Clinical facilitator - E1

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Southampton Children’s Hospital Education team and specialist paediatric cardiac ward are looking for clinical facilitators to join their team.

We are looking for experienced paediatric cardiology nurses to join the Children’s Hospital education team as clinical facilitators for the paediatric cardiology ward (E1). These roles consist of a 2 day a week permanent position (15 hours) as well as a full time secondment over 12 months. 

The education team continues to increase in staff numbers and develop in its provision of education both within the Children’s hospital and the wider Wessex region. The team is lead by the lead nurse for education and practice, who is supported within the children’s hospital by a team of clinical facilitators who are clinically based to support and develop nurses in the clinical areas.

The team supports learning, competency development and practice development in the band 2 to 8 workforces and pre-registration nursing students and apprentices. The team will also support the medical teams with their mandatory training.

The roles are essential in supporting ward staff development, inductions, speciality skill development, supporting mandatory training, supporting under graduate nurses and doctors and working under the umbrella of the children’s education team. 

What you’ll do in this role

Working with the Children’s Hospital Education Lead and Ward Manager you’ll be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the development and standardising of clinical practice with the Children’s Hospital
  • Promoting clinical expertise within the nursing teams
  • Coordinating the development of training programmes and evaluations
  • Providing specialist advice and support to the multi profession teams.

What we’re looking for


We’d love to hear from children’s nurses with experience of working in a leadership capacity, who can evidence ongoing education and qualifications appropriate to this speciality. You must be able to demonstrate a compassionate approach to patient care and the public, as well as the ability to meet robust clinical operational demands.

As well as the relevant NMC registration and evidence of proven clinical ability in paediatric nursing, we’re looking for:

  • Evidence of clinical expertise within the cardiac specialty
  • Proven experience of teaching
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Evidence of participation in standard setting and audit.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The Children’s Hospital offers fantastic training and development opportunities, giving you the best possible platform to achieve the career you want. 

We can offer you further training in many specialist areas, as well as mentoring and supervision. All our members of staff receive comprehensive corporate and local inductions, and we will work with you to help you achieve and maintain the healthcare career you aspire to.

About Southampton Children’s Hospital

Southampton Children’s Hospital is part of University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, and is one of the biggest Children’s hospitals in the UK, catering for a wide range of specialties. We are a leading paediatric trauma centre and accept referrals from across the Wessex network and beyond. 

We are currently in the process of building our own dedicated paediatric emergency department, as well as a dedicated children’s hospital, bringing all our services under one roof. This development will provide state of the art equipment and deliver world-class healthcare to the children in our region. We currently have over 100 beds catering for the paediatric healthcare needs of our patients over a wide geographical area.

About our Trust

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust...

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return.  To find out more please visit our website:

http://www.uhs.nhs.uk/WorkingHere/Typesofjob/Nurses/Returntonursing.aspx

http://www.discoversouthampton.co.uk/   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy

https://www.uhs-vle.co.uk/   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS

http://www.youtube.com/user/SouthamptonHospitals   learn about the Trust through visiting our YouTube channel 

Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes.  This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited.  UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible.   UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the  Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area, please find below a link to our website which offers guidance on finding accommodation:

http://www.uhs.nhs.uk/relocating-to-southampton

The Trust is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.



University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust


Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789
Web: http://careers.uhs.nhs.uk/

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11 January 2019
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £28,050 - £36,644 pa pro rata GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
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