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International Recruitment Nurse Education Facilitator

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum (subject to banding)
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
We are seeking an International Recruitment Nurse Education Facilitator for this band 6 full time role. (subject to banding).

You will be responsible for developing and implementing an educational program to support international nurses to successfully complete their International English language test system (IELETS), competency based tests (CBT) and Objective structured clinical exams (OSCEs) as required for successful registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Main duties of the job

  • To develop and manage the on-boarding, induction, education, practice and professional development of internationally recruited registered nurses
  • To act as a role model of exemplar practice at all times
  • Support and participate in international recruitment events as required
  • Work alongside the Pastoral Care Facilitators to provide social and emotional support to the newly recruited registered international nurses and assist with their integration into the Trust workforce and social integration into the local communities.
  • Implement peer support arrangements to support the internationally recruited nurses to adapt to the cultural and working differences of the NHS
  • To work collaboratively across the Trust's to share best practice and support international recruitment and overseas staff from other professional groups
  • To work collaboratively across the ICS to support the international recruitment of nurses and any emerging local, national initiatives.

About us

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust is a leading provider of mental health, social care, learning disability and substance misuse services in the West Midlands.

We are a forward-thinking Trust and are extremely proud to have attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), one of only two specialist Mental Health Trusts in England to be awarded this.

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it' and the way we do inclusion is no exception. As a 'Disability Confident Employer', we very much believe that inclusion is something that you feel when you work at the Trust and we are continuously developing our culture of inclusion. Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience.


INTERNAL: Nursing Directorate, Employment Services Teams, E-Rostering Team, Recruitment Team, Human Resources Team, Workforce Planning and Development Team, Line Managers, Doctors, Ward Managers, Modern Matrons, Team Leaders, Quality Leads, Professional Nurse Leads, Medical Staffing Team and Staff across the Trust, Occupational Health, EDI Lead, Pastoral Care Facilitator, Clinical Education Leads, Directorate Accountants, Recruiting Managers,

EXTERNAL: NHS Employers, West Midlands Region IR Groups, West Midlands NHS Trusts, MPFT, Home Office, NHSI/E Nursing Workforce, NMC, OSCE Test Centres, Local Education Providers

Job description Job responsibilities

  • To maintain a broad understanding of the work of North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust and MPFT as a whole, and actively contribute your ideas for the improvement of service provision.
  • To ensure own actions contribute to the maintenance of a quality service provision.
  • To be responsible for the self-development of skills and competencies through participation in training and development activities and to maintain up to date technical and professional knowledge relevant to the post.
  • To participate in the Performance and Development Review and to undertake any identified training and development related to the post.
  • To undertake statutory and mandatory training as deemed appropriate by the Trust.
  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • To adhere to all Trust policies and procedures

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent level of experience, NMC Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Previous experience of working at Band 6 level in a pressured working environment with ever changing priorities Experience of supporting learning and development in practice
  • Previous experience of teaching or delivering OSCE program of work or similar
  • Knowledge of NHS Employers Pre Employment Check Standards including immigration legislation, sponsorship requirements and safeguarding

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