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Clinical Skills Educator

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the endoscopy unit for a dedicated individual who cares deeply for the education and skill development of other staff.

We are looking for a Clinical Skills Educator to work alongside our current team member to be responsible for the co-ordination and training delivery and recording to all staff working in the endoscopy department. Together, you will have joint accountability for ensuring endoscopy staff are competent in terms of mandatory and specialist training, updating training databases, and delivering group and individual bespoke teaching on established procedures. You will possess teaching and assessing skills, be able to use a database, and have current experience Endoscopy techniques

Main duties of the job

Your role is a vital part of the diagnostic and therapeutic treatments offered to patients with a variety of gastrointestinal pathologies. The department also performs bronchoscopies and supports theatres and other departments with endoscopic procedures. You will be required to participate in the on-call emergency Rota as part of your work hours. Our decontamination unit is also housed within our department, ensuring the Endoscopy Unit provides a seamless Endoscopy service for our patients.

The unit is currently open Monday to Friday for routine investigations and there is also the need to provide on call out of hours services. Prospective candidates will be expected to work flexibly as the unit can be open outside of the normal working schedule. Prospective candidates without endoscopy experience can expect on the job specialist and technical training and competency based assessment and registration with the Endoscopy Skills database.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education


  • First level registration
  • Educated to diploma level or demonstrate experience of operating at this level


  • Educated to degree level or evidence of study at level 6
  • A recognised course of study in teaching and assessing

Knowledge and Training


  • Evidence of professional development and regular study since qualification
  • Understanding of clinical governance and risk management
  • Evidence of team-working skills
  • Computer literate



  • Recent and relevant Endoscopy experience encompassing a wide range of clinical skills and procedures
  • Experience of teaching in both formal and informal settings
  • Good medical/clinical knowledge
  • Evidence of clinical practice development
  • Good working knowledge of Sunrise

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Russells Hall Hospital




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