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Clinical Practice Educator Critical Care

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Theatres (ACCT) Education team for a Clinical Practice Educator for Critical Care.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to support the learning needs of the staff on Critical Care.

The successful candidate will be working with a dedicated team of professionals who deliver both bespoke and mandatory training to our staff on the Critical Care unit.

You will support new starters on our induction programme and will support staff to achieve their STEPS competencies. You will also co-ordinate and support students on placement within Critical Care and be a clear link for further education within ACCT.

Main duties of the job

Coordination, support and development of ongoing training for critical care teams.

Liaison with the relevant Higher Education Institute(s) to ensure that placement requirements are being met to support all students within critical care.

Support and development of assessors and supervisors in practice.

Provision of clinically based education with the critical care areas supporting critical care staff.

Additionally the post holder will undertake other teaching and learning activities that enhance the development of both high quality patient care and a highly skilled, competent workforce.

NB - the teaching of clinical and non-clinical mandatory training sessions is also a strong element of this post.

About us

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) is the main provider of acute and specialist care services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We serve a population of around 500,000 people - a figure that can increase significantly with

visitors during the busiest times of the year. We employ approximately 6,700 staff and have a budget of approximately �580 million.

We are a teaching hospital in partnership with the University of Exeter Medical School, University of Plymouth School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Peninsula Dental School.

The Knowledge Spa on the Royal Cornwall Hospital site is the base for medical and nursing as well as ongoing education for health professions in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we are continually developing our clinical services as well as our facilities and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care that can be offered locally. Allied to this is a growing reputation for research and innovation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right-hand side

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:
  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

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Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

We reserve the right to close this advert early, or when the allocated number of applications has been reached. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Person Specification

Qualifications/ experience


  • STEPS level 3
  • 60 Credit Critical Care Module
  • 2 years plus Critical Care Experience
  • Batchelors degree in Health related subject
  • Education/Mentor qualification


  • PGCAP in Clinical Education
  • Possession of an Adult Basic Life Support course and a Manual Handling Qualification.



  • Evidence of teaching and facilitation of group and individual learning

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust





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