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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/05/2021.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Facilitator

Job Reference: 425-A-21-48289

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Learning and Organisational Development
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

Location: Moorfoot site Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust - 37.5 hours per week ; 1 Year fixed term contract

This is an exciting opportunity for a registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional to join our Learning and Organisation Development team and make a significant contribution to the delivery of Continuing Professional development funding plan ensuring equality of access, accountability and sustainability

This post will:

  1. Provide expert advice, guidance and partnership working with Key stake holders within the Nursing and Allied Health profession Ensure that the Nursing and AHP CPD programme and plan is delivered annually. This could include team and individual level work around design and delivery of programs that will include delivery where appropriate.
  2. To work with the Vocational Manger, Senior Nursing CPD lead and the wider Nursing administration team and lead on the management of contracts and funded training opportunities to ensure appropriate and equitable access to training for staff that is quality assured and meets organisational need

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a great team player who is flexible, enthusiastic and committed to promoting CPD across a variety of process and blended learning methods
  • Enjoy influencing and engaging individuals at all levels of the organisation
  • Able to analyse complex information, diagnose issues and identify appropriate solutions
  • Be adaptable, flexible and able to plan and organise own work to meet objectives
  • Enjoy being hands-on and action orientated
  • Committed to continuous professional development
  • Have some understanding of managing budgets and some experience around procurement processes

Interview Dates: 28th May 2021 It is anticipated that the interviews will be via Microsoft Teams

For further information please contact in the first instance however in regards to annual leave 29th April – 7th May 2021 please contact either /

Please read the job description, supporting information and person specification BEFORE you fill in and submit your application.

Please tell us about your skills, experience and knowledge. You should relate these to the requirements of the post - look at the person specification and tell us how you meet each of the essential criteria (and desirable criteria if you do), providing examples as necessary.

The information you provide can include details of education, work experience, courses, voluntary work, hobbies or activities in your personal life.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.



All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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