Clinical Lead for Professional Development and Education Job at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Nottingham

Job overview

Are you looking for the next step in you career, working in a motivated forward thinking team , with opportunities for your own development. As Clinical Lead for Education and Development you will be a senior member of the Institute of Care Excellence team, you will be a registered nurse or midwife with a Masters level degree and education qualification and provide leadership for undergraduate and post registration development and education for over 4500 nurses . You’ll be working as part of the corporate nursing team developing our new NM Strategic Plan in close partnership with Deputy Chief Nurse, Divisional leads and internal and external stakeholders . You’ll have a track record of building positive and effective working relationships and ensuring a high quality practice learning environment. You will be an experienced educator , line manager, an innovator and team worker with excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of education development and delivery and clinical experience

Main duties of the job

This is a key leadership role within the Institute of Care Excellence working with the Assistant Director of Nursing to provide professional leadership and management for development and education of nurses, midwives, students, learners and the wider workforce across NUH and beyond.

The post holder will have a high level of clinical credibility and be a professional role model. They have clinical expertise, including acute care experience, clinical skills simulation teaching and assessment, and are an experienced educator. They have high level leadership, analytical and judgment skills and extensive experience of developing education and continuing professional development (CPD) capability and capacity across a range of settings. They will deputise for the ADN and have a particular responsibility to ensure effective systems of clinical governance for education, practice learning and CPD, developing an organisational culture of learning and care excellence.

Working for our organisation

The post holder will provide visible and inspirational leadership, having operational responsibility with the ADN to lead on the development, implementation and evaluation of educational, continuing professional development and practice learning strategies and policies for N&M. They will deputise for the ADN, leading, developing and implementing strategic approaches to practice development, promoting sharing of best practice and an organisational culture of learning and excellence.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert

Person specification

Training and qualifications

Essential criteria

Masters degree in Nursing, or closely health related degree

Post graduate certificate or diploma in education , or MMedSci/Masters in Clinical Education

Management qualification or equivalent experience

Additional related clinical specialist qualification

Desirable criteria

PhD in nursing/midwifery or closely related topic


Essential criteria

Significant experience at a senior level including extensive clinical practice experience across a range of specialities, leading project management, change management, and multidisciplinary working.

Experience of leading, managing and delivering large education projects

Evidence of having achieved challenging organisational targets

Experience of leading projects in a complex organisation

Experience and understanding of delivering key organisational nursing and midwifery objectives and how research and education links to the Nursing and Midwifery strategy

Experience of developing complex training and education programmes

Extensive experince of teaching, developing and facilitating education programmes to learners and the interprofessional team

Desirable criteria

Evidence of leading projects across health and social care settings /clinical practice, teaching and research

Evidence of income generation

Experience of working at strategic / national level

Communication and relationship

Essential criteria

Excellent communications skills (written and oral) to the multi-professional team at a variety of levels

Ability to lead and build successful teams

Able to work collaboratively with partner organisations

Ability to lead, influence and motivate staff to deliver challenging targets

Able to influence the direction and decisions of Nursing and Midwifery services, Trust and external audiences as required, including Higher education institutions and other stakeholders.

Desirable criteria

Peer reviewed publications

Analytical and Judgement skill

Essential criteria

Strategic thinking

Excellent problem solving skills using internal and external sources of expertise when appropriate

Experience in developing business cases and focused on student/learner/customer service

Innovative thinker with the ability to cut through barriers to change

Develop and present workable solutions to complex service and education issues taking into account internal and external political environments.

Planning and organisation

Essential criteria

Exceptional organisational skills

Proven record of ability to lead and sustain high workload through times of service and organisational pressure

Ability to chair and/or participate actively in meetings, seminars and conferences

Proven record of performance management skills and techniques to enable accurate real-time progress

Ability to diagnose and take remedial actions where education programmes are slipping from their targets

Other requirements specific to the role

Essential criteria

Able to work flexibly across campuses and different locations as required

Be a car driver

Physical Skills

Essential criteria

Able to move and handle teaching and training equipment

Able to undertake clinical duties as required by a registered nurse within NUH

Skilled and competent to practice and teach clinical nursing skills

Ability to work across organisational boundaries and undertake regional /national/ international travel as required

Ability to utilise well developed IT skills to manage and report on complex performance management information systems

Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/easy-read-job-application

Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.

At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

Skilled Workers Visa: We welcome applications from individuals who require a skilled worker visa in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-UK/NON SETTLED candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled UK/SETTLED candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements

ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate all ID and right to work documentation such as passports, visa’s and driving license through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation.

Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service – I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.

Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£45 for enhanced and £28 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

About the Company

Company: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust –

Company Location:  Nottingham

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