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Job summary

Main area
Medical and non-medical Education
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
253-0121-2793207
Employer
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Russells Hall Hospital
Town
Dudley
Salary
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum
Closing
27/01/2021 23:59
Interview date
09/02/2021

Employer heading

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust logo

Interprofessional Simulation Lead

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Job overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and qualified Interprofessional Simulation Lead to join our dynamic Medical Education team.

The individual should be educated to Masters Level and have strong leadership skills, highly developed IT and organisational skills, along with the ability to communicate and interact with a range of staff groups with diplomacy, persuasion and tact. 

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to lead a well-established and committed team and contribute to the future development of this service.

We have recently been successful in the creation of our Simulation Academy. The Academy members are from a range of professional backgrounds all with the common goal of providing the best possible simulation-based education.  The Ron Grimley Simulation Centre has an institutional membership with ASPiH and actively enforces the simulation standards set out by ASPiH.

INTERVIEW DATE:  9 FEBRUARY 2021

Main duties of the job

The post holder will organise, deliver and contribute as a member of the Simulation Academy Faculty to medical, nursing, clinical and allied health professional training. They will have specialist clinical and educational knowledge to facilitate and deliver simulation based education (SBE) to meet the needs of medical and clinical staff for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate education.

Our regionally recognised Simulation Centre has the capacity to function as a two-bedded ward area or an operating theatre; with piped medical gases. We provide simulation training to a range of participants from 3rd year medical students to Consultant Anaesthetists and everyone in between. We have received national recognition for our work within the field of Learning Disabilities and have received several other nominations for our Student Nurse programme.

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment.  This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter. 

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.  

We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.

At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement included in the advert.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered healthcare professional
  • Educated to Masters Level
  • Advanced Life Support Instructor (ALS/EPALS/APALS)
  • Advanced Life Support Provider (ALS/EPALS/APALS)
  • Healthcare simulation and human factors/NTS qualification

Skills and experience

Essential criteria
  • Highly developed IT skills
  • Extensive knowledge of healthcare simulation education with the ability to design, deliver and evaluate education programmes
  • Evidence of successful leadership
  • Ability to plan, organise and budget for external courses and manage budgets
  • Evidence of undertaking variety of clinical skills in workplace with knowledge of clinical procedures/pathways and protocols
  • Ability to adapt teaching approach to suit the needs of the participants

Personal qualities

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work without supervision and problem solve.
  • High level of organisation
  • Proven teaching and training skills
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Kate Holmes
Job title
Medical Education Manager
Email address
kate.holmes8@nhs.net
Telephone number
01384 456111
Additional information

Dr Nicola Calthorpe