Practice Educator - Band 6

Recruiter
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin PL31 2QN, Bodmin
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
201-20-773
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

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Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

Our Trust objectives are:
  • To deliver high quality care, safe and accessible services.
  • To maximise the potential of our workforce to deliver high quality care to patients
  • To achieve best value and ensure the Trust is sustainable and financially sound into the future
  • To diversify and develop services that meet commissioner and service user needs and expectations
  • To improve health and wellbeing by working in partnership to create life opportunities for our clients

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that's job share, part time or another flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have an 'home' office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Cornwall Partnership is fully committed to the education and development of our staff and students to enhance the delivery of high quality care. It is a dynamic time in pre-registration education with the introduction of new development pathways, job roles and curricula. To support this aim the Education and Training Department are looking to expand their team and recruit to the position of Practice Educator (Students/Apprentices). The role will involve working with the Lead Practice Educators, clinical placement areas across CFT, partner organisations and higher education institutions to ensure the development of high quality learning environments. The post holder will work alongside other colleagues to support student and apprenticeship placements with the goal to increase the capacity for learners in Cornwall.

The person we are looking for will have; a strong clinical background with recent clinical experience, excellent communication skills, ability to engage and influence at all levels, demonstrate a passion for education and act as a professional role model. You will also be confident in working in cross field environments, providing support in Adult, Mental Health and Learning Disability clinical settings. You will play a key role in quality improvement initiatives leading to improved patient care. We will provide appropriate support and opportunities for your continued development. This post will work across the county.

Interview date - 8th December

For further details / informal visits contact:

NamePJ Holmes-CripsJob titleLead practice EducatorEmail addresspj.holmes-crips@nhs.netTelephone number07973913487Additional contact information

Rebecca McSorley (Rebecca.mcsorley@nhs.net) or PJ Holmes-Crips (pj.holmes-crips@nhs.net)

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To achieve our Trust objectives, we prioritise the development of our staff. To support this, the following opportunities are available:
  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a dedicated central development fund supporting CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • A full clinical induction programme for operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:
  • Free access to individual RCNi portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
  • Free DBS checks where required
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

The Trust reimburses all application costs for staff eligible to apply for EU settlement status.

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via TRAC.jobs email regarding interview details.
We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users.

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Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644

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