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Clinical Practice Facilitator

Band 6

Main area
Corporate Nursing
Band 6
Permanent & Fixed Term [12 months]
37.5 hours per week
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Corporate Nursing, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Kingston Upon Thames
£32,258 to £41,308 pa inc. of HCAS
27/01/2019 23:59

1 x Permanent position

1 x 12 Month Fixed Term position

Would you like to work in a friendly, supportive and innovative nursing environment and a Trust which prides itself on providing high-quality services to the local community? An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Practice Facilitator to join our Practice Development Team at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We are proud to be the first acute trust in the London region to receive an outstanding CQC rating for being well-led, with an overall Trust rating of outstanding.

Kingston Hospital is based in Kingston upon Thames, a bustling riverside town on the borders of London and Surrey, which offers a wide variety of bars, cafes, restaurants, clubs and shopping to rival central London. Richmond Park is just a 5 minute walk from the Hospital and the Hospital is well served by public transport, with Norbiton Station on our doorstep. This allows you to jump on a train and arrive in central London, 12 miles away, in less than 30 minutes.

We are looking for a motivated adult nurse who should enjoy teaching and sharing their knowledge and clinical skills. If you are an experienced Band 5 nurse with at least 3 years post-registration experience in an acute hospital, have excellent communication and clinical skills with the ability to work well in a team, we would love to hear from you.  You will be expected to deliver both classroom and ward-based training to support newly qualified nurses, Nursing associates and other health care professional undertaking preceptorship as well as supporting pre-registration students within the clinical setting. 

There is a strong emphasis on the clinical element to this role. You will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of evidence based practice guidelines and be expected to be an effective role model. Your clinical skills will be maintained by working for a minimum of 85% of your hours within the clinical areas.

If you like working in a varied role, have excellent inter-personal and communication skills and enjoy working as part of a strong team that is committed to providing the highest quality care we look forward to receiving your application.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have excellent organisational skills and be able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Be a team player and demonstrate a flexible, adaptable approach, ability to exercise good judgment
  • Have experience of using IT systems

We offer:

  • A friendly, supportive culture striving to provide excellent standards of care.
  • Extensive mandatory training programme.
  • Opportunities to apply for other in-house training & undertake CPD programme at LSBU
  • Support from colleagues in Practice Development team
  • E rostering
  • Regular staff appraisal and clinical supervision.

Interviews and assessments will be held on Tuesday 5th February 2019 @ 09:00. The interview process will consist of a drug calculation paper, Clinical scenario and the candidate’s design and delivery of a teaching session to the interview panel, as well as a formal interview.

Informal visits are encouraged if external to the organization.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Siobhan McCawley 0208-934-6124 or Sarah Connor 0208-934-2800 or e-mail: or

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020 8973 5373
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