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Senior Clinical Educator / Practice Development Nurse

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are very excited to offer an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our team of nurses and allied health professionals within the Orthopaedic department at the NNUH.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, adaptable, and ambitious and will help lead on development and delivery of high standards of nursing care to our elective patients within the department.

The candidate will be working along side out current clinical educator.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH's 'PRIDE' values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will take responsibility for developing and overseeing an educational programme for a range of staff within Trauma and Orthopaedics. Develop processes to ensure staff practice competently in all aspects of Trauma and Orthopaedics and implement recording systems to indicate progress. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Trust mandatory training requirements for all grades of nursing staff.

You will work together with the current clinical educator to develop the educational team and the next 5 years plan for the department education plan. You will participate in delivering educational sessions and work together with the specialist nurses, outpatient nurses, trauma, and elective pathways.

This year will also see the opening of our dedicated Elective Orthopaedic Centre which will include two brand new additional theatres and a 21 bedded in-patient ward. This is an expanding department and it's an exciting time to join.

In the future you will also be involved in the education pathway for the department in the lead of becoming a major trauma centre.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH Trust serves a population of 822,500 people. The orthopaedic department is a busy regional trauma centre and forward thinking department offering a range of elective and trauma care to the local community. We currently employ over 30 orthopaedic surgeons, some with international recognition in their specialities. Patients are cared for on 2 dedicated orthopaedic wards, the Orthopaedic Medical Unit, Surgical Admissions area and our dynamic outpatient department. This year will also see the opening of our dedicated Elective Orthopaedic Centre which will include two brand new additional theatres and a 21 bedded in-patient ward. This is an expanding department and it's an exciting time to join.

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To be an effective practitioner and professional role model, demonstrating the ability to confidently lead in the provision of a high quality service.
  • In collaboration with other senior colleagues, to identify, support and promote nursing practice developments.
  • Practice as a professional nurse, with confidence, authority and expertise, acting as a role model for all staff in the pursuit of clinical excellence.
  • Explore creative approaches to professional development in order to meet individual learning needs.
  • Provide supervision, teaching and support for individuals in the clinical areas.
  • To guide and support mentors in all aspects of their role.
  • With nursing colleagues and multi-disciplinary team nurture the development of an environment which supports and encourages personal and professional growth.
  • Liaise with the Nursing Practice and Education Department re developments and needs both for Registered and Non Registered staff.
  • Co-ordinate and develop the departments orientation programme for all staff.
  • Initiate and facilitate learning opportunities within the clinical settings.
  • Act as an expert resource for others requiring knowledge, experience and guidance within the clinical environment.
  • With senior nursing colleagues construct, implement and evaluate a competency-based Foundation Programme for nursing within Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • To support pre-registration students to achieve clinical competencies liaising with Trust Student Facilitators and UEA link tutors.
  • Liaise with other professional colleagues to encourage multi-disciplinary training and education.

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC register
  • ENB 100 or equivalent Teaching Qualification - eg. ENB 198 or C& G 730



  • Significant experience at Band 6 or above
  • Extensive recent experience within a comparable Critical Care setting



  • Leadership qualities
  • Able to inspire and motivate clinical care staff through education, support and supervision

Attitude, aptitude


  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (with all disciplines)

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital



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