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Neonatal Clinical Educator

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic Neonatal Clinical Educator to support the education and development of staff across the Neonatal units at our Derby and Burton sites.

Neonatal Services at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB) are provided by 2 Units. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit based at Royal Derby Hospital site has 24 cots and is a Level 2 (LNU) purpose built unit providing medical care for premature and sick infants. There are 3 ITU, 4 HDU and 17 SC cots.

NNU on the Queens Hospital Burton site has 8 cots and is a Level 1 (Special Care) Unit. Both units work closely with one another to provide high quality care across the service. Both units are part of the East Midlands Neonatal Operational Delivery Network (North Hub).

We are looking for someone who is motivated, passionate and experienced in delivering training, supporting staff and developing clinical practice, which will all have a positive impact on patient care. We recognise the essential role education plays in delivering the highest possible standards of care to our patients.

Successful post holder will be required to work across both our Burton and Derby sites.

Main duties of the job

As part of the Paediatric Education team you will manage new staff through orientation and induction and support existing staff with ongoing training and competencies. You will work two shifts per month working alongside staff members on the neonatal units to support them through the qualified in speciality neonatal course.

You will collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team to develop and deliver evidence based educational programs, contribute to maintaining the quality of care and provide teaching and education to the registered and unregistered nursing staff working in the wider children's hospital.

You will havecurrent NMC registration RSCN/RN (Child) - First level degree (working towards), and demonstrable post-registration experience. You will be Qualified in Speciality and have a valid NLS Certificate.

Relevant current experience working in a clinical setting Qualification / evidence to support ability to provide training. Experience of mentoring and developing staff. Evidence of specialist skills gained through theoretical knowledge care, IT Literate.

Closing date of applications: 03rd June 2024

Interview date: 17th June 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development

On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.

A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily

We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust - over 3,300 per week

An average 860 patients are seen in A& E every day - 6th largest in the country

Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.

We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres

We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres

We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • NMC Registered
  • Qualified in Speciality (Neonatal High Dependency and Intensive Care)
  • Practice Assessor


  • Teaching in practice qualification or equivalent



  • Ability to support/mentor staff
  • Demonstrable post registration experience


  • Experience of working in a special care baby unit
  • Experience of working in a local neonatal unit
  • Experience of working in a neonatal tertiary centre



  • Evidence of service development/change
  • Neonatal Life Support Course


  • Leadership and Management Course

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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