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Cadaveric Curriculum Coordinator

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata (Subject to AfC Job Matching Confirmation)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the ICENI centre team build upon the existing excellent reputation by supporting the new cadaveric curriculum.

You will be responsible for supporting the Iceni Centre delivery of high quality, robust cadaveric curriculum across a range of specialities. They will be able to liaise with industry partners as well as internal stake holders to ensure seamless coordination of the courses.

It is expected that you would be responsible for ensuring courses run in accordance with the risk assessments and standard operating procedures that run alongside the Human Tissue Authority licence.

You will provide clinical expertise in all areas of the curriculum with the intent to enhance the Iceni Centre outstanding reputation.

You will have oversight of the cadaveric curriculum whilst working alongside the ICENI centre technician to ensure the smooth running of the courses. This will entail regular stocktake of the equipment, strict inventory of equipment and detailed technical spec for each course delivered.

Working with external stakeholders in order to promote the ICENI centre development in terms of its offer and promotion of the cadaveric curriculum. It will involve the development of new markets and income streams, delivering training to healthcare professionals across the Trust as well as attracting new talent to ESNEFT.

Main duties of the job

  • To work with wider ICENI team to ensure cohesive approach to the cadaveric curriculum
  • To liaise with external companies regarding the purchase of specimens for the cadaveric courses whilst maintaining adherence to the risk assessments and standard operating procedures in place
  • Provide clinical expertise for the cadaveric curriculum
  • To work closely with ICENI centre technician to ensure availability of equipment for the running of the courses
  • To oversee technician to ensure robust checking of equipment and freezer/ fridge to ensure specimens are kept in accordance of risk assessments and SOPs in line with the Human Tissue Authority licence
  • To ensure technician keeps robust records for equipment cleaning and temperature monitoring
  • To build up & maintain relationships with external stakeholders and industry to keep cadaveric curriculum future proof
  • To organise and collate minutes as well as store information for the HTA sub committee meetings

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working within a pressurised and busy environment - ideally acute clinical setting
  • Experience in working with key stakeholders, such as teaching faculty or course sponsors
  • Microsoft Office and IT experience
  • Experience of working in an educational/skills environment
  • Clinical expertise
  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Managing change


  • Marketing experience and/or working in communications
  • Evidence of involvement in research and audit
  • Experience of working with industry
  • Evidence of managing and improving the patient experience



  • Registered clinical Practitioner with current professional registration
  • Relevant degree or working towards
  • Teaching / mentorship qualification


  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Willingness to undertake further academic study



  • Knowledge of the education and training regime for the health service, and the training needs of healthcare professionals, particularly surgical staff
  • Knowledge of curriculum development, the development of training, an understanding of the needs of learners and audiences, and of the emerging marketing channels to secure their interest
  • Understanding of Health & Safety and Risk Assessments,
  • Understanding of and commitment to the promotion of equal opportunities
  • Articulates understanding of managing clinical risk


  • General understanding of clinical work, its related terminology and the skills needs within an NHS trust
  • Knowledge of financial processes e.g. purchase orders and invoicing
  • An understanding of the needs of sponsors, particularly industry sponsors

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Colchester General Hospital



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