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Professional Development Nurse

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 Per Annum Inc HCAS
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The post-holder is responsible for leading and managing the professional education and development of the emergency nurse/care practitioner team in conjunction with the Lead Nurse. This partnership will strive to effectively meet the learning needs of emergency nurse/care practitioners across London North West University Healthcare.

This will involve working closely with managers, Midwifery and Nursing colleagues and other professional leads to identify learning needs so that commissioning with higher education institutions and other education providers is coordinated and streamlined for emergency and urgent services. The post-holder will participate, inform and advise on future professional education and training, ensuring cost effectiveness and outcomes are in line with the organisations strategic direction.

Main duties of the job

  • To co-ordinate and facilitate the educational and development activities of individual emergency nurse/care practitioners, by working in partnership with the HEI to promote evidenced based learning in the development of emergency nurse/care practitioner practice, encompassing local and national service objectives.
  • In conjunction with the lead nurse on the education strategy for emergency and urgent This will feed into the overall strategy for education in the Trust.
  • Provide supervision in practice to all emergency nurse/care practitioners to establish the training requirements necessary to deliver care
  • Provide clinical and professional advice ensuring optimal use of skills of all staff working within clinical areas.
  • Provide practice based continuing professional development for mentors including education and skills in teaching and assessing in clinical practice.
  • Work in collaboration with the lead nurse and senior management team to move services forward in line with external agencies and Government initiatives and the overall vision for the service.
  • Participate in recruitment and selection of staff in the recognise, review and act upon issues associated with retention of staff.
  • Participate in Quality Monitoring processes including the NMC review and practice placement

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • ENP/ECP Qualification
  • Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Masters or on the pathway towards achieving


  • oPGCert in Education
  • oLeadership qualification



  • 1.Substantial clinical ENP/ECP practice working in ED/Urgent Care
  • 4.Evidence of developing new initiatives and managing change projects led by the education team


  • 5.Evidence of managing a team of nurses/emergency nurse/care practitioners and taking a lead in multi-professional work.

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


London North West University Hospitals

Watford Road



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