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Clinical Educator

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
Clinical Educator

18 months fixed term contract/secondment - 22.5 hours per week.

The Education and Practice Development team are accepting applications for the position of Band 6 Clinical Educator.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Band 5 or 6 nurse to join our friendly and professional team. The primary purpose of the role is to promote best practice at all times, providing support and leadership to nursing staff and learners Trust wide.

Main duties of the job

  • Co-ordinate teaching programmes.
  • Provide teaching in both the clinical setting and the classroom.
  • Record competences.
  • Respond to educational requirements that emerge from service needs.
  • Policy development.
  • Be involved in Practice Development projects including medical devices.
  • Attend various appropriate meetings to represent Trust.
  • To maintain a high profile within the clinical area acting as a role model positively influencing practice at all times and challenging poor practices.
  • Ensure standards, policies and protocols are applied to practice.

About us

We want to attract the best and brightest people to work with us and that means we will look after you from the moment you apply for a role at the Trust and throughout your career with us. Our staff are central to everything we do, and we believe that investing in you is crucial if we want to enable you to reach your full potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Youll find a detailed job description attached to this advert and we would invite anyone interested in the role to read through this and the person specification in more detail.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • Experience including an Acute environment.
  • Experience of teaching and supporting leading on new developments


  • Functioned at Band 6 with line manager responsibility
  • Previous exposure to developing training and education programmes

Experience and knowledge


  • Registered Nurse Degree
  • Preparation for mentorship/teaching and assessing courses or equivalent.
  • Teaching experience


  • Line Management experience
  • Simulation teaching
  • Teaching qualifications
  • Management qualification

Skills, abilities and competencies


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Skilled at managing own time and workload.
  • Prioritising accordingly.
  • Understanding of best practice in Cannulation, Venepuncture and Infection Control.
  • Ability to assess plan, implement and evaluate care commensurate with the expert clinician.
  • Excellent knowledge of multi - professional roles and a vision for delivery of patient care in different ways.
  • Competent in a variety of expanded roles.


  • Aware of new roles and developments such as Nursing Associates
  • Computer Literate

Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Paget University Hospitals NHS FT

Lowestoft Road


NR31 6LA

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