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Clinical Facilitator for Children's Emergency Department

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
Working within the Senior Team in the Children's Emergency Department and Emergency Medicine Clinical Education Team. The post holder will provide clinical and educational support for the nursing team within the Children's Emergency department (CED).

The post holder, in collaboration with the Clinical Nurse Managers will play a major role in identifying and assessing the CED Teams Professional Development needs and will be responsible for coordinating and participating in the delivery of appropriate training programmes for trust staff and apprentices.

***Secondment is available for internal candidates.***

Main duties of the job

  • Ensure that all Trust wide standards are maintained and monitored to improve the quality of total care to all who come into contact with the Emergency and Children's Services.
  • Comply with health and safety legislation, promoting high standards and acting immediately in response to hazards or unsafe practices in conjunction with other staff.
  • Participate in team, professional and personal development activities and promote a commitment to continuous professional development and improvement.
  • Take on agreed duties in accordance with the grade and nature of the post.
  • Cover the work of colleagues during periods of absence or peak workloads.
  • Carry out other duties commensurate with the grade and nature of the post as designated by the Group Director of Nursing / Modern Matron / Band 7 Practice Educator.

*** Please be advised that interviews are proposed for w/c 22nd July 2024 ***

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care.

We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the code of Professional Conduct.
  • Work clinically alongside nurses who are new starters, newly qualified or require specific support
  • Support nursing team to audit and evaluate nursing care.
  • Promote best practice in line with current paediatric national and local guidelines
  • Promote best practice in ensuring NMC Record Keeping Standards.
  • Act as a clinical role model promoting the professional image of nursing within the Trust and ensuring that nursing practice is in accordance with the Trusts policies and procedures and statutory nursing bodies legislation.
  • Establish good working relationships with multidisciplinary colleagues within the Trust and the University.
  • Maintain own clinical competency in line with the NMC Code of Professional standards of practice for nurses, midwifes and nursing associates.
  • Available to be rostered for a minimum of one clinical shift 0.4 WTE per week, this may be increased dependent on service needs.
  • Advise on service activities and controlling risks as appropriate.Organise workload to have a positive impact and effective management of the education of the Childrens Emergency Department Nursing Team.
  • Provide clear guidance, supervision, and support the process to monitor and evaluate professional development plans for staff and apprentices as appropriate.
  • Work in collaboration with Practice Education Team, GDNA, Modern Matron and Ward Managers in identifying and developing a training needs analysis for the Ward / Departments teams.
  • Ensure training needs documentation systems are maintained.
  • Assist the Band 7 in planning, co-ordinating and participating in delivery of training programmes, to address the Paediatric Nursing Teams professional development requirements, and taking into account group specific (NQ Nurse, Rotation NQ, Flexi Nurse, Experienced Nurse, Trained Nursing Associate and Apprentices)
  • Liaise with the Senior Paediatric Nursing Team to establish specific service need requirements
  • Maintain systems to ensure feedback from study days and courses to cascade knowledge within the team.
  • Work alongside the ward managers and Practice Educators to evaluate rotation programmes within the department.
  • Where appropriate work towards shared learning and development opportunities for Paediatric nurses within the Trust.
  • Ensure all newly qualified and new starters to the department have appropriate induction programmes and support of mentors.

For further details of the job role please see attached job description.

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road



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