Clinical Skills Facilitator - Internal Only
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
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Clinical Skills Facilitators - Band 6 - Professional Standards Team
Would you like to be actively involved in the growth of the workforce within Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust? Would you like to support Healthcare Support Workers?
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust are pleased to announce an expansion of the Professional Standard Team. We are recruiting a Band 6 clinical Skills facilitator (CSF), to support our Healthcare Support Workers. Focussing on recruitment, induction, preceptorship and retention, they will work within the current , to ensure career progression and support is available to all. This role will also give insight to service Improvement and focus on the maintenance of clinical standards.
Main duties of the job
We are searching for candidates who have a natural drive for improvement, with the right personal attributes to support varying levels of leaners within our clinical areas. These valued team members will work to provide support to a range of clinical staff. Areas of scope to include:
- Supporting new starter
- Clinical skills teaching
- Recruitment and retention initiatives.
- Professional development
- Supporting learners within the clinical environment
- Supporting quality improvement projects.
You will need to have experience working within an acute clinical setting, have strong organisational skills, be a role model, hold a Practice Assessor qualification and be able to demonstrate involvement in previous quality improvement initiatives.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 500,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.
The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.
We employ over 6,500 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.
Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.
Following your Corporate Induction you will be expected to attend the Trusts 2-week Induction Programme for RNs, NAs, RMs, ODPs and Paramedics. The programme is full-time (please email firstname.lastname@example.org if this is problematic)and will involve travel to both Trust sites. The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area, classroom-based sessions and e-learning.
Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)
At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).