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Practice Development and Education Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Practice Development & Education
NHS AfC: Band 7
Substantive and 12 month fixed term contract/secondment
37.5 Hours per week
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Norwich and Cromer
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
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At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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Practice Development & Education is a friendly, innovative, dynamic team with a corporate remit for providing training, education, development and support for a variety of courses, including pre and post registration programs. The department has strong links with local education providers.

We are looking for a proven team leader, with knowledge and experience of education, to drive ongoing improvement of the quality of learning and development for learners in clinical practice on education and training programs, both at the NNUH and Cromer Hospitals.

In this exiting time of new clinical roles and professional apprenticeship programs coming on stream, the Practice Development Nurse as an experienced practitioner will both lead and facilitate practice education developments and provide leadership to the department’s Clinical Educator team.

Working closely with the Education Lead, you will liaise with Clinical Educators from across the trust and other health care providers, to share best practice and be innovative in  enhancing the learning experience and outcomes for learners.

Your role will involve recruitment of candidates onto programs of learning, and to represent the Trust in wider forums.

You will work mainly Monday to Friday office hours with some weekend and out of hours work in relation to recruitment activities or conferencing.

We may also have Clinical Educator roles becoming available soon, please indicate if you would be interested in discussing this role too – a Job Description is attached (Band 6).

Hours of work - full time 37.5 hours per week

Advert opens 6th September 2019

Advert closes 19th September 2019

Interview date 25th September 2019

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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

Nynke Hardy, Education Lead

Tel: 01603 287271