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Practice Placement Facilitator

Employer
South Tees Hospitals N
Location
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
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37.5 hours

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated person to work as a Practice Placement Facilitator for the Allied Health Professions (AHP) within the Corporate Practice Learning and Development Team.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Allied Health Practitioner to this post who will support the Senior Practice Placement Facilitator in ensuring that South Tees NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality practice placements for AHPs to meet the requirements of students on NHS funded healthcare training programmes.

To promote excellence in patient care, the post holder will be an registered Allied Health Professional with relevant experience and be able to provide advice and support for students during their clinical placements when undertaking work based learning. This is to ensure that learners receive the best possible experience in relation to the placement areas, supervision and achievement of learning outcomes.

Within this role the successful candidate will be expected to use their initiative, analytical skills and judgement to support the Senior Practice Placement Facilitator in partnership with local universities to provide quality learning environments for learners.

The post holder will support the Senior Practice Placement Facilitator to provide specialist advice and knowledge to a range of healthcare professionals within and across organisations by identifying opportunities to improve the efficient delivery of pre -registration education. They will also participate in work with senior nursing, midwifery and allied health professional staff to support adequate provision of AHP placements, supervisors and assessors to meet the service commitment to students.

The successful applicant will clinically support the AHP's providing advice to enable learners to meet learning objectives in practice. They will contribute to the quality assurance of the programmes by participation in audit and actively seeking feedback from students, supervisors and patients or service users.

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Please note this post will close at sufficient applicants.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details, please contact Wendy Heath - Practice Placement Facilitator on Ex 54062 or email wheath@nhs.net

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Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.
Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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