Clinical Practise Training Facilitator

Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent

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Job summary

Do you have a background in developing and delivering teaching/training in a Clinical setting?

Do you want to develop your training skills into a specialist role and be part of a pro-active multi-disciplinary and professional team, who put excellent patient care as their priority?

Do you have a passion for working collaboratively in an environment of thriving on positive change and making a difference to those with palliative and end of life care needs?

If so, then the role of Clinical Practise Training Facilitator at Pilgrims may be just the job for you!

We are seeking well-motivated and forward-thinking professionals to join our team, in supporting the development and growth of our hospices across east Kent.

Main duties of the job

As a member of the Hospice Services team, the successful candidate will be involved in corporate day-to-day activities supporting the quality, growth and success of a much valued charitable organisation.

Key duties include:

  • Supporting the delivery and facilitation of clinical education and training across Pilgrims Hospices
  • Providing support in the design and implementation of training programmes according to the organisations needs as a whole and towards individual areas where appropriate
  • Actively contributing to service development
  • Being involved in the supervision and education of other health professionals
  • Undertaking evidence based projects and audit
  • Making recommendations for the development of and changes to working practices and processes as required

About us

As an award-winning employer, Pilgrims provides end of life care services to patients and their families across east Kent.

Our commitment is to provide open, compassionate care and expertise for patients and their families – both in the community and in-patient units.

Our Vision

“Of a community where people with a terminal illness, and their family and friends, are supported and empowered to live well in mind and body until the very last moment of their life”.

Other Benefits

As an Employer of Choice, our commitment to supporting our employees and volunteers is a key priority.

Our hospices offer:

  • Modern, friendly and highly professional working environments
  • Opportunities for professional development through a range of extensive learning
  • Alignment with NHS pay rates and continuity in membership of the NHS pension scheme
  • A sense of achievement in supporting a worthwhile cause
  • A sense of wellbeing
  • A good work-life balance
  • Locations across well-populated areas of east Kent – all providing very good road and rail links
  • NHS and financial discounts i.e. Blue Light Card

Date posted

01 February 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£21,000 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0497-22-5237

Job locations

56 London Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 8JA


Job description

Job responsibilities

1. Job Purpose

  • To support the delivery and facilitation of clinical education and training across Pilgrims Hospices internally . Facilitating and educating when required externally within the collaborations Pilgrims is a part of.
  • Support in the design and implementation of training programmes according to the organisations needs as a whole and towards individual areas where appropriate. Support the delivery of Clinical Education based projects and ensure they are aligned to the wider overall Education Strategy.
  • To promote the most up to date evidence based practice skills sessions for teams to utilise towards their roles to improve standards of patient care. Promote and deliver high quality palliative and end-of-life care education externally. Aid the overall aim to improve standards of palliative and end of life care for the people of East Kent and as part of collaborations with other hospices.

2. Duties and key responsibilities

  • To support the lead for Clinical Education and Training to design/deliver evidence-based clinical training programmes, building on Pilgrims established programme and updating/innovating whenever necessary to meet the training needs of local health and social care professionals and Hospice staff.
  • Alongside the Lead for Clinical education and Training, liaise with Commissioners/Hospice UK/Local hospice education collaborative and any other relevant bodies to ensure Pilgrims is aware of and responding to all local training needs and funding opportunities and working collaboratively wherever this is beneficial. 
  • Support the Education and Training Group to develop and deliver Pilgrims Hospices’ clinical strategy. 
  • To ensure high quality training for Pilgrims clinical staff to maintain all standards required in their competency frameworks. 
  • Act as an effective member of the education team, developing and delivering bespoke training programmes as required. 
  • To maintain knowledge of national reports, guidance and initiatives relevant to palliative and end-of-life care, education and learning.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Corporate Governance – The post holder must, at all times, act honestly and openly and comply with relevant corporate governance requirements, employment legislation and standards of business conduct. Post holders are expected to be familiar with and comply with all polices and procedures published by Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent.

Health and Safety – Under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), it is the responsibility of the post holder at every level to take care of his/her own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by his/her acts at work.

Flexibility – The post holder is expected to work flexibly to be able to meet the challenges and opportunities of working within Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent.

