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Education and Practice Development Lead W&C

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Education and Practice Development Lead: Women's and Children's CMG

1 WTE RN/RNC Education and Practice Development Lead for Neonates and Paediatrics

1 WTE RN/ Midwife Education and Practice Development Lead for Women's and Maternity

Two exciting opportunities have arisen to join our well-established Women's & Children's CMG at University Hospital's Leicester to lead education and practice in: Neonates & Paediatrics and Women's.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint two full time established and talented senior nurses:

If you are a Registered Nurse / Registered Nurse Children's who is experienced in leading education and training in Paediatrics and Neonates, has a knowledge of evidence-based practice with a thorough understanding of how this can inform our education and training strategy to ensure that we can deliver high quality care across the organisation, we welcome your application.

We are also looking to recruit a Registered Midwife/Registered Nurse with extensive experience of working in Maternity and Women's services. If you have demonstrative ability of successfully leading a team of trainers and educators, to enhance the delivery of high standards of care across our organisation, in line with UHL Trust's objectives of clinical quality and safety, we look forward to meeting you.

As an Education and Practice Development Lead you will work with the Deputy Chief Nurse and Heads of Nursing/ Midwifery developing and implementing a strategy for education, training, and development within the Womens and Childrens CMG. You will monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of education, training and development across the CMG working in partnership with The University of Leicester and De Montfort University to ensure the delivery of the highest standards of both pre and post registration education and training.

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

Job description

Job responsibilities

Lead and implement CMG and Trust education and training strategies.

In conjunction with the Head of Nursing/Midwifery and Deputy Chief Nurse Lead clinical practice initiatives, staff education and professional development.

Support multi professional and inter-professional learning.

In conjunction with the Head of Nursing/Midwifery and Deputy Chief Nurse lead policy development, supporting change, innovation and new ways of working for the nursing and midwifery workforce in the CMG.

Work in partnership with Matrons, Lead Nurses & Midwives, and Sister/Charge Nurses/AHP leads to identify relevant education and training needs through the appraisal Knowledge and Skills framework (KSF)/Personal Development Planning (PDP) process.

Work collaboratively with local Universities/Higher Education Institutions and other training providers to ensure the delivery of the highest standards of both pre and post registration education and training.

Act as a clinical and professional resource for the multi-disciplinary team, patients and service users.

Work clinically alongside registered and non-registered staff promoting and delivering education, practice and the implementation of policies ensuring a workforce fit for purpose and practice.

Person Specification



  • ooEvidence of innovations and achievements in clinical practice. oEvidence of continued professional development


  • oTeaching/Assessment skills oLeadership & motivation skills



  • oExtensive education and practice development experience


  • oExperience of NMC or other accredited organisations review visits

Management and Leadership


  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate/give evidence of behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours:



  • Evidence of the development and delivery of education/training programmes


  • minimum 1 year experience at Band 7

Training, Experience, skills-


  • skills, attributes and experience

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


University Hospital Leicester: Leicester Royal Infirmary

Infirmary Square



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