Placement Education Facilitator

Posted: 3 days ago

Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

£30,401 - £37,267 pa/pro

Secondment (12 Months)

‘Providing the excellent care that we would expect for our own families’

Join the HSJ 2018 Highly Commended Trust of the year, to deliver our vision to more than 500,000 people across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. Currently The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH) includes Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Christchurch Hospital and a Sterile Services Department at Alderney Hospital.

It’s a very exciting time here in Dorset with a recent review kick-starting major improvements to the way healthcare is provided. Among which is the proposed merge with fellow acute hospital Poole Hospital. Our Joint CEO Debbie Fleming is passionate about our collective goal to create a new organisation that is even better, and change how we deliver care in a way that will improve services and deliver better outcomes

The Education Department is looking for a Placement Education Facilitator to join our expanding Learning Environment Team.

As a registered nurse or midwife, you will have experience of teaching diverse learners including pre-registration students in clinical practice. Your role within the Learning Environment Team is to facilitate and assist in the provision of high quality multi professional learning environments and provide direct and indirect support to pre-registration learners, Practice Supervisors, Practice Assessors and Practice Educators to support learning.

As an expert resource of best practice in relation to the supervision and assessment of students, you will have a visible presence across the organisation, and be a point of contact for those in need of support.

Working closely with the Practice Placement Lead and the Learning Development Facilitator you will promote and facilitate the implementation of the CLiP Model across the organisation alongside the transition into the new NMC Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment.

Using your current working knowledge of the NMC code and standards and your ability to support students and peers through a coaching approach, you will ensure that practice Supervision and Assessment enables appropriate student progression within safe and constructive learning environments.

Your excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills will enable you to support Practice Assessors and Practice Educators in situations where learners are not meeting their learning outcomes, including the implementation of development plans and referring placements where appropriate.

With high attention to detail and quality of work you will be IT literate and able to adapt to a variety of practice assessment documents, and be able to collate data reports for Health Education England and local education providers where required. Working within the Learning Environment Team you will be able to develop, present and communicate reports and new initiatives to a range of staff groups both internal and external to the organisation.

This post is ideal for an aspiring or developing educator who wishes to gain experience of teaching in diverse settings to diverse learners alongside Quality Improvement initiatives.

Interview Date: 1st October 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Professional Development Lead - Alice Girling or 01202 303626 ext. 6501

Why join us? Not only do we offer an excellent service to our patients, we also work hard to support our staff and ensure they feel valued and supported. Every day, we value great team work, improving and adapting, communicating well and taking pride in what we do for patients. We also enjoy a great place to live on the south cost, from award winning beaches to beautiful views!

Advert may be removed before the end date if applicant numbers are high.


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2. You will find out if you have been shortlisted by checking your email (including junk and spam mail) and NHS jobs account regularly. If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date we regret that your application is unsuccessful this time.

3. If you join us and need a DBS check, we will deduct from your salary all or some of the cost (dependent on your banding) currently £48.43. Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13.00 p.a. but you need to sign up for this asap via their website.

4. If you come with no previous NHS experience, it is usual to appoint to the minimum of the band.

5. The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. We seek to establish a workforce as diverse as the population we serve.

6. In completing this application you are giving us permission to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status and eligibility to work with us. Previous NHS service will be verified with the relevant employers (if relevant).

7. Travel expenses are not always payable so please check with HR before you travel.

8. Appointment to the post is subject to satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period.