Associate Practice Education Facilitator

Recruiter
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, Blackpool
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
20 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
382-COR229-20
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated on the Fylde Coast just a 45 minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary services in haematology, cystic fibrosis, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

As one of the United Kingdom's largest coastal resorts, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents - it's not just a good place to work; it's a great place to live . In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the Blackpool Tower. This seaside town also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round its local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance. Working patterns such as; part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

Band 6 Associate Practice Education Facilitator

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an NMC registered professional to join the Practice Education Facilitator (PEF) team. This role is to provide support to the PEF Lead for the Acute Services within the organisation at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
The PEF team provide support to supervisors, assessors, educators and healthcare learners who are undertaking university programmes of study whilst on clinical placements here at the Trust. The role includes supporting all learners including nursing, allied health professionals, apprenticeships and work experience programme.
The post holder will contribute to the provision of high quality multi-professional learning environments within Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust. You will take an active role in ensuring the sustainability of learning and contribute to local and national conferences and working groups. The post holder will be required to work locally and across boundaries with services where inter-professional learning opportunities are promoted in line with the Quality Assurance Framework.
The successful candidate will be a NMC registered healthcare professional with a mentor/educator qualification. The candidate will also have extensive NHS experience with a minimum of 3 years experience post registration.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameBeverley SandersonJob titlePractice Education FacilitatorEmail addressberverley.sanderson@nhs.netTelephone number01253 953010Additional contact information

Beverley Sanderson PEF Lead for the Acute Services

Beverley.sanderson@nhs.net

01253 953010

or the PEF Team on
01253 955197 or bfwh.practice.educationfacilitators@nhs.net

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What happens next?

Please ensure that you read the person specification (attached below) BEFORE you begin the application, as your application WILL be screened using this specification.

Any invitation to attend an interview will be sent to you via the email address you provide, so please ensure this is correct. If you do not receive a response within three weeks, then you should assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

If you are currently employed by another NHS organisation and have been formally notified as being "at risk", please notify the recruitment team on 01253 957001 to highlight your application (providing, of course, you meet the essential criteria for the post

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Please note that in line with national NHS guidelines, this Trust operates a strict non-smoking policy. Members of staff are not permitted to smoke on Trust premises or grounds at any time, nor take breaks during working hours for the purposes of smoking.

The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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