Jobs: £25-30k

Practice Educator (Speech & Language Therapy)

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
3 Dec 2018
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Duties of the Role We are seeking to appoint a Practice Educator to prepare the Speech & Language Therapy students for, and support them whilst on practice placements. This new post within the University reflects our focus on high quality and transformational learning that equips our students for a post-qualified career in Speech and Language Therapy. In recognition of the significant importance that practice based learning can have on a student’s achievement, this post has been created to provide a consistent and skilled source of support to students and their educators through close partnership working with placement providers. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the ability to support, assess and evaluate students on the Speech and language Therapy programmes and through excellent communication skills will provide support, practice-based skills teaching and clarification to learning. Skills and qualifications required Applicants must have a speech and language therapy background with recent practice experience and have a commitment to developing the adult learner and student speech and language therapist. Applicants must be flexible to meet with students in the workplace which operate different working patterns and meetings may occur outside normal office hours.

Practice Educator (Mental Health Nursing)

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
10 Dec 2018
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Duties of the Role We are seeking to appoint a Practice Educator to support the students whilst on practice placements for Mental Health Nursing students at the University of Essex. This new post within the University reflects our focus on high quality and transformational learning that equips our students for a post-qualified career in Nursing and life-long learning. The Nursing programmes require that a significant amount of the students’ time is spent within a placement setting. In recognition of the significant importance that practice based learning can have on a student’s achievement, this post has been created to provide a consistent and skilled source of support to students and their educators through close partnership working with placement providers. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the ability to support, assess and evaluate students on the Nursing programmes run by the University of Essex and through excellent communication skills will provide support, practice-based skills teaching and clarification to learning. Skills and qualifications required Applicants must have a nursing background with recent practice experience and have a commitment to developing the adult learner and student nurse. Applicants must be flexible to meet with students in the workplace which operate different working patterns and meetings may occur outside normal office hours.