Job offer in london Practice Learning (Nursing Associate) at Kingston University



The Role
Join our dynamic and forward-looking School of Nursing and in this key role you will enhance our School’s reputation as a first wave HEE nursing associate pilot site. A member of the nursing associate course team, you will have a keen interest in education for this group of trainees and will support the development of practice learning, including the monitoring and evaluation of trainees’ placement learning experience. In your practice liaison role you will oversee nursing associate trainees on placement and promote strong working relationships with practice supervisors, practice assessors and employers. In the Faculty you will contribute to classroom teaching, such as the organisation and delivery of trainee preparation for practice placement sessions and simulated skills learning. Alongside being involved in the pastoral care of trainees, you will be encouraged and supported to further your professional development.

The Person
You’ll have excellent communication skills and the confidence to inspire pre-registration trainees. You will also be passionate about supporting trainees in practice and will be abreast of local and national developments in practice learning and the nursing associate role. Clinically up-to-date, it is likely that you will be a practice educator or an established nurse with experience in the education and training of pre-registration learners. Alternatively, you may be a nurse lecturer seeking a focussed role in practice learning. Whatever your background, you’ll have NMC registration and a first degree in nursing or related area (or be working towards this). You may also have a teaching qualification, such as the UKPSF2 or PGCHE.

The Faculty

Play a pivotal role in shaping London’s future workforce via the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.

Enjoying a unique partnership between Kingston University and St George’s, University of London, the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education offers courses in teacher training, nursing, midwifery and child health, paramedic science, radiography, occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences and social work.

We work closely with employers and respond proactively to new health, social care and education policy initiatives. Drawing on the strengths of both institutions – including the internationally-renowned research carried out by St George’s and Kingston’s reputation for teaching excellence – we deliver programmes that are at the cutting-edge of professional development.

Further Information
This role is based at our St George’s University of London site in Tooting.

Please note that this is a full time, permanent role with a starting salary of £37,889 per annum.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Monday 17 September 2018.

For further information and to arrange an informal visit please contact Gillian Pedley, Associate Professor: g.pedley@sgul.ac.uk.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme. Kingston University is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

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