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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/11/2020.

Clinical Education Manager - BANK

Job Reference: 195-20-226-LJB

South Central Ambulance Service
195 17 N Clinical and Higher Education
Bicester, Oxfordshire
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) covers the counties of Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, an area of c. 4,600 sq miles with a resident population of approximately four million.

To help cover an increasing need for the provision of training, South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated Bank Clinical Education Managers to join our North Education Team, in Bicester, Oxfordshire. This position is aimed either at experienced clinical team educators to enhance their clinical teaching skills or those candidates looking for an opportunity for personal development,

The successful candidate will support the Senior Education Manager at times of need, by delivering clinical education courses and programmes from classroom teaching to utilising technology enhanced learning and clinical simulation. The Trust has extensive education programmes ranging from non-clinical apprenticeships to paramedicine clinical training programmes planned for existing and new staff, in addition to statutory & mandatory annual training (face to face) and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities.

The Education Manager role provides clinical leadership, mentorship and training to Trust-wide operational roles. The post offers an exciting opportunity and career development for someone with enthusiasm and dedication to maintaining the high standards and the advancement and evolution of current and future education practices, with the intention to cover enough regular shifts to support working towards a CAVA and a Level 4 teaching qualification.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate outstanding clinical, supervisory and communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal). Suitable candidates must work well under pressure remaining calm, focused and approachable. Successful candidates will hold current professional registration with degree level education. Successful candidates may be expected to undertake further formal educational programmes to meet the teaching requirements of the role and a positive attitude to personal development is expected.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a panel interview and interactive / demonstrable process.


Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets) Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

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We do require three years’ worth of references (with no gaps) please be sure to provide sufficient information in the referencing section of your application form. We will only contact your referees after we have offered you a job.

The benefits bits:

  • Starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum, pro rata, plus bank holidays;
  • USH is paid in line with section 2;
  • All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST);
  • We operate from a comprehensive set of policies;
  • We operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience;
  • We work in partnership with our trade unions;
  • Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview;
  • As an employer of choice, we value the wellbeing of our staff and have support networks in place to offer assistance as required;
  • South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy. We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.

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