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Clinical Skills & Simulation Facilitator

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
Job Title: Clinical Skills & Simulation Facilitator

Hours per week: 24 hours a week

8 month fixed term or 8 month secondment

Salary: �35,392 - �42,618 per annum

Closing Date: 15th July 2024

Interview Date: 24th July 2024

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications, so you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an experienced registrant with knowledge of clinical skills and simulation. Delivering Clinical Skills and Simulation education to learners within GETEC. Clinical Skills and Simulation is an exciting place to be, with constant change and growth, led by innovative team members who aim to ensure great quality service delivery and to meet the needs of our future and current workforce.

Do you have passion and enthusiasm to join our team delivering high quality education to all learners?

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate employees who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assist with the planning, development, delivery and assessment of specialised clinical skillseducation programmes within simulation for learners and Trust employees
  • To set up and maintain equipment for teaching sessions as required.
  • To possess high levels of developed manipulation and dexterity skills required for educating healthcare professionals. These may include performing defibrillation, intravenous injections, peripheralcannulation, venepuncture, airway management, urinary catheterisation, suturing, arterial blood gassampling, etc.
  • To develop specialist knowledge across a range of procedures related to clinical skills educationand use this knowledge to relate theory to practice at degree level.
  • To prepare for exposure at clinical emergencies, to possible contact with bodily fluids, smells, foullinen, possible exposure to sharps, ensuring compliance with Health and Safety standards at alltimes

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge


  • 3 years working at band 5 or above
  • Relevant clinical experience as a registrant
  • Previous experience leading a team
  • Experience of teaching in different settings
  • Experience of mentoring and assessing students and other health care staff
  • Awareness of teaching and assessment methods
  • Proficiency in a wide range of clinical skills
  • Able to explain how to promote best practice and apply evidence based practice
  • Experience of clinical or educational audit or research


  • IT literate with experience of using PowerPoint, Excel, Word and email.

Qualification and Professional Training


  • RGN level 1 or Midwife or equivalent professional qualification e.g. HCPC registrant
  • First Level Degree or ability to complete First Level Degree within 2 years of appointment
  • Working towards or willingness to undertake relevant MSc or level 7 qualification
  • Evidence of developed resuscitation and Clinical Skills knowledge


  • Immediate Life Support Provider or Paediatric Immediate Life Support Provider
  • Recognised post registration teaching qualification or equivalent experience

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Personal and professional credibility
  • Ability to work autonomously and also as part of a team
  • Well-developed problem solving, critical appraisal and decision making skills
  • Required to exert moderate physical effort for several short periods
  • Required to exert moderate mental effort
  • Possess high levels of manipulation and dexterity skills for performing resuscitation and clinical skills
  • Manage conflicting views during training and be prepared to challenge healthcare professionals to ensure patients receive optimal clinical treatment
  • Possess developed communication skills when conversing with healthcare professionals and for debriefing
  • Ability to form positive working relationships with multi-professional colleagues
  • Seen as local expert for Clinical Skills and act as the Trust representative where appropriate.
  • Prepare for unpleasant working conditions when attending clinical situations


  • Meet requirements to maintain accredited Resuscitation Council Instructor/Provider status.

Personal Qualities


  • Enthusiastic
  • Ability to achieve goals and meet deadlines



  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the operational needs of the service
  • Able to pass occupational health clearance
  • Able to maintain a professional appearance in accordance with duties.
  • Physically capable of performing and teaching elements of the post

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital Trust

College Street


CV10 7DJ

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