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. Job Purpose

  • To support the delivery and facilitation of clinical education and training across Pilgrims Hospices internally . Facilitating and educating when required externally within the collaborations Pilgrims is a part of.
  • Support in the design and implementation of training programmes according to the organisations needs as a whole and towards individual areas where appropriate. Support the delivery of Clinical Education based projects and ensure they are aligned to the wider overall Education Strategy.
  • To promote the most up to date evidence based practice skills sessions for teams to utilise towards their roles to improve standards of patient care. Promote and deliver high quality palliative and end-of-life care education externally. Aid the overall aim to improve standards of palliative and end of life care for the people of East Kent and as part of collaborations with other hospices.

2. Duties and key responsibilities

  • To support the lead for Clinical Education and Training to design/deliver evidence-based clinical training programmes, building on Pilgrims established programme and updating/innovating whenever necessary to meet the training needs of local health and social care professionals and Hospice staff.
  • Alongside the Lead for Clinical education and Training, liaise with Commissioners/Hospice UK/Local hospice education collaborative and any other relevant bodies to ensure Pilgrims is aware of and responding to all local training needs and funding opportunities and working collaboratively wherever this is beneficial. 
  • Support the Education and Training Group to develop and deliver Pilgrims Hospices’ clinical strategy. 
  • To ensure high quality training for Pilgrims clinical staff to maintain all standards required in their competency frameworks. 
  • Act as an effective member of the education team, developing and delivering bespoke training programmes as required. 
  • To maintain knowledge of national reports, guidance and initiatives relevant to palliative and end-of-life care, education and learning.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Corporate Governance – The post holder must, at all times, act honestly and openly and comply with relevant corporate governance requirements, employment legislation and standards of business conduct. Post holders are expected to be familiar with and comply with all polices and procedures published by Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent.

Health and Safety – Under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), it is the responsibility of the post holder at every level to take care of his/her own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by his/her acts at work.

Flexibility – The post holder is expected to work flexibly to be able to meet the challenges and opportunities of working within Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • At least 4 years experience of a developing and delivering teaching/training in a clinical setting.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in an End of Life care environment.
  • Experience of working in care home sector.
  • Management experience and skill.
  • Experience in NHS commissioning.

Other requirements

Essential

  • Ability to work in a multi-professional environment
  • Flexible approach to working patterns and the changing needs of healthcare
  • Willingness to work across Hospice sites, including external
  • settings.
  • Strong motivation to work at Pilgrims Hospice
  • Car Driver / Access to a vehicle

Desirable

  • To deliver education and training.

Other Skills

Essential

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a diverse range of individuals.
  • Able to utilise Microsoft office package.
  • Demonstrated ability to present effective communication to individuals, groups and the public.
  • Extensive understanding of palliative and end of life care practice.

Desirable

  • Be able to use PowerPoint and Word effectively
  • Completed or booked on Advance Communication Skills Training.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Formal qualification in teaching and/or training
  • Postgraduate teaching qualification

Desirable

  • Accredited/registered health care professional
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • At least 4 years experience of a developing and delivering teaching/training in a clinical setting.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in an End of Life care environment.
  • Experience of working in care home sector.
  • Management experience and skill.
  • Experience in NHS commissioning.

Other requirements

Essential

  • Ability to work in a multi-professional environment
  • Flexible approach to working patterns and the changing needs of healthcare
  • Willingness to work across Hospice sites, including external
  • settings.
  • Strong motivation to work at Pilgrims Hospice
  • Car Driver / Access to a vehicle

Desirable

  • To deliver education and training.

Other Skills

Essential

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a diverse range of individuals.
  • Able to utilise Microsoft office package.
  • Demonstrated ability to present effective communication to individuals, groups and the public.
  • Extensive understanding of palliative and end of life care practice.

Desirable

  • Be able to use PowerPoint and Word effectively
  • Completed or booked on Advance Communication Skills Training.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Formal qualification in teaching and/or training
  • Postgraduate teaching qualification

Desirable

  • Accredited/registered health care professional

Employer details

Employer name

Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent

Address

56 London Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 8JA


Employer's website

https://www.pilgrimshospices.org/jobs (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent

Address

56 London Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 8JA


Employer's website

https://www.pilgrimshospices.org/jobs (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Date posted

01 February 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£21,000 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0497-22-5237

Job locations

56 London Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 8JA


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