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Practice Education Facilitator

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
At East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust, we are committed to providing excellence in non-medical clinical education, support and development.

Are you passionate about supporting learners at varying stages in their careers and want to enhance the quality of the practice learning experience?

Do you want to have the benefit of supporting and developing learners in clinical practice as well as more formal teaching?This is the job for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered healthcare professionals (can be from a Nursing or AHP background) to join our Clinical Education Team as a Practice Education Facilitator.

1x 37.50 Hours per week based at Colchester General Hospital

1x 30 Hours per week based at Ipswich Hosptial

You will join our existing team of multi-professional educators to work across the organization providing support and education to both learners and educators. You will receive support and development opportunities within practice learning to support your career development.

This is a rewarding and varied role where you will have the opportunity to take part in shaping and developing our future workforce.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an experienced Nurse/AHP who:

Has a passion for education and developing others

Has good organisational and clinical skills, and is keen to support clinical excellence by developing best practice

Is progressive, innovative and can help to drive change

Is keen to undertake audit and research

Has excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, with the ability to communicates well with all staff members

Has a commitment to collaborative working and actively supporting and liaising with other healthcare professionals in the organisation and partner education providers

As a team we are committed to professional development and will provide:

CPD opportunities both formally and as part of our internal development programme

Opportunities for leadership development

Opportunities to develop teaching and assessment skills

Opportunities to be involved with research and conference presentation

Ongoing support and development within the role

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 the largest NHS organisation in East Anglia, 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



  • Professional Registration
  • Relevant degree
  • Appropriate mentorship or practice assessor qualification


  • Post Registration Qualification
  • Teaching Qualification

Knowledge and Skills


  • Evidence of recent relevant clinical experience
  • Evidence of recent supervision and assessment experience
  • Ability to provide senior nursing leadership
  • Clinical Supervisor /Coaching


  • Teaching experience
  • Audit / Research experience

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust





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