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Practice Development Nurse New Registrants

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Practice Development Nurse - New Registrants

Full-time AFC Band 7
  • The Trust is committed to supporting Newly Qualified Nurses and Nursing Associates.
  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join the Education and Development team at St. George's to lead on training, education, practice support and professional development of all newly registered nurses and nursing associates.
  • The post-holder will be responsible for supporting the continued personal and professional development of newly qualified nurses and nursing associates with particular emphasis on the support offered in transitioning from student to registered professional.
  • The post is a full time and would be ideal for those seeking experience in education and can be offered for a 12-month secondment if preferred. Come and join a friendly close-knit team for an opportunity to develop your career and support registrants in the clinical area!
  • Please apply via NHS Jobs - the post will be open to applications until the 7th June, although this may close earlier if sufficient applications are received.

Main duties of the job

  • Work clinically on a regular basis alongside nurses within clinical practice to support transition into clinical teams.
  • Assist with the facilitation of training, education, practice support and professional development of all newly registered nurses and nursing associate.
  • Develop and utilise innovative teaching styles to enhance skills, optimizing and standardising high levels of patient care delivery.
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate training to Preceptors.
  • Ensure newly recruited nurses are familiar with eLearning resources such as the Nursing Times and eLearning for Health eLearning modules.
  • Apply NMC, Capital Nurse and national guidance to maintain an effective Trust Preceptorship Programme.
  • Work with staff in practice to ensure that new registrants have an appropriate local induction with information available for Preceptees and that a range of appropriate learning opportunities have been identified.
  • To explore and expand the learning opportunities for newly qualified nurses using creative and flexible learning methods and resources e.g., eLearning modules and simulation.

Please note: Interview date on Tuesday 23rd July 2024

About us

With nearly9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.Their main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more and person specification information about the role.

For further information or to discuss the role please contact Julie Goldie, Head of Professional Support and Development via email: or telephone 020 8725 0035.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • NMC approved Mentorship qualification.


  • PG Certificate in Education
  • Practice Teacher course /Sign Off Mentor qualification



  • Minimum of 5 years clinical /management experience.
  • Experience of working with senior managers in the organisation to identify and support skills development
  • Substantial experience of supervision and assessment of learners within the clinical setting
  • Evidence of successful development of the clinical learning environment for students


  • Evidence of development of interprofessional learning opportunities
  • Evidence of formal teaching and programme planning



  • Able to respond rapidly and authoritatively to changing organisational situations and to reset objectives
  • Experience in communicating sensitive and challenging information
  • Able to think creatively, analyse and solve complex problems



  • Understanding of audit and evaluation processes
  • Understanding of the requirements for Preceptorship using best practice guidelines
  • Understanding of quality monitoring processes

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Education Centre, St Georges University Hospital

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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