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Deputy Educational, workforce and staff wellbeing lead

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rota
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will beresponsible for deputising the Divisional Operational Lead for Professional Development, Education and Workforce. They will support the development and delivery of an education strategy for the division. This will include supporting the planning, co-ordination and delivery of education and training to healthcare staff working within the medicine division. This will include a variety of areas such as, Mandatory Training, Clinical Skills, Human Factors, Equipment Training, speciality education and supported working in the clinical area. The individual will deputise on leading and managing the education teams involved with delivering on this strategy. The post holder will be responsible for developing and embedding the Division's Staff Wellbeing agenda which includes being an active member of the divisions People Committee and lead on various Staff Wellbeing projects.

Main duties of the job

Please review the attached job description and person specification.

Deputise Operational Lead for Education in managing, leading and developing an effective education team.

Be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of an education strategy for the division in conjunction with Ward manager/matrons.

Contribute to Band 5 recruitment and retention strategies within Medicine Division

Provide training and education across the division to registered nurses, nursing associates, students and non-registered staff.

Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of all learning interventions.

Contributing to the Directorates Business Plans.

Lead on Divisional Staff Wellbeing and work closely with the Operational Lead for Education, Divisional Leadership Team and Divisional People Committee.

Participate in peer review and evaluation.

Be actively involved in ensuring that the environment is conducive to the learning and development of staff.

Participate in the selection and appointment of students and newly qualified nurses as required.

Collate precise information evaluating the effectiveness of the Education provided and write and disseminate reports as required.

Be aware of resource management and associated funding streams.

Support the process for gaining accreditation for speciality courses run by medicine division.

Lead the team in areas of education planning and programme development e.g. ACS OSCEs, Induction Programme, Simulated Patients etc. across the division

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical

Provide clinical area support and supervision for staff/learners undergoing specific training, or who have specific learning needs, assisting in the development of clinical competence

Support managers, preceptors and newly qualified staff in the process of transition from learner to qualified member of staff

Liaise with ward managers regarding individual personal development plans and identification of learning needs of their staff

Ensure capability issues are identified and to provide support to relevant clinical managers and individuals through this process. Assisting in the development of action plans, providing support for the individual performance review process providing documentary evidence to support the process

Undertake clinical shifts on a pro-rata basis to maintain own clinical competence and understanding of the clinical environment. At least 20% of your working time should be supernumerary clinical shifts

Working as an expert clinical practitioner, be a visible point of contact on a daily basis and act as an expert resource for staff and students working in practice

Help in the development of clinical guidelines, protocols and patient care policies and procedures using best practice guidelines

Managerial

Deputise Operational Lead for Education in managing, leading and developing an effective education team.

Be responsible for developing and delivering an education strategy for the division and in conjunction with Ward manager/matron complete training needs analysis.

Contribute to Band 5 recruitment and retention strategies within Medicine Division.

Provide training and education across the division to Nursing Staff.

Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of all learning interventions.

Lead on Divisional Staff Wellbeing and work closely with the Operational Lead for Education, Divisional Leadership Team and Divisional People Committee.

Contributing to the Directorates Business Plans.

Participate in peer review and evaluation.

Be actively involved in ensuring that the environment is conducive to the learning and development of staff.

Participate in the selection and appointment of students and newly qualified nurses as required.

Collate precise information evaluating the effectiveness of the Education provided and write and disseminate reports as required.

Be aware of resource management and associated funding streams.

Participate in the delivery of hospital wide education programmes.

Lead on the process for gaining accreditation for speciality courses run by medicine division.

Lead the team in areas of education planning and programme development e.g. ACS OSCEs, Induction Programme, Simulated Patients etc. across the division.

Professional

Be a visible presence in clinical areas demonstrating exemplary standards of clinical care and education, promoting the implementation of evidence based practice and inter-professional learning.

Be actively involved in ensuring that the environment is conducive to the learning and development of staff.

