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Clinical Practice Facilitator

Herefordshire and Worc
Competitive salary
Closing date
19 Oct 2021
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From November 2020 the name of the Trust changed from Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, to Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust to better reflect our geography and service delivery across both counties.


Our Trust is a great place to work and we are keen to ensure that all our employees have the right values in order that we can provide the best service to our patients. These values are very important to us, and as a potential candidate you should be made aware that we test for these throughout the whole assessment/recruitment and selection process, and will only interview and recruit individuals who demonstrate these values through their application and behaviour.

Details of our Values can be found on our website link 'Working together for outstanding care - our vision'


Clinical Practice Facilitator



£32,306 - £39,027 P.A. PRO RATA

Secondment/fixed-term until 31 st August 2022

REF: 798-1784A

If you are looking for an exciting new chance to use your clinical skills and experience to make a difference, whilst working in a flexible environment, there is a fantastic opportunity to join our Practice Facilitator team. Working alongside this multidisciplinary team, and the wider Learning and Development family, you would support the Trust in providing education and support to ensure that a range of pre-registration nursing, return to nursing practice and nursing associate students are fit for practice and purpose.

The Learning and Development Team are a passionate team of clinical and administrative staff working together to deliver evidence based training and education. The team you will be joining supports nursing staff across all of our clinical areas to ensure that our practice supervisors and practice assessors are maintaining a consistent and robust standard of care across Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust.

Role requirements (inc qualifications)

The role will require:

  • Significant experience working in a clinical area or patient facing role
  • Registered RN/RMN/RNC with a first degree
  • The ability to communicate effectively, via a range of formats, including email, Webex, telephone and in-person.
  • Working flexibly to provide the service delivery need across the county (the service operates from 9 am - 5 pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays) - we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements
  • An enthusiastic, motivated and passionate team-player to become part of a high performing and friendly team
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • Experience of working in a fast paced and varied environment
  • The ability to travel county-wide (Herefordshire and Worcestershire to deliver training and support)

Day to Day elements

Aspects of the role would include: delivering Practice Assessor Updates, devising Practice Supervisor e-learning updates; close working with staff across all practice areas and Universities, providing support to a range of students and staff in practice, and behind the scenes organisation of practice placements in line with NMC standards and CQC requirements.

The L&D team based is at Kings Court, near Worcester Royal Hospital, however training and support is delivered across all sites in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, therefore access to a car for work purposes and ability to drive is essential.

"If you share a passion in leading education and training of the future workforce to ensure safe and effective patient care, we would like to hear from you" Kerrie, Team Leader

Benefits of working for the team & Trust

As a member of the Learning and Development team and an employee of our Trust you will benefit from;

  • Working within a supportive and valued team of professionals
  • Regular supervision and robust appraisals
  • Learning from others, and peer support
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship and training opportunities
  • Flexible working, allowing you to maintain work-life balance
  • Access to LGBT, BAME, Disability and Carers Forums
  • Wellbeing and support programmes
  • A wide range of NHS discounts

To apply If you are passionate, motivated and looking to be part of an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of health and care staff in our Trust then we would welcome your application and look forward to hearing from you.

Informal chat invitation

We believe the best way to find out if a role is right for you is to have an informal chat with us. To discuss this new opportunity further please feel free to contact -Phil Bell, Deputy Head of Education and Clinical Development or Kerrie Meszaros, Preceptorship and Practice Facilitator

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Flexible working - The Trust has a commitment that all employees should be able to balance their working life with commitments outside of work. Our Flexible Working policy enables you to request a flexible working pattern that suits you.

Closing Vacancy Early - In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable.

Interview Pool - If the same or similar vacancy arises within the recruitment period of this post or up to 3 months afterwards, the Trust may chose not to re advertise, but to select a suitable candidate from this interview pool. The new post may differ in terms of the base, hours or contract type and therefore you are encouraged to apply for advertised posts but specify on your application form your preferences.

Applicant Requirements - Applicants must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats.

Probationary Period - All new appointments are subject to 6 months' probation period .

Priority of Applicants - Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are 'at risk' and employed by Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post will be withdrawn.

Requirement for DBS Update Service - If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, it will be a condition of your employment that you have subscribed and continue to subscribe to the DBS Update Service. Further information on the update service can be found on our website link 'DBS Update Service.'

Preceptorship for Newly Qualified Staff - The Trust offers a preceptorship year for newly qualified nurses and AHP's and attendance at preceptorship programmes is a condition of employment.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website .

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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

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