Clinical Practice Educator Job at Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals – Hampstead

Main duties of the job

The Royal Free London NHS Trust

Adult Intensive Care Unit and Surgical High Dependency Unit

Band 7 Clinical Practice Educator – Fixed Term 12 months

The Royal Free, London NHS Foundation Trust is a very busy tertiary referral centre that provides intensive care services to the local, national and international population. The case mix is challenging and encompasses a wide range of services such as Upper and Lower GI including Liver transplantation, elective and emergency vascular cases and general surgical / medical specialities. The unit has 34 level 3 beds that are used flexibly and an 8-bedded SHDU.

The ICU team are passionate about getting it right for patients and their families. We believe that by investing in our staff that they will deliver better care to our patients and help create and contribute to a work environment that makes it fun to come to work.

In order to be successful in this post you will need to be an individual that is able to think outside of the box and be prepared to challenge the norm in order to ensure that a cutting edge education and training programme is delivered and developed on the ICU.

Working for our organisation

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A&E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top.

For more information please follow link https://www.royalfreelondonjobs.co.uk/

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Person specification

Royal Free World Class Values

Essential criteria

Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values


Essential criteria


Relevant first degree and / or working towards a Master’s Degree or evidence of ongoing relevant courses for surgical care practitioner

Advanced Communication skills /course

Experience with robotic surgery


Essential criteria

Recent experience in theatre nursing at band 6.

Experience as a surgical care practitioner

Desirable criteria

Experience in teaching multidisciplinary staff

Experience of working within research

Skills and Knowledge

Essential criteria

Assessing patients to ensure they are clinically fit and healthy for the surgery

Surgical procedures under direct supervision of a surgeon such as wound closure

Evidence of participation in audit and the promotion of evidence based practice

Understanding of working in cancer network

Recognition of the role and responsibilities of being a trainee surgical care practitioner

Understanding of the role competencies of the post being aware of own boundaries and other members of health care team

Understanding of a multidisciplinary team especially with respect to the changing role of surgery

Research appreciation and ability to influence other through research finding

Demonstration of knowledge of strategic and national issues pertinent to nursing and area of specialty

Ability to be self-directed but also participate as a team member

Enhanced communication/negotiating skills

Able to contribute to policies and clinical protocols

Understanding of clinical risk, clinical governance and national benchmark

Desirable criteria

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

AT* – Apprenticeship Training. Where AT* is entered next to the job title indicates that this vacancy is for an apprenticeship role.

By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we require you to complete your stat and Man e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

If you are an EU/EEA citizen who does not have EU Settlement or Pre-Settled status, you will require a visa to work in the UK. Please Note: We are unable to sponsor Band 2 to 4 as the salary does not meet the UKVI Points Based system threshold.

If you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK, to avoid disappointment, please check to ensure you are eligible under the UKVI points based system.

If you are offered a role with the Trust, as part of pre-employment checks your Identity Documentation will be verified using a secure third-party service https://cloud.trustid.co.uk. You will be asked to capture an image of the relevant documents as well as a selfie using your smartphone/tablet (if available) for Facial Matching via a unique Guestlink email.

The Trust will request a DBS (CRB) if post involves regulated activities. The Trust is compliant with the Disclosure and Barring Service Codes of practice and the Rehabilitation of offenders act.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please be aware of scams – unless specified above, we will only communicate with you via @recruit.trac.jobs or nhs.net e-mails and we will never ask you for any payments.

Applications are welcome from people wishing to job share or work flexible patterns. We are committed to equal opportunities.

Please note:
Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts we may close this vacancy before the advertised closing date. Therefore please apply for this post as soon as you can, if you are interested and you meet the requirements of the Person Specification

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be shortlisted for this job.

Interview arrangements will be communicated via email so please check your email regularly following the closing date.

About the Company

Company: Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals –

Company Location:  Hampstead

Estimated Salary:

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