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Theatre Learning and Development Facilitator

Employer
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Canterbury
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Learning and Development Facilitator in the operating department at Kent & Canterbury Hospital. We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual to support practice development for theatre practitioners and learners to enable them to achieve personal, professional and Trust objectives through the development, implementation and monitoring of training and development needs of the department. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about teaching and education, who is committedtodelivering and enablinghigh quality care and safety in the perioperative environment, someone who has great communication and can demonstrate excellent organisational and problem solving skills.

They will work collaboratively with the EKHUFT Theatre Learning and Development Facilitator Team (TL& DF) to promote and generate a highly skilled team and effective work-based culture that is safe and supportive. The post holder will support learners to develop knowledge and skills to traverse safely from student to skilled practitioner.

Main duties of the job

Maintain clinical skills to enable work in an educational capacity with those who may need support. They will work collaboratively with the EKHUFT Theatre Learning and Development Facilitator Team (TL& DF) to promote and generate a highly skilled team and effective work-based culture that is safe and supportive.

Support all staff irrespective of grade to achieve personal, professional and Trust objectives in order to bridge the gap from theory to practice through the development, implementation and monitoring of training and development needs of the multi-disciplinary team.

Support learners to develop knowledge and skills to traverse safely from student to skilled practitioner

Responsible as a member of the team for the maintenance of a high standard of patient care .

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please note that if you require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK you must declare this on your application form, even if you currently have a certificate of sponsorship or a work permit for another role and are already working in the country. Please note we are only able to sponsor candidates on a Skilled Worker Visa applying for roles Band 5 and above.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Or ODP III / ODA C& G752 With valid registration
  • ENB 998 / POM / PFPLA / PLF / MFL / PA
  • Diploma in theatre practice ENB 176 or A21, 183 or 182


Desirable

  • D32/33 or A1
  • 1st Degree in healthcare
  • Cannulation and IV drug administration


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years at band 5


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent Leadership Qualities
  • Excellent Communication and motivation skills
  • Enthusiastic and willing
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload
  • Have an understanding of learning styles and methods
  • Hospital life support


Desirable

  • Intermediate Life Support
  • Ability to develop and promote leadership qualities and promote effective team work
  • Provide skilled professional advice and support to learners and practitioners
  • Sound IT skills and ability to collect evidence and data to process efficiently


Knowledge

Essential

  • Wide Knowledge of surgical, recovery and anaesthetic specialities
  • Able to manage team or speciality Able to cope in demanding situations
  • Able to work autonomously
  • IT literate


Desirable

  • Specialist knowledge across the range of practice development and learning needs including systems and processes in place to inform decisions and collect data


Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Kent & Canterbury Hospital

Ethelbert Road

Canterbury

CT1 3NG

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