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Clinical Educator

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Clinical Educator roles has arisen across the YAS Academy sites.

To enable us to meet the future needs for our services we are seeking innovative and strategic thinkers who have excellent leadership skills to take on the role of Clinical Educator in the YAS Academy.

The post requires an individual who has ideally had previous experience in delivering education and has strong organisational skills and a good knowledge of best practice in the educational environment.

The assessment process will include a competency-based interview and a presentation.

Main duties of the job

This Clinical Educator will deliver a range of clinical education across the different staff grades from support tier up to the level of Paramedic. The role will also be responsible for delivery on the ASW, AAP and Paramedic Apprenticeship programmes. They may also be expected deliver on HEI programmes in conjunction with our HEI partners.

The role will be pinnacle to the delivery of the Trusts Apprenticeship programmes and be responsible for the ongoing development and support of the students as they progress through their career pathway.

Reporting to the Lead Clinical Educator, the successful applicants will work within the Academy team and should also be confident in working independently.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to their own CPD and development and be able to demonstrate a passion for learning and development.

About us

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust geographically covers nearly 6,000 square miles of varied terrain, from isolated moors and dales to urban areas, coastline and inner cities.We serve a population of over five million people across Yorkshire and the Humber and strive to ensure that patients receive the right response to their care needs as quickly as possible, wherever they live.We employ more than 7,100 staff, who together with over 1,300 volunteers, enable us to provide a vital 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, emergency and healthcare service.Our ambition is to be an employer of choice, and we are continuously working across our partnership to improve our collective offer to staff in areas like health and wellbeing, benefits and flexible working incl. hybrid working.Benefits:o Flexible working including part-time hours, job shares and flexible hours, agile working (role dependant)o 27 days annual leave, increasing to 33 with service.o Sell annual leave scheme.o Contributory Pension.o NHS Discounts including shops, restaurants, gyms etc.o Car lease and other salary sacrifice schemes.o Dedicated employee assistance and counselling service.o Opportunities for research participation, career progression and ongoing development.o Well respected, committed and supported staff networks for our workforce.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

They should inspire people to want to expand their educational horizons and be able to provide educational advice, guidance, support, and direction. Ideally the applicant should have been active in education and training either within an Ambulance Service or in an educational role with an educational provider. They should demonstrate an understanding of the complexities in the day-to-day issues within an educational environment.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are imperative, as is a real enthusiasm for delivering quality learning and development to others, in addition to the ability to coach students in a fast-paced environment.The positions could be based at the following Academy sites, Burn Hall, Elm Bank, Walnut Lodge. However applicants must be willing to travel across the whole YAS region as and when required and adopt a flexible approach to their working arrangement.The core responsibilities and the person specification of the Clinical Educator role can be found in the job description.If you have the skills and experience and are excited at the prospect of working as part of a dynamic Gold Award winning team, helping to create and deliver learning packages that can inspire our staff to expand their knowledge and skills, and making a pivotal difference to the people of Yorkshire then we would be very interested in hearing from you.

Person Specification



  • Good organisational skills, is able to identify priorities and work effectively whilst under pressure
  • Effective engagement and influencing skills
  • Can demonstrate excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills



  • Educated to degree level in Paramedic Science or equivalent, relevant study
  • Qualified Paramedic (HCPC Registered)
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development


  • PGCE or equivalent



  • 2 years' experience in a Paramedic role
  • Experience of delivering learning


  • Experience of leading, education programmes desirable

Employer details

Employer name

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust


Various locations



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