Practice Education Facilitator

NHS Western Isles

  • Contact: Angus McKellar
  • Reference: SW999/NUR/WI2401/SHO

WESTERN ISLES HEALTH BOARD, 37 SOUTH BEACH STREET, STORNOWAY, ISLE OF LEWIS HS1 2BN Practice Education Facilitator Band 6 – £30,401 to £38,046 per annum Plus Distant Island Allowance of £1,043 per annum 37.5 hours per week Permanent Contract An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and positive person to join the Clinical Governance and Professional Practice Team as Practice Education Facilitator. The post holder will be an on-site support and advisor to mentor colleagues in relation to all pre and post registration nursing students. The post holder will have a key role in enhancing the quality of the practice learning experience, and to positively contribute to the future nursing / midwifery workforce. The post holder will work collaboratively with NHS Education for Scotland and Higher Education Institutions and will join a national network of Practice Education Facilitators. The post is based in Stornoway at the Western Isles Hospital and the post holder will be required to travel between sites; this may also involve significant travel. You will be a registered nurse or midwife with relevant post registration qualifications and experience. You will possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and be an experienced educator in order to support NHS Western Isles, NHS Education for Scotland and Higher Education Institutions in the Practice Education Facilitator role. For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the website: The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). This post is not eligible for relocation expenses. For an informal discussion, please contact Louise Sullivan, Head of Clinical Governance and Professional Practice. Tel: 01851 708026. All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form. Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais, HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762027. Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to: Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. Paper copies can be obtained by calling Tel: 01851 762027. Closing Date: 13th December 2019 Job Reference: WI2401

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