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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/01/2019.

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Practice Educator

Job Reference: 271-IPP-32615

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
International Private Patients
£39,885 - £49,704 per annum inclusive

Due to the expansion of our Practice Development Team, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an innovatative, motivated and dynamic individual to join our Practice Development team. Although based within the International and Private Patients (IPP) Division, the post is an NHS role and therefore the successful applicant will continue to benefit from the terms and conditions of the National Agenda for Change agreement.

The successful applicant will form part of a small, friendly team that supports the development and maintenance of a high-quality learning environment within the IPP division in addition to promoting professional learning and development in order to enhance patient care. The team works closely with colleagues from the Trust Practice Development Team to ensure the delivery of Trust-wide objectives and to share ideas for initiatives that will ensure that Great Ormond Street remains at the forefront of nursing education. 

The children that receive care within IPP come from a wide range of cultural backgrounds and the conditions treated across our three dedicated wards include haematology/oncology, immunology, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, gastroenterology, ENT, metabolic, and nephro-urology disorders. We also have a busy outpatients department to support the ongoing care of our young patients.

So if you are an experienced Practice Facilitator looking to take the next step of your career at a World class children’s hospital, or an experienced Practice Educator looking for a change of direction, we’d love to hear from you. For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Kate Rivett, Head of Nursing and Patient Experience, via e-mail at  

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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