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Band 7 Senior Speciality Educator

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a desire to help mould the future of the NHS workforce?

Do you have a passion for delivering education?

Do you thrive on innovation and creativity?

If so, we may have the job for you.

UHB are pleased to announce a Senior Education position within Speciality Education.

Working under the School of Nursing, AHP and Midwifery you will lead a team of Clinical Educators to deliver fundamental and specialist education to our teams across disciplines.

You will create and critically analyse the education packages utilising our quality assurance package.

You will work with the wider Education teams and wider MDT to deliver education whilst maintaining the Senior Education role.

You will be supported within your role to develop and grow.

The post is cross CDGs and sites.

For more information please contact Georgina Morgan. on or 01213714922.

Main duties of the job

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • *Registered Nurse/ Midwife on the NMC Register
  • *Or
  • *Registered Operating Department Practitioner on the HCPC register
  • *Teaching Qualification e.g. ENB 998, C& G 7307,C& G 7407 parts 1 and 2, or equivalent
  • *Recognised current mentor and NVQ assessors course or equivalent
  • *Professional knowledge acquired through degree level supplemented by the completion of a relevant post registration specialist course or experience , e.g. critical care, HDU or specialist pathway pertaining to clinical area
  • *Evidence of continuous professional development


  • *PGCE
  • *Masters Degree or willingness to complete level 7 award



  • *Recent significant experience working at a senior level in an acute clinical area for the NHS/ healthcare setting.
  • *Significant post registration experience working in an education setting.
  • *Can demonstrate understanding and evidence of experience in practice based supervision and assessment
  • *Experience of assessment and assignment marking and giving feedback.
  • *Experience in mentoring , facilitating groups , and coaching others
  • *Ability to lead on development of modules and deliver teaching packs/programmes to promote a learning environment.
  • *Knowledge of clinical governance and risk management
  • *Ability to support reflective practice
  • *Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • *Application and understanding of professional policies and procedures
  • *A sound understanding of safeguarding responsibilities and processes


  • *Experience in research and audit
  • *Knowledge of HR and management related processes/ procedures

Additional Criteria


  • *Ability to review and assess clinical practice and make recommendations
  • * Excellent IT skills e.g. Word, PowerPoint, email and Excel spread sheets. As well as excellent skills in report writing
  • *Ability to challenge others
  • *Clinically aware, competent and able
  • *Demonstrate competency in IV Therapy, Venepuncture and Cannulation
  • *Ability to work in a variety of clinical settings with direct patient contact, including manual handling.
  • *Demonstrate a flexible approach to meeting Trust and department needs, including cross site clinical shift working.
  • *Excellent time management skills with the ability to self-manage their own diary
  • *Ability to negotiate and influence decision making
  • *Innovation
  • *Presentation Skills
  • *Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • *Effective leadership skills
  • Ability to work a flexible shift pattern, according to service need
  • Able to work flexibly and travel across all UHB sites as required by the role


  • *Report Writing
  • *Ability to critically analyse data

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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