Band 6 Clinical Nurse Educator


Clinical Nurse Educator (B6)

Salary grade £35,110 – £46,308 per annum

Department/ward Operational Nursing

Hours of work 37.5

Overview

Founded in 1854, the RHN is a well-respected, national charitable hospital and research centre, providing services for adults with acquired brain injuries and neurological-conditions. We provide specialist care, therapies and innovative technologies to meet the complex needs of people with profound disabilities. We pride ourselves on caring for patients as individuals, offering hope, as well as practical and emotional support, to them and their families.

We are seeking a Clinical Nurse Educator who will demonstrate a willingness to learn and support the education, learning and development of clinical staff, and also facilitate placement of student nurses. You will be responsible for establishing and promoting clinical skills development and knowledge within the Respiratory and Ventilation Services, and acting as an expert resource for the nursing team, to ensure high standards of care are delivered.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate an awareness of RHN’s objectives and contribute to achieving them appropriately.
  • Strive to improve efficiency in all areas of your work.
  • Work with the Lead Clinical Nurse Educator in developing and co-ordinating education initiatives across the organisation.
  • Support in the provision of leadership and motivation to establish clinical practices that are research/evidence-based.

Person specification

  • Registered Nurse with the NMC E
  • Relevant Degree E
  • Teaching qualification (Level 3 Award in Education Teaching or equivalent) D
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education E
  • Leadership or Management Qualification E
  • Evidence of high level of nursing practice – uses evidence based practice to support patient care delivery E
  • Significant post registration experience. (Min. 2 years’ experience, preferably in a ventilation unit) E

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Candidates applying for a role at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability will be expected to have received their vaccination against the coronavirus strain (COVID-19) as part of our pre-employment process before commencing employment at the RHN. Please let us know if you have not managed to arrange to receive the vaccine via other channels yet, as we are able to arrange the administration of the vaccine within the hospital. Please note that if you have a medical reason as to why you are not able to have the vaccine or you have any questions on the vaccination, please feel free to contact recruitment@rhn.org.uk.