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Surgical Practice Based Educator

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
18 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a Band 6 Practice Based Educator to join the Surgical team at North Manchester General Hospital to deliver high quality, evidence based education to all member's of the surgical division.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced individual with a keen interest in Education and development to join the Surgical team at North Manchester General Hospital.

This exciting and newly developed role will focus on educating staff at all levels encouraging them to learn, develop and grow to their fullest potential in line with current national standards, you will ensure staff are supported to develop their core to undertake their role proficiently and work in conjunction with the senior nursing team, medical team, clinical education team and peers from other areas.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be accountable to ensure our established workforce are kept up to date with their training requirements and that new starters to the departments are guided appropriately through the induction/initial integration process within the teams.

The successful candidate will also use their knowledge and skills within surgery to ensure current staff are up to date with new policies and guidance, you will also work alongside those staff who need to develop their skills in certain procedures ensuring all staff are competent.

This is an extensive role that would suit a passionate, dynamic, inspiring professional with the drive for excellence and success.

If you are interested please feel free to contact us to arrange an informal visit.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Broad Endoscopy experience
  • Registered Nurse/ODP
  • Can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Endoscopy
  • Mentorship Qualification
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of learning needs within in an Endoscopy environment


  • Teaching Qualification
  • Leadership CPD evidence or willingness to undertake



  • Registered RN/ODP
  • Immediate life support
  • Mentorship Qualification


  • Relevant teaching qualification
  • Leadership Qualification
  • Advanced Life Support



  • Evidence of multi disciplinary/multi agency working.
  • Ward/Unit Management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years post registration experience, 2 years in Endoscopy


  • Delivered Education Programmes

Skills, Abilities and knowledge


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing skills/ability.
  • Proven ability to problem solve.
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Good analytical and clinical decision making skills
  • Motivation, team building
  • Ability to lead by example and to motivate and empower others
  • Standards of professional practice
  • Demonstrate ability to work on own initiative
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic
  • Able to work under pressure


  • Knowledge of evidence based practice within Endoscopy

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust



Delauney's Road


M8 5RB

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