Practice Development Facilitator

Opening Date:
28 Feb 2022
Closing Date:
10 Mar 2022
Salary Range:

Are you interested in helping to teach, shape and develop the next generation of registered nurses? Our exciting new job role will give you the opportunity to work closely with students studying the Nursing programmes.

You will be working alongside our inspiring and supportive team whilst contributing to teaching, student support and the development of placement area. The role is key to enhancing the current programmes and contributing to the new curriculum. The fundamental purpose of this role is preparing students for practice and ensuring they have the best opportunities and experiences available. It will ensure that effective links with practice are maintained, working closely with students, practice partners and practice assessors and supervisors. It will play a pivotal role in creating new placement capacity, quality assurance of placement opportunities through audit processes. The successful applicant will work closely with the academic teams and practice partners to deal with any issues/challenges arising from placement. It will involve teaching clinical skills, mandatory training, accurate completion of assessment documents (for both students and practice staff), which are all essential for preparing students for placement. This exciting opportunity is suitable for anyone who has experience of teaching or anyone wishing to begin a career in academia and brings with them contemporary knowledge from practice.

Working in partnership with local NHS trusts, health and social care providers, service users and carers; our Institute of Health provides initial pre-registration education for a broad range of health care professionals. Our aim is to support the skills requirements of the region, by attracting and retaining health professionals who will provide high quality, evidence-based care in a time of change in health and social care. The Institute of Health is happy to consider flexible employment opportunities, including job shares and secondments.

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