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Primary Care Nurse Tutor/Educator

Job Reference: J183-A-18-35591

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C&P Training Hub
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough
Band 7

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

GP Nurse Educators (Nurse Tutors) Band 7

Multiple posts minimum 4 sessions per week

(multiple across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough)

Flexible positions negotiable

Fixed term to 31st March 2020

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Training Hub are looking to appoint GP Nurse Educators (also known as Nurse Tutors) to support focus on the development and successful implementation of the NHS England GP Nurse 10 Point Plan.

The role will include leading on the following:

  • To support the provision of Practice Nurse placements for students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • To support co-ordination, commissioning and quality management of the education and training provision in the local system including CPD.
  • Increasing the number of GP Nurse Mentors.
  • To ensure equitable access to education and training for all staff.
  • Encouraging a 'Grow Your Own' strategy, by supporting GP Nurses and HCAs to have access to education and training career pathways.
  • Support Nurse Associate Students in Primary Care during and after training.
  • Establishing and facilitate Cambridgeshire and Peterborough GP Nurse/HCA networks and forums.
  • Increasing student GP Nurse placements for other allied professionals developing a pathway career into Primary Care.
  • Providing professional leadership and role modelling for nurses and HCAs working in primary care including ensuring professional standards and the responsibilities to ensure the delivery of high quality patient services.

The multiple posts will be agile and working across the locality (ideally split across the county). The ability to travel to others practices and Training Hub or CCG offices is required.

The post holder will report to the Training Hub Project Manager and will work closely with the CCG GP Nurse Lead as part of the Nursing Team to deliver the GPN10PP.

Key Working Relationships will include:

Colleagues in the Primary care; Colleagues in the Nursing & Quality Directorate; CCG; GP Practices (including GP Federations/Merging GP Practice Groups); Local Medical Committee, Nursing Directorate, NHS England, Midlands and East (East); Local HEIs.

This is a great opportunity to influence and learn about the wider health and social care system and link with higher education at an exciting time for General Practice nursing.

The role will be subject to an employment contract with the Training Hub.

Applications are via NHS Jobs (link below) closing date for the return of completed applications is noon on Friday 10th August 2018.

Interviews will be on Wednesday 15th August 2018 in Huntingdon. Shortlisting to interview is a quick turnaround so please be available on the interview day.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Jo Oldfield

Training Hub Project Manager

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Training Hub

Tel – 07512 927 144


Danielle Harding

GP Nurse Lead

Cambridge & Peterborough CCG

Tel – 07763 118 541

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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