The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT
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As a Clinical Educator within the Clinical Support Services Division, you will support the quality of the clinical learning environment division for non-medical learners i.e. Allied Health Professionals and Nursing by providing support, educational input and development activities for supervisors, assessors and learners within pre-registration health science programmes. You will encourage the development of a learning culture where both education and lifelong learning are seen as integral to clinical practice and will positively contribute to the development of a workforce fit for purpose.
Clinical Support Services are made up of highly qualified specialist staff. They work alongside Medical and Nursing colleagues to provide a wide range of healthcare services, from diagnoses and treatment to rehabilitation and prevention. These are a diverse workforce who deliver high quality care across a wide range of pathways therefore they have diverse training requirements.
We aim to support and empower both the current and future workforce to ensure our staff are equipped with the necessary skills, values and behaviours to deliver new and innovative models of compassionate patient-focused care.
Main duties of the job
As a clinical educator you will be expected to:
Have a passion for education and knowledge of healthcare science and allied health professional education pathways.
Model high professional standards of care and promote a culture of learning, to provide professional and clinical practice training.
Be a visible practice presence in the clinical learning environments within clinical support services providing support to learners to enable them to achieve their learning objectives.
Provide support to those assessing and supervising students/ learners on a range of programmes.
Assist supervisors, assessors, practice educators and departmental managers to facilitate the integration of theory and practice within the clinical environment for a variety of learners.
Maintain accurate records of training, assessment and support provided, and provide reports as requested.
Deliver a robust induction to learners who are commencing placements.
Assist staff with access to supervisor and educator training
Deliver teaching sessions on a variety of clinical programmes including preceptorship.
Support the establishment and maintenance of a portfolio of high quality practice placements that's support the learning needs of learners.
Support trust wide clinical training needs
Provide opportunities for professional development
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) King's Lynn is located near some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK, along the north Norfolk coast, and not far from Sandringham House.
We provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based healthcare services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, in addition to parts of Breckland, Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire.
We have more than 4,000 staff and volunteers, approximately 530 beds, and a helipad for air ambulances. We work with neighbouring hospitals for the provision of tertiary services, including as part of regional partnership and network models of care, such as the trauma network.
In February 2022 the significant progress that has been made at QEH was recognised by the Care Quality Commission who rated the Trust as 'Good' in all of the core services they inspected. They recommended the Trust moves out of the recovery support system (formerly special measures).
Please see attached job description and person specification for further information about the job role.
Secondment will be considered - line managers approval is required.
Skills, abilities, and knowledge
Certificate of Sponsorship
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