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Clinical Educator

South Tees Hospitals N
The James Cook University Hospital & The Friarage Hospital, Middlesbrough
Competitive salary
Closing date
24 Sep 2021

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3 x 37.5 hours

The successful applicant's will be Registered Nurses who are passionate about education.

Each post will be 37.5 hours per week, agenda for change terms and conditions band 6 pro rata. Two of the Roles will be based at James Cook University Hospital and one role will be based at The Friarage Hospital.

The Clinical Educator will contribute to the delivery of a variety of educational programmes in core clinical skills and other key areas of patient safety, specifically venepuncture, cannulation catheterisation and the administration of intravenous medications. The programme of education to support clinical staff to be proficient in these clinical skills is absolutely essential to service delivery.

You should also be motivated to deliver excellent teaching and facilitate opportunities for the healthcare staff within the trust, as well as providing specialist knowledge, advice and information relating to all aspects of clinical skill proficiency.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who has excellent clinical skills and is able to teach, assess and support our staff in the development and maintenance of these essential care components.

To achieve this it is crucial that the successful candidate can demonstrate effective teaching and assessment strategies.

The post holder must also have the commitment to deliver a portfolio of clinical skills workshops, study days and education in the ward environments and classroom areas.

The role involves close collaborative working with multi-disciplinary colleagues across the trust and local education institutes to facilitate the continued development and maintenance of high quality learning and workforce development.

You will co-ordinate and co-facilitate the delivery of formal and informal teaching to healthcare staff and provide opportunities for them to gain formative feedback during the sessions.

This will be an exciting and varied position, involving extensive coordination and communication with internal and external stakeholders with great opportunities to increase knowledge and develop new skills.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

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.

For informal enquiries please contact Maureen Tiernan, James Cook University Hospital on 01642 850850 ext. 53683.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

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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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