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Job reference: 152419
Salary: Band 7 (£46,244 - £53,789)
Job closing date: 20/06/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 06/06/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Organisational Development

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NHS Forth Valley has an exciting vacancy for a Clinical Nurse Educator within the ED department at FVRH.  We are looking to appoint an experienced, highly motivated, enthusiastic registered nurse to undertake this role and support the team. 

This post holder will have specific responsibilities including the identification and mapping of training and education for our ED workforce in line with local and national drivers.  The post holder will work closely with the Head of Organisational Development, Learning and Education and Clinical Nurse Manager to embed clear clinical governance structures into the unit for the training and education of staff, ensuring that the ED nursing workforce fulfils their requirements to local and national patient safety programmes of work.

The successful candidate will also work conjointly with the ED team and Advanced Nurse Practitioners ensuring that safe & effective person-centred care is achieved through the delivery of a programme of tailored education and training specific to the department.  

The post holder will coordinate, collaborate and deliver programmes of training to the workforce within ED as well as working on the defined aspect of the wider specific job role. 

The successful candidate will have effective leadership skills, experience in delivering education and training, clear and unambiguous communication skills, a sound clinical knowledge of ED and a willingness to commit to developing teams.  He/she should also demonstrate evidence of experience in the mentorship & support of colleagues, education delivery and skills needs analysis in relation to training.

Essential Credentials for these posts must include:

• Substantial experience at AFC Band 6 or 7 within an ED / Education environment
• Willingness to develop staff and lead on workforce initiatives / Quality Improvement work
• Enthusiasm for developing and embedding patient safety initiatives through education within the department.
• Genuine interest in Education and Training and a willingness to develop the role further

Informal enquiries are welcomed by: Margaret Kerr, Head of Organisational Development, Learning and Education on 07854 447015, or Kirsty Meikle, Clinical Nurse Manager, ED on 01324 566137.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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