Devon Partnership NHS Trust
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Are you an experienced Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse, Allied Health Professional orPsychological Professional looking for a new challenge?
Are you passionate about education and keen to be involved in shaping the development of our future nurses and Allied Health Professionals within practice?
Have you already gained extensive experience working with students or other learners?
We are looking for a Practice Education Lead to oversee our Trust Preceptorship programmes and to lead on AHP pathway planning and AHP placement provision.
This role is based within the practice education team and sits alongside a range of development programmes delivered by this team. This is a diverse and challenging role that would be suitable for a confident, skilled and dedicated nurse or AHP who wants to make a difference.
Main duties of the job
This role will involve leading the delivery of our Trust Preceptorship Programme. Supporting newly registered professionals through the programme, providing structure support within the workplace to develop their competence as autonomous professionals.
The role will also lead on the educational elements of AHP pathway planning and AHP placements within the Trust.
You may supervise groups of newly qualified staff or visit clinical areas to provide support where required. You will also undertake a leadership role and line manage staff in the Practice Education Team.
You will be a registered nurse with an RMN or RN (LD) qualification or AHP with extensive post-registration experience. You will be able to motivate, inspire and support newly qualified staff in developing their professional skills and competence.
A clear and confident communicator, you will work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clinical teams, and education partners You'll be confident at solving problems, and possess an ability to develop new approaches.
You will support a range of training and development programmes delivered by the practice education team. You will be able to convey complex information clearly to groups of all sizes
Personally, were looking for an individual who can inform, inspire and lead. You will demonstrate a commitment to our ideals, share our vision for mental health care, and have a desire to continuously challenge and improve.
About Devon Partnership Trust
We provide mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services, as well as a range of specialist & secure services for the wider south west region & nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health & wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise & resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe & focused on people's recovery.
We not only recruit employees based on their qualifications & experience - we recruit individuals who possess and demonstrate the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation. These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity & compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves & others, & being open to new ideas.
We are committed to being an inclusive employer & applications are encouraged & welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time & flexible working applications will be considered & supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health & learning disabilities. We are a Disability Confident Employer.
Please refer to the full Job Description and Person specification attached to this advert which will provide further information on this role.
Skills and abilities
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).