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Assistant Practice Educator Acute Paediatrics

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rota
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
The Assistant Practice Educator will support the Practice Educator for Acute Paediatrics in the development and delivery of training programmes and educational strategy across acute paediatrics as well as supporting staff in the clinical areas.

The ideal candidate will have a high level of knowledge and skill within acute paediatric care and be passionate about teaching and developing clinical staff.They will need to be approachable to staff and provide leadership and support to empower junior staff to develop themselves.

The Assistant Practice Educator is accountable for their own professional actions, and is responsible for supporting the development, implementation and evaluation of education programmes to positively impact the delivery of quality patient care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is required to promote and maintain an effective environment for learning within the acute paediatric directorate through coaching, and staff development in a variety of settings. The post holder under the support of the directorate practice education lead will manage their own workload working collaboratively with all disciplines to ensure the effective running of the service.

The post holder will plan and deliver training sessions and work alongside staff in the clinical area. They will support the directorate practice educator in the annual review and development of education and training provision for staff.

The Assistant Practice Educator will also assist in the development of relevant guidelines, policies and procedures for Acute Paediatrics as well as taking an active role in audit.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award-winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person Specification



  • Degree level education Registered nurse, children
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent experience or working towards


  • Post Graduate Certificate Education (PGCE) or working towards



  • Extensive acute clinical post-registration experience with high standards of care
  • Experience of teaching , coaching and delivering learning/education programmes, evidenced via teaching portfolio


  • Evidence of multi-disciplinary working



  • Excellent written and communication skills. Ability to write letters, reports and policies with clarity and awareness
  • Ability to use technology systems to support education/learning delivery. Excellent presentation skills


  • Advanced knowledge of information technology systems (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)



  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of education and development for the Family and Therapies division and the wider organisation
  • Appropriate use of knowledge/evidence-based practice in written work


  • Appropriate use of knowledge/evidence-based practice in written work



  • Hardworking, enthusiastic with a positive professional attitude
  • Ability to work autonomously and under own initiative

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Grange University Hospital



NP44 8YN

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