades of staff and participating in trust wide audits which support the Patient Safety Agenda of the Trust.

You should be proficient in delivering basic clinical skills, and have experience of teaching, supervising and assessing in the healthcare setting.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be part of the Clinical Education Team working across the LUFHT educational estate. The primary role will be to deliver all elements of clinical education, including advanced resuscitation courses, clinical skills and simulation, with contribution to other Trust education initiatives as required.

The post holder will work in conjunction with the Clinical Training Leads will identify core skills and clinical developments that will support service activity. This will include the development and delivery of clinical training to individuals, groups or teams providing specialist advice as required. This will include the delivery of insitu simulation and assessing the clinical environment for latent error.

To update and review programmes of education to ensure that they followcurrent evidence base/national guidelines.

To provide support across the educational pathway including medical education and the Practice Placement Facilitators.

The post holder will be expected to lead quality improvement programmes that can promote safe patient care through education.

To ensure appropriate supervision and mentorship is provided to the junior Clinical Educators, acting as a role model for high quality education delivery

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

To undertake the teaching and facilitation across education in all areas of clinical education e.g. clinical skills, resuscitation and simulation. Including a requirement to qualify in, and deliver more advanced training such as the RCUK Advanced Life Support course and Simulation debriefing. Deliver educational programmes across Clinical Education, whilst supporting Medical Education and Learning and Development in this, ensuring that organisational requirements for education are met. Plan and deliver specialist training / workshops to large groups and individual staff across the organisation, at all levels, using both formal training delivery and work place based approaches. Apply specialist knowledge and expertise in areas of team resource management in promoting patient safety. Engage with all of the multi-professional learners across education, including the development of education packages for new and emerging roles e.g. Nursing Associates, Physicians Associates. To support the Clinical Training Leads in the implement of robust evaluation methodology across education, measuring the return of investment on educational activities. Support the Clinical Leads in implementing quality assurance measures across the educational pathway. Embracing the Quality Improvement methodologies whilst delivering on quality initiatives across the educational pathway that can impact on the delivery of safe patient care. Maintain an up to date knowledge of adult learning methodologies, QI methodologies and active engagement with education research across the health education pathway. To be involved and contribute to the continuous evaluation process across educationincluding peer review and return of educational investment measures. To provide mentorship and supervision for all junior staff within the team, ensuring that you act as a leader and role model the Trusts values and behaviours at all times. Assist the Clinical Skills Lead in the design and delivery of the undergraduate syllabus including taking responsibility for an undergraduate curriculum each year.

Person Specification



  • Primary clinical qualification e.g. R.G.N or Allied Health care professional.
  • Graduate level Mentorship or a relevant, formal teaching and assessing qualification
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.


  • A recognised education qualification e.g. PG Cert Ed or willingness to work towards



  • Demonstrable post registration experience
  • Demonstrable experience of teaching, supervising and assessing healthcare students in the practice setting.
  • To have a working knowledge of Human Factors and how that impacts on patient safety.


  • Experience of effectively developing and implementing new systems and procedures.



  • Knowledge of governance and its relevance to clinical practice
  • To have a demonstrable knowledge of different methods and styles for teaching and learning, with the ability to incorporate adult learning theories.



  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and build effective relationships.
  • Ability to teach and facilitate in a variety of settings with both large and small multidisciplinary groups
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work flexibility
  • Consistently high attention to detail and quality of work
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with people from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds.
  • Committed to providing a high quality clinical education service.
  • Ability to work well in a small team, with good interpersonal skills and supportive attitude to colleagues well-being



  • Willingness to work flexibly at all LUFHT sites where required
  • Ability and willingness to undertake and successfully achieve further training as required for the role

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Aintree, Clinical Education Building

Lower Lane


L9 7AL

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