PHYLLIS TUCKWELL MEMORIAL HOSPICE LTD
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Phyllis Tuckwell provides supportive and end of life care for people living with an advanced or terminal illness. Based in Farnham and Guildford, we serve a population of 550,000 across West Surrey and North East Hampshire.
22.5 hours a week
Salary £24,572 per annum based on 22.5 hours (WTE £40,954 based on 37.5 hours)
Location: Farnham, Guildford, and surrounding areas.
Are you looking for a worthwhile and rewarding role in palliative care influencing the design and delivery of education and training programmes and continuous learning?
Phyllis Tuckwell is looking to appoint a Clinical Trainer to work within our Education team. We are looking for an experienced registered nurse who has a passion for learning and development, enjoys training and shares the values of continuous learning and development.
Main duties of the job
The role encompasses supporting the effective planning and delivery of both internal and external blended training, learning and education programmes, supporting, and motivating others, and being a resource disseminating knowledge and skills in palliative and end of life care to influence safe and effective clinical care for local health and social care professionals.
The successful candidate will:
- Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Be enthusiastic and have a passion for learning.
- Be able to work effectively within a team.
- Have a breadth of clinical experience in palliative and end of life care.
Phyllis Tuckwell offers:
- 6 weeks paid holiday plus public holidays
- Continuation of NHS Pension for current members or Phyllis Tuckwell Group Personal Pension Plan (matched contributions up to 7.5%)
- Excellent education and training
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Health Cash Plan Scheme
- Staff Benefit Voucher Scheme
- A motivated and compassionate team whose passion is to make a difference
- Multidisciplinary working within a forward thinking and supportive organisation
Further information can be obtained from Mary Kelly, Clinical Education Manager on 07778 487716 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-arranged informal visits are encouraged.
If you are unable to apply online, please contact HR on 01252 729408 or email@example.com
Closing date for receipt of completed applications: 19th October 2023
Interviews will be held on: 2nd November 2023
This post is subject to a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Phyllis Tuckwell is an Equal Opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive culture and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
POST: Clinical Trainer
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Clinical Education Manager
To support the Clinical Education Manager, and the clinical educator and practice development colleagues in the effective planning of Phyllis Tuckwells education programme, in line with the Clinical Education Strategy, facilitating the integration of theory into clinical practice.
To help deliver education and training programmes in palliative and end of life care aligning to the end of life care strategy for Phyllis Tuckwells (PT) clinicians and therapists, and the local community health and social care professionals, within Guildford, Waverley, Surrey Heath, NE Hampshire and Farnham areas.
1.1 To work with the Clinical Education Manager and other clinical education team members in designing and delivering education sessions in palliative and end of life care inclusive of symptom management, for PT clinicians and local external health care professionals.
1.2 To work in conjunction with the Phyllis Tuckwell Clinical Education Manager and Clinical Education leads to ensure that the quality and standard of the teaching programmes is maintained, and the content is regularly reviewed with colleagues subject to participant feedback and needs.
1.3 To work as part of the training team assisting with the planning and content of e- learning modules within PT Training Tracker.
1.4 Assist with the design of lesson plans and presentations to encompass varied teaching / learning styles, with a facilitative approach to encourage a learning environment with discussion and rationalising evidence-based practice.
1.5 Review evaluations and feedback, and action accordingly in discussion with the education team.
1.6 To be aware of the relevance of information technology (IT) and its use within the delivery of education e.g. blended learning.
1.7 Work with Phyllis Tuckwell Service Leads to help embed a training culture to disseminate knowledge and skills and learn from feedback as part of service improvement.
1.8 To be a specialist resource providing leadership through the provision of sharing expert up to date evidence-based knowledge in palliative and end of life care.
1.9 Demonstrate enhanced communication skills to empower health care professional development within a safe environment.
1.10 Work in partnership with external education leads to identify shared provision of learning and training materials.
1.11 To maintain own professional registration, to keep abreast of current practices and to identify personal training and development needs.
1.12 To observe and adhere to the NMC Code of Conduct including the Administration of Medicines, Record Keeping, Guidelines for Clinical Practice and Revalidation requirements.
1.13 In conjunction with other Leads, to review and update clinical policies and guidelines in line with best practice.
2.1 Maintain current clinical knowledge and skills to inform teaching and training, through working as a member of PT multidisciplinary team.
2.2 Through autonomous practice to coach health and social care professionals across care settings to embed learning into practice.
2.3 To abide by the principles of clinical and information governance prioritising patient and staff safety.
2.4 To network with other external organisations identifying training and learning needs.
3.0 Training and Development
3.1 To help foster a culture of lifelong learning amongst health and social care professionals.
3.2 To facilitate opportunities for reflective practice, promoting an environment where learning can occur from experiences and feedback.
3.3 To support the Care Certificate programme for relevant staff within PT, facilitating the individual through ongoing assessment and feedback.
3.4 To support the development of health care assistants wishing to undertake Nursing Associate training.
3.5 To work with other senior PT clinicians e.g. Clinical Nurse Specialists, to deliver the external clinical education programme.
3.6 To be an active member of Phyllis Tuckwells Education Department, reviewing the educational needs of all staff members in conjunction with the Clinical Education team.
3.7 To address personal and professional development using the PT Annual Performance Review System.
3.8 To be responsible for accessing support/supervision/coaching to underpin the role.
4.1 To participate in audit and research as appropriate within the PT environment, encouraging staff participation.
4.2 To implement findings of evidence-based practice.
5.0 Safeguarding, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Role holders are required to understand their responsibilities in the safeguarding context, ensuring that Phyllis Tuckwell reduces the risk of harm or abuse of adults and children at risk.
You are required to:
- adhere to Phyllis Tuckwells Safeguarding Policy (held on the NEST), which supports the local authoritys multi agency safeguarding policy, the law (Care Act 2014) and Mental Capacity Act 2005 (including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards).
- inform the appropriate PT professional where there is concern that an adult or child may be at risk of harm, abuse, or neglect.
Phyllis Tuckwell is committed to an Equal Opportunities approach, valuing, and respecting everyone as individuals, with diverse opinions, cultures, lifestyles, and circumstances.
This job description is underpinned by Phyllis Tuckwells philosophy, culture, and core values, which actively embrace diversity and inclusion and promotes total team spirit.
This job description is current and subject to yearly review in consultation with the jobholder. It is liable to reflect and anticipate necessary changes to support the PT strategy.
Skills and Knowledge
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).