Clinical Educator

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
08 Nov 2018
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Practice Development and EducationGrade NHS AfC Band 6Contract Fixed Term /secondment - 12 monthsHours Full and part time hours availableJob ref 234-18-C1469 Site Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital / Cromer & District HospitalTown Norwich / CromerSalary £28,050 -£36,644 per annum, pro rataClosing Today at 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

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* Fixed Term / Secondment opportunity - 12 months , full and part time vacancies available *

We are looking to recruit Registered Nurses with a passion for education and development to join our dynamic friendly Clinical Educator team.

The Clinical Educators are part of the wider Practice Development and Education team, and have a corporate role in supporting learners in the workplace. This includes a range of initiatives including coaching models and overseas nursing programmes.

With the support of the senior team in Practice Development & Education you will have the opportunity to support and facilitate learners and newly qualified healthcare professionals in practice on a range of educational and training programmes.

As post holder you will be able to further develop your coaching, teaching, and assessment skills for learners on pre and post registration programmes, including return to practice, apprenticeships, OSCE training for overseas nurses, and the care certificate.

You will deliver induction, training and ongoing support with clear objectives, which will involve working clinically with the learners as well as facilitating study days, programmes and workshops.

You should possess excellent communication and organisational skills along with the ability to negotiate learning objectives and give challenging feedback.

The successful candidate will role model Trust and NHS values, with a desire to give learners the best experience in clinical practice, and inspire them to seek employment in the trust.

Hours of work : Full and part time hours available

Monday to Friday day shifts, with regular Saturdays and occasional night shifts required

Opening Date for Applications: 30th October 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 15th November 2018

Interview date : Tuesday 27th November 2018

* If you are considering applying for the fixed term contract vacancy on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported *

The Job Description, which includes a Person Specification, provides a full outline of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.


If this post involves working with children or adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of Afc

NHS Service

Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships)

We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration

You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.


Following candidate feedback and to reduce our dependency on paper, all our communication with you regarding your application will be by email so could you please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

We look forward to receiving your application and if you do not hear within the next four weeks this will usually mean that you have not been short-listed. However, if you wish to confirm this please contact the person indicated on the advert.

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Making Successful Applications

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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