To proactively participate in clinical supervision as a supervisee and as a supervisor for ongoing professional development and to provide support for newly registered staff.

Maintain and develop ones own professional knowledge and expertise to meet PREP/CPD and role requirements.

Develop and enhance own experience and skills in the process of formal teaching and assessment.

Practice in a professional, competent manner in accordance with the Code of Professional Practice and those of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

Report complaints, incidents and accidents in line with Trust incident reporting process.

Communication

Provide communication with new staff between appointment and start date to foster good relations and to ensure recruitment is successful.

Ensure effective communication takes place with the relevant managers regarding individuals progress and competencies.

Provide effective written and verbal feedback on performance, handling sensitive and confidential information as per information governance guidelines.

Able to sensitively manage situations where students/staff are failing in clinical practice.

Be responsible for effective communication between the ward and university and other relevant educational providers.

Ensure the education team are informed of corporate practice development and educational policy/strategy

GENERAL DUTIES

In addition to the key job responsibilities detailed in this job description all employees at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust are expected to comply with the general duties detailed below:

Infection Control

To maintain a clean, safe environment, ensuring adherence to the Trusts standards of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control.

The post holder is accountable for minimising the risks of infections and for the implementation of the Code of Practice for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections as outlined in the Health Act 2006. This includes receiving assurance of risk and embedding evidence based practice into daily routines of all staff.

Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults

Nottingham University Hospitals is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment.

Information Governance

All staff have an individual responsibility for creating accurate records of their work and for making entries into and managing all NHS records effectively in line with the Health Record Keeping Policy and other Health Records and Corporate Records Management policies and procedures in order to meet the Trusts legal, regulatory and accountability requirements.

Health and Safety

To take reasonable care to prevent injury to themselves or others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.

To co-operate fully in discharging the Trust policies and procedures with regard to health and safety matters.

To immediately report to their manager any shortcomings in health and safety procedures and practice.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • First level Registered Nurse with current NMC registration (RN)
  • Educated to degree level
  • Previous experience of taking charge of a clinical area
  • Demonstrate excellence in the use of all equipment
  • High level of clinical knowledge and skill
  • Have completed all aspects of essential professional practice (WINWs & associate competencies)
  • Knowledge of Trust training policies
  • Practice Assessor
  • Evidence of undertaking projects with minimal supervision
  • Teaching & assessing qualification


Desirable

  • Current ALS/ATLS provider/instructor
  • Practice Teacher/PGCert Education
  • Master's degree


Experience

Essential

  • 3 years Post-registration experience to include acute hospital experience
  • Experience of teaching staff and/or students
  • Evidence of personal professional development
  • Ability to teach to small and large groups
  • knowledge of different learning styles and different modes of education delivery


Communication and relationship skills

Essential

  • Self-motivated
  • Passion for educational delivery
  • Able to motivate & influence people
  • Ability to work well in pressurised situations
  • Feedback skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate well with all members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate computer literacy and use of IT skills (Email, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to sensitively manage situations where staff are failing in clinical Practice
  • Evidence of providing formal teaching sessions


Analytical and Judgement Skills

Essential

  • Good negotiating skills
  • Ability to identify own learning needs
  • Ability to work autonomously as required
  • Ability to generate and present reports/documents


Planning and organisation skills

Essential

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Planning/Identifying teams objectives & delivery of teaching
  • Ability to teach & assess in both clinical & formal settings
  • Can formulate short and long term objectives


Physical Skills

Essential

  • Dealing with conflict
  • Competent and up to date in intravenous drug administration
  • Competent and capable of using medical Equipment
  • Able to undertake patient/non patient manual handling manoeuvres
  • Ability to set up and use IT equipment for teaching purposes.


Other requirements specific to the role

Essential

  • Flexible, able to work unsocial hours as required.
  • Ability to work cross campus
  • Reliable work record


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust QMC

Derby road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH

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