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Clinical Nurse Educator, Band 6

Band 6

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Clinical Nurse Educator, Band 6
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 18.75 hours per week
Job ref
318-22-R9550A
Site
Gloucestershire Royal
Town
Gloucestershire
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
21/08/2022 23:59

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

 

Job overview

• To support the Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurse with the Continual Professional Development needs of Nursing and Midwifery Staff, to develop and maintain a local Training Needs Analysis. 


• To work within the principles of Practice Development to help deliver transformational culture change, showcasing the Professional Practice Model and delivering exemplary professional practice

Main duties of the job

▪ Ensure clinical practice is evidence based or peer reviewed “best practice”


▪ Develop, maintain and teach CPD including clinical skills and knowledge necessary to deliver evidence based service.


▪ Developing priority areas for support with the Senior Sister and the Senior Practice Development Nurse.


▪ Assist the Senior Sister with the development of staff through assisting the on-going development, supervision and monitoring of nurses, ensuring their role provision meets service needs.


▪ Working alongside the Ward Manager, develop and maintain a local Training Needs Analysis, coordinate the links with appraisals and National Guidance, ensuring that CPD activity meets individual needs, service provision and within budgetary limits.


▪ Be competent in the use of all relevant Trust IT systems including the use of electronic patient record, email, and Trak-Care .


▪ Maintain regular use of emails to keep abreast of information disseminated in the Trust.


▪ Adhere to the NMC code of practice at all times and operate within the NMC standards of proficiency for Registered Nurses.


▪ Contribute to the development of policies, protocols and guidelines, including those which will impact outside area of practice.


▪ To assist the Matron and Senior Sister with the ongoing training and development of staff within a specified area.


▪ To act as a resource and support nursing teams in the care delivery of patients across specialities.


▪ Responsible for assisting with the on-going development.

Working for our organisation

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK.  We offer a generous annual leave allowance and access to the NHS Pension Scheme as well as discounts for local shops, restaurants and services.  All staff employed within the Trust are able to access to our health and well-being hub, there are two well established on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To support the Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurse with the Continual Professional Development needs of Nursing and Midwifery Staff, to develop and maintain a local Training Needs Analysis.

 

  • To work within the principles of Practice Development to help deliver transformational culture change, showcasing the Professional Practice Model and delivering exemplary professional practice

Please see full job description attached to advert for more information.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Active registration with the NMC as a Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development through maintenance of a professional portfolio, registration revalidation and commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Recognised Nursing degree or equivalent including a recognised teaching qualification.
  • Demonstarte excellent communication, interpersonal , organisational and planning skills

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in an acute clinical setting
  • Previous experience in relevant speciality
  • Demonstrates knowledge and passion for Practice Development
  • Research aware

Knowledge and Skills

Essential criteria
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own initiative and prioritise workload
  • Personally resilient and able to manage complexity and work in an ambiguous or changing environment
  • Excellent presentational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates ability to use clinical reasoning skills and techniques to assess.
  • Acts as a role model and are able to lead by example to ensure the Trust's values and behaviours are reinforced throughout their area of practice.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Alexandra Heys
Job title
Matron - Stroke and Neurology
Email address
Alexandra.heys@nhs.net
Telephone number
07977021168