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Neonatal Clinical Nurse Educator

Employer
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Location
Leicester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
Are you an experienced Band 5/6 registered Children's/Adult Nurse or a Midwife Qualified In Speciality (QIS) Neonatal Nurse?

Are you motivated, dynamic, compassionate and looking for a change or interested in shaping a workforce of the neonatal service for the future?

The Leicester Neonatal service has an exciting opportunity to join the Education Team and become a Band 6 Clinical Educator! We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who will strengthen, promote and deliver training and education to ensure that patients receive a high standard of care.

The Neonatal Education Team continues to grow and develop and would support you to maintain your clinical credibility and visibility by working in the practice setting. We would promote your continuing professional development by providing you the opportunity to apply for funding for further study relevant to the role at a degree or masters level.

We are a family friendly service who offer flexible working, salary maxing schemes, health and wellbeing support, childcare vouchers and recognition awards. We work innovatively to ensure our staff are valued and looked after.

Main duties of the job

  • As a Clinical Nurse Educator for Neonates you will work clinically alongside all Registered and Non-Registered staff in the area promoting and delivering education, practice and the implementation of policies to ensure a workforce 'fit for purpose' and practice.
  • You will also contribute to the local implementation of the CMG Education, Training and Development Strategy by supporting change, innovation and new ways of working and work in close collaboration with the Sister / Charge Nurse / AHP lead to ensure that the ward provides a quality learning experience and environment for students and learners


About us

The Leicester Neonatal Service is currently split across 2 hospital sites covering the Leicester General and Leicester Royal Infirmary. We currently have a total of 42 cots with a plan to incrementally increase to a total of 70 cots in a new state of the art unit as part of a UHL reconfiguration project with the first phase of cot expansion happening later this year.

The Leicester Royal Infirmary is our main site and our unit is housed in a state of the art facility with the full range of services and equipment. There are currently 18 cots that can provide flexible ITU / HDU care and 12 Special Care cots. Our smaller unit is based at Leicester General Hospital which is a Special Care Baby Unit and has 12 cots. There is on average around 10,000 deliveries per annum in Leicester. We are the South Hub Lead Perinatal Centre for the East Midlands Neonatal Operational Delivery Network. UHL is also the host for the CenTre Neonatal Transport Service.

The Leicester Neonatal Service provides the full range of tertiary neonatal services including care for babies of all gestations, advanced modes of ventilation, neonatal surgery and close working links with the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre and the UK's largest ECMO service. This is an exciting time to join our team with the promise of a new build single site unit on the horizon.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Contribute to the delivery of Trust wide education and training initiatives and programmes.
  • Support the Sister / Charge Nurse, Matrons, AHPs and Education and Practice Development Lead in the delivery of comprehensive education,
  • training and professional development of the nursing / AHP team and service users. Lead on QI projects.
  • Work clinically alongside all Registered and Non-Registered staff in the area promoting and delivering education, practice and the implementation of policies to ensure a workforce fit for purpose and practice.
  • Contribute to the local implementation of the CMG Education, Training and Development Strategy by supporting change, innovation and new ways of working.
  • Work with the Education and Practice Development Team, Sister / Charge Nurse and Matrons to identify relevant education and training needs through the Knowledge and Skills framework (KSF) Appraisal / Personal development Planning (PDP) process.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Sister / Charge Nurse / AHP lead to ensure that the ward provides a quality learning experience and environment for students and learners.
  • We work with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching to nurture and develop the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, many of whom go on to spend their working lives with us.

please see job description/person specification for further details on the role

Person Specification

Qualifications & training

Essential

  • Registered Nurse or Midwife on NMC Register
  • Previously recognised NMC Teaching and Assessing Programme or equivalent programme/experience supporting and assessing learners in practice
  • Qualified In Speciality Neonatal
  • NLS provider


Desirable

  • evidence of formal classroom teaching
  • evidence of supporting large groups of learners


Communication & Relatioonship skills

Essential

  • Teaching/assessment skills
  • computer literate


Desirable

  • organisational skills


Analytical and judgment skills

Essential

  • enthusiastic and motivated
  • demonstrate commitment to develop self and others


Desirable

  • knowledge of audit and research


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Address

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Infirmary Square

Leicester

LE1 5WW

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