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Practice Development Nurse

Woodrow Mercer
£250 a day
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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We are currently recruiting for a Practice Development Nurse to support a healthcare provider based in Cheshire. The role will be a an initial 3 month contract, with an on site presence needed.

The Practice Development Nurse will work within their designated service/s working closely with the Head of Healthcare and the Regional Head of Operations, to plan, implement and evaluate the development of staff. They will work with designated teams to coordinate and embed learning and development ensuring that staff are competent and capable to undertake their roles.

The Practice Development Nurse will work with the team and the Regional Head of Operations to identify learning needs, plan and implement any training required and continuously evaluate staff competence ensuring that development is aligned to and informs local and national priorities.

The Practice Development Nurse will work closely with the service ensuring that national and local workforce and development strategies are aligned, communicated and embedded into their designated service with the specific focus on staff development training and quality.

The Practice Development Nurse will be expected to:

  • Promote high standards of care through the demonstration of clinical expertise and credibility.
  • Facilitate the creation of a positive learning environment in the workplace where staff development is encouraged and supported.
  • Facilitate the induction, education and continuing professional development for all levels of registered and non-registered nursing staff within the Nursing Teams.
  • Work alongside staff in individual teams undertaking a key role in practice development.
  • Translate Spectrum priorities such as changes in nursing standards, new clinical roles such as Apprenticeships into their designated service.
  • Support preceptorship for new


Person specification:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Educated to master’s degree level or equivalent
  • Clinical Leadership training
  • Significant senior experience within Health and Justice Primary Care services
  • Previous experience in practice development or significant experience of being a mentor including preceptorship
  • Experience of working with staff and stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience of report writing and presentation


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0121 720 3955
55 Colmore Row
United Kingdom
B3 2AA

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