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Head of Professional and Clinical Education

Central London Community Health Trust
£78,163 to £88,884 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
Employer: Central London Community Healthcare NHS TrustDepartment: CLCH Academy, Quality DivisionLocation: Soho Centre for Health / Trust widePost: Head of Professional and Clinical EducationSalary: Band 8cNote: Permanent

The Head of Professional and Clinical Education role has been developed to work within the CLCH Academy to coordinate and lead the delivery of professional and clinical education, training, and practice development across Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust. You will work collaboratively with key stakeholders across the Trust and our partners to ensure that CLCH has robust structures, processes, and systems in place for professional and clinical education and training to support a workforce that is fit for the future and able to deliver high quality services and excellent patient care.

The CLCH Academy provides education and training opportunities to support all community, primary and social care staff within the communities that we work within to deliver effective and compassionate care. The CLCH Academy provides an environment where staff can learn together gaining skills, knowledge, academic accreditation, and professional support enabling them to grow and develop their career. The Head of Professional and Clinical Education is a senior leadership role within the Academy and acts as the Trust's expert advisor on professional and clinical education ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, national and local policy.

Main duties of the job

You should have excellent leadership skills and a strong understanding of healthcare education commissioning and clinical skills delivery to plan and manage the overarching clinical and education training priorities in collaboration with colleagues in the Academy and the operational Divisions.You will work closely with the Assistant Director of the Academy, Deputy Chief Nurse (Education and Patient Experience), Operational Divisional leadership, Academy senior leadership team, Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) and NHS England to ensure that programmes are managed and delivered effectively.For further information please contact either Kieran Kelly, Assistant Director of Academy or Holly Ashforth, Deputy Chief Nurse (Education and Patient Experience) who will be happy to discuss the role with you. Interviews are planned for early August kieran.kelly3@nhs.netemail:

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

Manage the relevant leads and teams for professional and clinical education portfolios including practice development ensuring all activities are aligned to business and service objectives and national priorities Act as deputy for the Assistant Director of the Academy as and when required Act as a vice chair for the Trust Modelling the Way forum and oversee related plans of work To ensure that all team members are appraised annually and have a personal development plan To facilitate the development, implementation and monitoring of appropriate policies, procedures and best practice guidelines, complying with national standards and benchmarks and regulatory requirements To manage the work of the professional and clinical education and practice development, providing expert advice and reports to relevant Boards and committees or relevant sub groups

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse, Midwife or Allied Health Professional
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Evidence of commitment to professional and personal career development
  • Educated to Masters level


  • Further Qualification in adult learning or higher education

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


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