Practice Educator

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Barnsley, UK
15 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a reputation for being one of the friendliest hospitals in the country, with good levels of care, high performance against the NHS Constitutional Standards, low infection rates and recently rated as Good by the CQC. It is a circa 400 bedded district general hospital and provides acute services for around 250,000 people living in and around Barnsley - and indeed further afield. Our annual turnover is £230 million and we employ around 3,800 staff. We aspire to build on this success to enhance the quality of our services and our staff's experience of working in the Trust.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a 'we can do this' attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to recovery, sustainability and growth.

As an employee of Barnsley Hospital, you will find that we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all, welcome applications from a wide range of candidates and select interviewees based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

We welcome applications from people who wish to apply on the basis of a job share or flexible working arrangement, and we offer access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes.

We hope that you will choose to join us.



£30,401 - £37,267 per annum/pro rata (AfC Band 6)

7.5 hours per week - PERMANENT

Are you ambitious, responsive, empowering and supportive?

Are you a talented Allied Health Professional who is passionate about improving outcomes for patients through training and developing the current and future workforce?

Are you ready to shape and influence patient experience by supporting pre-registration learners to be the very best practitioners they can?

If the answer is yes, then this is an exciting opportunity for you to join our friendly and professional student support team as a Practice Educator.

The Student Support Team work with nurses, midwives and allied health care professionals to deliver high quality placements to students and learners.

This would be an ideal post if you would like to develop your career into education.

The role will suit a health care professional who welcomes the opportunity to support learners on placement within the organisation, ensuring they are receiving high quality support and learning opportunities.

The Practice Educator will be visible in the clinical areas and have excellent communication skills

The post is advertised is for 7.5 hours per week which will be predominantly worked one day per week within Mon-Fri, 9-5.

For an informal discussion please contact Bev Clancy, Advancing Practice Lead Nurse ( Email address removed ) 01226 432138 or Vicky Waller, Student Support Team Leader ( Email address removed ) 01226 435057

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail. Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date. To speed up the recruitment process please ensure that your references are appropriate and where possible you have provided an email address and telephone number.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges for adverts placed from 1st June are as follows:

Standard Check: £26.00 + Administration cost of £3.69 = deduction from salary as a one off payment

Enhanced Check: £44.00 + administration cost of £3.69 = £14.69 deduction from 1st months salary, £11.00 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

Closing date for applications: 27th June 2019

Interview to be held on: TBC

Please refer to the attached additional document when completing your application, this will inform you about Values Based Recruitment at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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.

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