Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Associate Clinical Practice Educator

Band 5

Main area
Specialist Surgery Inpatient ward
Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum pro rata
21/07/2019 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


Associate Clinical Practice Educator Nurse for Blenheim Head and Neck ward.

Full Time post (37.5 hours)


This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated registered nurse to join the Education Team as an Associate Clinical Practice Educator on Blenheim Head & Neck Cancer ward within Specialist Surgery, based at the Churchill Hospital Oxford.

The ward has 15 beds specialising in Head and neck cancer including   ENT, Plastics, Endocrinology and Maxillofacial Surgery. We take mostly elective patients but some emergencies as well. Surgery includes some minor investigative surgery but also more complex surgery such as Laryngectomy and Glossectomy.

A proven teacher, the successful applicant will have a strong desire to support the delivery of the in house speciality teaching programme.

Principle responsibilities include the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of multi-professional preceptorship programmes, clinical skills training. In this role you will be supported by a Senior Clinical Practice Educator.

The ultimate aim of our Associate Clinical Practice Educator is to provide the Department’s nursing team with visible, supportive and confident Educational support. 

Reporting to the Clinical Practice Educator, this interesting role will demand your finest organisational skills and you will have the enthusiasm and energy to help take the services forward in delivering the highest possible standards of care and patient experience.   This role will encompass clinical audit, risk management and driving continuous quality improvement.  Supporting and developing junior staff and mentoring student nurses and associate practitioners in the area will add to your high level of job satisfaction.

Your personal passion for quality care and exceptional interpersonal skills will inspire and motivate your team and encourage the wider multidisciplinary workforce to engage in your vision for excellence.


Closing Date: 21st  July

Interview Date: 30th July

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Applicant requirements

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

For more information or if you would like to arrange a visit please contact Ward Sister Natasha Lowbridge 01865 235704