Senior Educators – Learning Disability Work Programme (x3)
Flexible

Job reference: 055052

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 14/06/2021

Job posted date: 31/05/2021

Salary: Band 8A (£50,470 - £54,482)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 18.75

Department: Nursing

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland


Fixed Term/Secondment opportunity September 2021 - 31 March 2023


Secondment or SLA only for NHS applicants

Applicants who wish to apply on a secondment basis are strongly encouraged to discuss this with their current employer at the earliest opportunity and prior to applying.


***COVID-19 – Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***


Who We Are


NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a National health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland.


What You Will Do

We are looking to appoint 3 part time Senior Educators as part of NES’s contribution in workforce development relating to delivery of a cross Directorate, and cross sector, Learning Disability work programme. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary NES team to drive forward further developments in education and training for the health and social care workforce to support key Scottish Government policy priorities for adults with a Learning Disability.

This will be delivered through various areas of activity.

Key tasks will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Designing, delivering, and evaluating a range of Learning Disability specific educational initiatives, including the delivery of training and the design, development of educational resources targeted at staff working in the NHS and social care services.
  • Developing, integerating and embedding existing work in the context of wider relevant NES programmes, for example psycholgical trauma and autism and neurodiversity
  • Working collaboratively with a range of partners across NHS Scotland and wider social care services, including people with a learning disability and their families and carers.
  • Working with a range of key stakeholders to inform and influence learning disability policy and practice from an educational perspective.  


What You Will Bring

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Health and Social Care Professionals Council or the Scottish Social Services Council
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Nationally recognised education qualification or equivalent
  • Significant experience in practice and education in the field of learning disability across health and social care
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate sensitive and complex information


Travel throughout Scotland will be required.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Samantha McEwan, Principal Educator Samantha.McEwan@nhs.scot


Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59hrs on the closing date.

Closing date: 14th June 2021

Interview date: from the 5th of July 2021


If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at: recruitment.hr@nes.scot.nhs.uk

 

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