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Children’s Clinical Teacher Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Paediatric Clinical Teacher Practitioner
Band 6
Part Time 22.5 Hours per week
Job ref
£28,050 - £36,644 ** Pro Rata
26/03/2019 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic and flexible Registered Children’s Nurse to joint our Specialist Nursing Team working as an Paediatric Clinical Teacher Practitioner, under the direction of a Band 7 lead to deliver a comprehensive and ongoing training programme for all staff through clinical teaching and the provision of specialist knowledge and education sessions to staff at varying levels of experience across both medical and surgical specialities. The Children’s Unit consists of: 

  • 20 bedded Medical ward for General Paediatric patients and multiple subspecialties 0-16 years
  • Paediatric Assessment Unit for paediatric patients requiring assessment from GP’s, ED, Specialist nurses, Consultant Paediatricians, Midwives and the Neonatal Outreach Team
  • 4 bedded Level 2 PHDU caring for children requiring Critical care across all medical and surgical specialities
  • 22 bedded surgical ward for General paediatric surgery and multiple surgical subspecialties
  • Paediatric Out patients department with a day case area

This role will require the ability to work with staff in all of the above areas as well as other clinical nurse educators and the practice development matrons to support the wider Organisational agenda.

The successful applicant will be motivated, enthusiastic and innovative with clinical credibility across all subspecialties and will have the appropriate skills in leadership and management to work at this level. The successful candidate will have a passion for high quality patient care within paediatrics, well developed communication and relationship skills and a positive, mature and professional attitude.  

The successful applicant will have a positive and progressive attitude, have excellent communication skills, be committed to the HEY NHS Trust Vision and Values, and be motivated to learn and share new ideas for improving the patient experience and service. The applicant should also be committed to delivering a high quality service for patients, with a focus on family centered care & enhancing the patient’s journey.  Flexibility and teamwork are essential for the role and in balancing the demands of a busy and varied workload.

Working Patterns : 22.5 hours per week predominantly Monday-Friday but may need to work occasionally at the weekend to meet the needs of the service.







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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Vanessa Brown, Senior Matron, Children & Young People’s Services on 01482 608988, Mobile 07585 998693 or via email at