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Practice Development Nurse / Paramedic

Central London Community Health Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Band 7
Full Time
CLCH Hertfordshire Adult Community Services -CLCH NHS Trust provides a range of Community Services, and the Hertfordshire Division is recruiting!

Band 7 Practice Development Nurse or Paramedic

A unique opportunity has arisen to work with our Unplanned Care Team based in Hertfordshire Division - Hemel One. Working in conjunction with the CLCH Academy we are committed to developing and growing our workforce to deliver the highest possible standards of care in the unplanned care team.

We are looking for an experienced nurse or paramedic who is enthusiastic about teaching and supporting staff to grow their career within this setting. The role is crucial in enabling staff to deliver high quality care and there is a clear focus on working alongside staff in the clinical areas.

Do you have a passion for developing staff and ensuring high standards of quality care are at the core of clinical practice? Do you want to lead on delivering training to both new and existing staff to ensure that they deliver patient centred care that is clinically effective and safe?

We might just have the role for you.

We are looking to recruit a Practice Development Nurse or Paramedic to work closely with the Clinical Lead, Nurse Consultant and Advanced Clinical Practitioners in the Unplanned Care team, based in the Hertfordshire Division.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be based at:o Hemel One, Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7YU

You will be part of our dynamic leadership team, working closely with the both the service operational lead and the CLCH Academy to coordinate and embed learning and development ensuring that staff are competent and capable to undertake their roles. Excellent clinical, leadership, teaching and communication skills are essential along with the ability to work in an innovative way to support and develop the workforce.Using your clinical expertise, you will drive the service to provide high standards of care and be an ambassador for practice development.As a practice development nurse or paramedic you will be expected to:o To act as a role model and demonstrate expertise in delivering evidence-based practiceo Facilitate the creation of a positive learning environment in the workplace where staff development at all levels is encouraged and supportedo Facilitate the education and continuing professional development for all levels of registered and non-registered nursing and paramedic staff within the unplanned care teamo Work alongside staff in individual teams undertaking a key role in practice developmento Translate Academy priorities such as changes in nursing standards, new clinical roles such as Apprenticeships into their designated service

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work in accordance with the NMC/HCPC Code of Professional Conduct, and Trust Policies and Procedures To ensure that own clinical practice demonstrates current clinical knowledge To work clinically within nominated teams on a regular basis, supporting teams and individual nurses & paramedics in developing their practice To enable staff to identify opportunities to develop clinical practice, and support them to make changes in clinical practice To support the clinical practice of non medical prescribers To enable access to resources and evidence to support the development of clinical practice within nursing

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or paramedic
  • Educated to Masters degree level or equivalent
  • Clinical Leadership training
  • Evidence of continuing personal and professional development
  • Non medical prescribing qualification


  • Acute speciality (critical care, ED or equivalent) qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Hemel One



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