Clinical Educator

Posted 21 September by NHS Business Services Authority

This 37.5 hours post porvides an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and enthusiastic newly formed Practice Development Team. The Team supports all staff and learners across the system within Cumbria and the successful candidate will be a crucial part of this evolving new team. This is a twelve month fixed term post to support the implementation of the new NMC standards for education and training.

The clinical practice educator will work collaboratively with the senior nurses throughout the organisation to support delivery of effective, high quality and safe patient centred care. She/he will lead the continuing education, training and professional development for the nursing staff to promote the acquisition of new skills and knowledge. She/he will develop and drive forward an education programme to ensure that nursing staff acquire the professional standards and competencies when caring for people. Promote reflective practice, clinical supervision and experiential learning opportunities whilst developing a learning culture.

The hours offered are 37.5, Monday- Friday, 9am - 5pm; On occasion there will be a requirement to work nights and weekends to support all staff.

Please contact Kathleen Conway on

Gwen Baxter

Deb Sargent

For further information

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.

  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Reference: 40937850

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