Clinical Skills Educator
Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work. It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centred. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.
Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference. If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!
Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Resourcing team on 01874 712580 or e-mail Powysresourcing@wales.nhs.uk
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THIS POST IS A FIXED TERM / SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR 6 MONTHS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POST AS A SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST
We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic clinical trainer to join the Clinical Education Team. This Band 7 full-time 6 month post will be part of the wider Workforce and Organisational Development Team. The main aim of the role is to support the organisation with the rapid clinical training, preparation and support that staff require at pace in response to the current ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The role will be jointly responsible for leading the delivery of the All Wales HCSW Clinical Induction within Powys Teaching Health Board for all newly employed HCSWs joining the organisation. You will be required to deliver clinical skills training that staff need to meet the strategic objective of developing a competent and effective clinical workforce with appropriate levels of skills to meet both the present and future service requirements. Specifically, the post holder will be jointly responsible for the operational delivery of all aspects of clinical skills and education programme delivery required as a result of the pandemic.
The post holder will be a registered clinician (nurse/ paramedic/ medic) holding current, active registration with the United Kingdom Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Health Care Professions Council or the General Medical Council; hold a teaching qualification at level 3 or above, and have experience and competency in delivering clinical skills training.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication and negotiation skills, have the ability to work under pressure and at pace and have a flexible approach with the ambition to support and develop the clinical skills and education programme required in line with the current training demands.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
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.
Welsh language skills are desirable
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Katelyn Falvey
- Job title
- Head of Clinical Education
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01874 712580