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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/10/2021.

Trainee Nursing Associate Apprentice Clinical Educator

Job Reference: 216-CG-A3518

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
216 120342 Dept Professional Healthcare Education
£31,365 to £37,890 Per Annum

We are a people business – where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure.

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Advert for Band 6 – August 2021

Role: Trainee Nursing Associate Clinical Educator

Salary: Band 6

Hours: 37.5 per week

Number of Posts: 1

Location: Department of Professional Healthcare Education, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust


The Department of Professional Healthcare Education are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who has  recent acute clinical experience to join the Placement Development Team who are committed to leading the way through innovation to support learners in practice.


The post holder will lead and co-ordinate the practice placement experience for the Nursing Associate Apprentice Programme across the organisation and provide clinical supervision and support to the apprentices in practice.


In you have an interest in education, looking for an exciting, challenging, rewarding role and would like to be part of a forward thinking and dynamic team, then please do not hesitate to contact us. We would welcome your interest.


Your personal development is a priority to us, therefore, support will be provided for continuous professional development (CPD) to achieve both your NMC revalidation requirements and to facilitate your educational and personal development.


For further information on this post or an informal discussion, please contact from 13th September:

Henrietta Ferguson

Placement Development Team Manager

Tel: 01752 437131



Jackie Williams

Head of Professional Development and Clinical Education

Tel: 01752 431759 or internal 31759



Closing date:  Sunday 3rd October 2021

Interview date:  Wednesday 13th  October 2021

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