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Education Facilitator

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge Bio Medical Campus
£35,392 to £42,618 a year £35,392 - £42,618
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Clinical Education team at Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in our state-of-the-art facility on the Cambridge Biomedical Science campus. Our core values, compassion, excellence and collaboration, are at the forefront of delivering responsive, effective and safe patient care and to support this ethic the Trust is committed to ensure that all staff and students have access up to date, relevant and practical clinical development programmes.

To do this we are growing our team and need staff who share our vision, our enthusiasm, and our pride for scope of practice, personal governance, and accountability. We are looking for enthusiastic and professional individuals with drive and passion for Multi professional practice development and supporting the Junior Doctors and medical students to join a dynamic team and to help the Trust maintain its position as one of the most innovative and leading NHS organisations in the county.

Main duties of the job

This role aims to support the overall learning experience for all medical learners by supporting the Clinical Facilitator to maintain and develop clinical placements (for medical students and junior doctors), providing best practice advice for mentors, assessors and educators, facilitating student forums to ensure learner voice is heard, documented and engaged with. The role will support design, deliver and evaluate corporate and local induction, ensuring that the needs of the individual, trust and stakeholders are met.

The postholder will strive to enhance the clinical learning environment to foster a culture of learning and ensure learners experience good quality care role modelling they will work alongside the various divisions and clinical leads, support education representation at appropriate meetings and provide training and education guidance and advice where necessary.

The postholder will be expected to assist in the support and referring of learners in difficulty, providing robust documentation to guide development.

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge. We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure.

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future. Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today. The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence & collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles & interactions. Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality.

The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion & belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification



  • Degree level qualification (Or evidence of studying at level 6)
  • Practice Assessor qualification such as the mentorship preparation pathway, ENB 998 or equivalent. Or trained as a Practice Assessor under the Standards for Student Supervision & Assessment / Equivalent educator training
  • Registered professional: Nurse, Allied Healthcare Professional


  • Post basic degree or equivalent study
  • Teaching / training qualification to a minimum of Diploma level or equivalent



  • Demonstrable post registration experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Knowledge of HCPC Standards/NMC Code of Conduct, Standards for Student Supervision & Assessment and professional practice guidance
  • Demonstrates an interest in skills teaching within healthcare setting
  • Proficient in Word / Excel / power point


  • Experience of using training programmes that employ a competency based approach to assessment
  • Experience of involvement in clinical audit
  • Experience of flexible ways of learning e.g. e-learning, developing written training packs etc
  • Experience of applying policies and protocols to improve practice
  • Knowledge undergraduate medical student clinical skills training
  • Experience in supporting BLS training by holding ILSi or ALS provider status
  • Experience in supporting manual handling training by holding Work Based Instruction status.
  • Experience in inducting staff into NHS organisations

Additional Criteria


  • Please provide evidence of your commitment to uphold the Trust's values: Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration
  • Ability to treat all employee and other hospital information confidentially
  • Ability to develop new ideas
  • Ability to achieve results under pressure and be self reliant
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate information verbally which may be difficult/sensitive or complex to both individual and groups
  • Ability to deal with emotive matters in a calm professional manner
  • Excellent verbal and written
  • communication skills including ability to write reports, letter and policies
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Awareness of Health and safety issues

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Heart and Lung Research Institute

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus



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