Learning Facilitator

Salary: £23.95k – £26.28k

Job overview

Band 4. This role requires a registered nursing associate to comply with the NMC assessment of learner’s criteria.

In conjunction with the CPL team the Learning Facilitator will play a key part in helping us to train, support, recruit and retain students primarily focusing on Direct Entry Trainee Nursing Associates (DETNA’s) to ensure we have a safe, effective clinical workforce for now and into the future.

The role is part of a system-wide approach to expanding and enhancing the practice learning experience and positively contributing to future healthcare practitioner workforce development. The focus of this role is to enable learners and preceptees to make sense of their clinical learning experiences and to develop skills which improve confidence and capability, enabling them to achieve their learning goals and proficiencies at point of care.

Part of this role will be a Moving and Handling trainer ensuring our learners are suitably prepared and assessed at the being of their programme to come on placement and during their placement to ensure they provide safe care to our patients.

Main duties of the job

Support the Centre for practice learning with the delivery of moving and handling sessions for all UoD pre reg students prior to placement at St Helena, UoD, Chesterfield and during placement at point of care as part of the assessment process to achieve proficiency.

Support learners, preceptees, preceptors and clinical staff in practice according to their individual learning needs, ensuring a constructive and supportive approach

Support of the clinical assessment process and the development of new clinical preceptors, practice assessors and supervisors to sign off proficiency and capability.

Act as a Practice Assessor to DETNA’s and as a Practice Supervisor to DETNA’s, TNA’s and student nurses in practice, completing their MYEPAD/Pebble pad to demonstrate their proficiency

Job description and Main responsibilities

Please see the Job description and Person Specification in the attachments. This document contains a full detailed description of the role and what the main responsibilities and duties are along with the criteria that are required.

Person specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nursing Associate

Desirable criteria

  • Teaching/assessing Qualification
  • Foundation degree
  • Link nurse/champion role eg Key Mover
  • Award in Education and Training (level 3 or above)
  • Registered Practice Supervisor and Practice Assessor

Experience/Skills and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Confident and clinically competent at managing patients with complex mobility needs
  • Teaching/Assessing experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Confident and competent clinical practitioner
  • Demonstrate flexibility to meet service and role needs
Desirable criteria
  • Research and audit
  • Planning training programmes
  • Familiar with Careflow Vitals/E-obs jac, pebblepad
  • Recent use of clinical skills

Personal Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Team worker
  • Awareness of confidentiality
  • Professional appearance
  • Effective verbal and written communicator
  • Clinical Credibility
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues and situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
Job Category: IT and Telecoms
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Chesterfield Derbyshire

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