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Practice Placement Facilitator

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
The practice placement facilitator post will suit a degree registered nurse with a passion for student nurse education and a genuine interest in promoting high quality student experiences. The post holder will work across all areas of the trust and within all nursing departments and wards engaging with staff and students and promoting excellence. This post will suit a dynamic individual with current clinical experience and excellent communication skills. A working knowledge of the student nurse curriculum and proficiency is essential for this post.

Main duties of the job

The practice placement facilitator will spend the majority of their time in practice areas proving support and guidance to both students and staff. They will contribute to educational audit and the monitoring of student evaluations, responding to areas of concern and promoting excellence. The post holder will act as a role model for nursing providing a professional approachable presence in practice. The Practice Placement Facilitator will work under the direction of the Senior Practice Placement Facilitator to expand placement opportunities and provide training for trust staff. As part of the role the appointed person will work collaboratively with HEIs and universities to ensure safe and effective student experiences.

The post holder will possess strong IT skills as this will form part of the day to day duties.

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification



  • Degree registered nurse
  • Assessor qualification


  • Teaching qualification
  • Leadership experience



  • Knowledge of current issues and legislation effecting education in healthcare
  • In-depth knowledge of the NMC standards of Education (2019)
  • Demonstrate evidence of teaching, assessing and supporting students in practice
  • High level for commitment and passion for education and student learning
  • Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Effective time management demonstrating working independently as well as in a team


  • Clinical leadership experience

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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