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Band 5 Clinical Educator - Education

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder's primary focus is on developing a Trainee Nursing Associate workforce across all UHB sites. The post holder will ensure staff are equipped with the skills, knowledge and confidence to be able to provide consistent high quality, safe care in partnership with others to patients within the associated practice settings. The post holder will be integral to the design, development, co-ordination and delivery of the Trainee Nursing Associate programme. The post holder will be a visible role model, providing clinical support to TNA's. 80% of the post holders time will be spent in the clinical environment. The post holder will work in line with the Knowledge of Standards for student supervision and assessment NMC 2018.

Main duties of the job

To assist in the provision of support for candidates registered on the Trainee Nursing Associate programme. The post holder will be required to work across-site providing support for trainees in both the acute and community setting. To work in conjunction with other Educators to promote and support the delivery of a range of generic and bespoke learning activities for new and existing Trainee Nursing Associates. To support the co-ordination, facilitation and delivery of induction programmes for Trainee Nursing Associates to meet the organisation's current and future workforce needs. To support learners to overcome barriers to learning and provide opportunities to develop knowledge and skills.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • * Registered Nurse on the NMC Register
  • * Qualified Nurse who has been trained as a (Gold Kudos/ equivalent) Practice Supervisor and Practice Assessor in accordance with NMC standards
  • * Continuing professional development


  • * Level 5 Diploma in Education, Training and Learning



  • * Significant experience working as Registered Nurse in an acute healthcare setting
  • * Evidence of working in a multi-disciplinary and cross agency work environment under appropriate supervision as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • * Experience of providing and receiving complex sensitive information
  • * Evidence of training, assessing, supervising and developing staff in providing nursing care
  • * Recent experience of supporting/ facilitating learning
  • * Understanding and acts within NMC professional standards of practice contained within the NMC code of conduct
  • * Understanding of the principles of safeguarding and Mental Capacity
  • * Awareness of health and safety issues
  • * Has knowledge in relation to the parameters and scope of practice in which the post holder should work and when to seek advice and support/ escalate of others for expert help and advice.
  • * Knowledge of Standards for student supervision and assessment NMC 2018
  • * Understanding on learning methods


  • * Experience of working with multiple internal and external education stakeholders
  • * Can demonstrate an understanding of the elements associated with NMC Revalidation
  • * National workforce priorities

Additional Criteria


  • * Ability to promote an effective learning environment
  • * IT skills and ability to produce web-based resources and to record information electronically
  • * Ability to challenge others
  • * Ability to manage change
  • * Facilitation, persuasion and negotiation skills
  • * Learning and presentation skills
  • * Ability to adapt and change the learning method or approach depending on the situation at the time e.g. cardiac arrest
  • * Ability to communicate with a wide range of health care professionals, on a variety of complex and sensitive issues which require persuasive and empathetic skills.
  • * Ability to explain the requirement to balance clinical caseload (to patient families and students)
  • * Ability to work under pressure across competing priorities, Ability to deal with non- routine and unpredictable nature of workload and individual patient contact
  • * Ability to participate in reflective practice (own and as learning for students/ Nursing associates) and clinical supervision activities
  • * Team Player
  • * Ability to articulate and motivate others
  • * Ability to recognise where there maybe performance concerns and support with the performance improvement plans
  • * Good organisational and time management skills
  • * Ability to influence others
  • * Flexibility to meet service needs
  • * Ability to work and travel across all UHB sites as required by the role


  • * Experience of working with multiple internal and external education stakeholders
  • * Can demonstrate an understanding of the elements associated with NMC Revalidation
  • * National workforce priorities
  • * Providing information advice and guidance on career development

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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