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Endoscopy Academy Clinical Lead

Employer
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
NORWICH
Salary
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Gastroenterology
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Part Time
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This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of the new East of England region Endoscopy Academy.

The Academy Clinical Lead will provide leadership across the academy and contribute to the strategic development of the multi-professional gastrointestinal learning offer across the region.

Main duties of the job

Main duties

The successful candidate will lead the delivery of high quality, cross speciality and multi-professional endoscopy training in the East of England. The role will be integral to the development of the academy.

The key outputs from the role, supported by the Academy Manager, and the HEE East of England Cancer & Diagnostics Programme Team will be to:

  • Support and provide guidance to a number of different groups to ensure high quality delivery of endoscopy training in medical and clinical settings.
  • Increase the recruitment to the HEE Clinical Endoscopy Training Programme, working though system blockers/barriers to uptake.
  • Continue to develop the East of England model of delivery for the HEE Clinical Endoscopy Training Programme.
  • Develop upskilling and developmental opportunities for clinical endoscopists to extend their scope of practice and map this to established career pathways.
  • Work with partners to develop and deliver professional development for endoscopy nurses and support staff with the aim of improving recruitment and retention for the East of England region.
  • Continue to develop the programme of immersion training that has been so far delivered and build that for all staff groups within the academy structure.

The post is professionally and managerially accountable to the HEE East of England Regional Postgraduate Dean and hosted by the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. .

About us

The vision for Training Academies is that they will provide multi-professional environments where training and education of the future workforce is the primary focus, maximising the expertise of experienced educators and supervisors across a broad patch. The overall aim is to increase the number of learners transitioning to the workforce utilising the academy model to increase training capacity, to provide a high quality and enhanced training experience and to accelerate learning to independent practice.

This is an opportunity for a candidate who is committed to the development of the current and future workforce and able to demonstrate strategic thinking and innovative problem solving when approaching the complexchallengeof delivering multi-professional education.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The role of Academy Lead for the East of England Endoscopy Training Academy provides the opportunity for you to contribute to the clinical and medical endoscopy workforce of the future and gain a different perspective of the NHS by working for Health Education England.

You will become part of a team supporting the delivery and management of endoscopy education and training in the East of England. You will lead the development of the endoscopy training academy, its vision, approach and infrastructure for the East of England region, overseeing programme management, and development of systems and processes. In line with HEE strategic objectives, you will need to work with a range of senior colleagues and internal and external stakeholder to lead project and change initiatives.

This role will be integral to the development of the academy and will be responsible for providing leadership aligned to the aims of the academy. The successful candidate will be passionate about the delivery and management of endoscopy education and training in the East of England and able to successfully manage multiple stakeholder groups to influence and achieve consensus.. The post holder will be committed to the development of the current and future endoscopy workforce and demonstrate strategic thinking and innovative problem solving when approaching the complexchallengeof delivering multi-professional education.

The successful candidate will show an understanding of important contribution made by all members of the multi-professional health care team, including support staff as well as clinicians. You will promote and strengthen the practice of lifelong learning along the professional development continuum from qualification to retirement.

Person Specification
Behaviours and Values
Essential

  • A transformation leadership style
  • Strategic thinking, problem solving and calculated risk management
  • Ability to make decisions autonomously when required on difficult issues
  • Management of transformation and change
  • Sensitivity, tolerance and acceptance of criticism
  • Perform all duties in a manner that supports and promotes HEE's commitment to equal opportunities
  • Conduct all duties in a manner that safeguards the health and safety of yourself and your colleagues, trainees and staff. Note the special
  • A continuing quest for personal and professional development
  • An academic interest in endoscopy training and education
  • The ability to challenge bias and discrimination and actively work towards an equal and fair work and learning environment

Desirable

  • An academic interest in endoscopy training and education

Skills and Abilities
Essential

  • Leadership and vision
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders in delivering the key outcomes of the academy
  • Proven track record of influencing and motivating others in leading change
  • A demonstrable innovator and collaborator in improving healthcare and training
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Highly effective communicator

Desirable

  • A high level of expertise in providing senior leadership
  • Proven horizon scanning skills, opportunity grasper and effective risk manager
  • Proven experience of transformative change in clinical delivery and/or education and training
  • Experience of successfully running and leading a complex team and creating change to improve performance and output of the team

Experience and Knowledge
Essential

  • Clear understanding of and evidence of involvement with the delivery and management of endoscopy education and training
  • Knowledge of challenges to endoscopy training delivery
  • Experience as a senior clinical working in the field of Endoscopy in the UK
  • Detailed knowledge of maintaining confidentiality and implementing data protection legislation requirements including information governance
  • Knowledge of primary and secondary care and community structures and inter-relationships

Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience of contemporary information management systems and technology as a tool in education and training
  • Regional or national experience of clinical or educational leadership
  • Understanding of the roles and contributors to the multi-professional health care workforce and academic institutions

Qualifications and training
Essential

  • A clinical qualification, registered with the General Medical Council and active registration and licence to practise (E)
  • Outstanding professional record, both clinically and in education and training

Desirable

  • higher diploma/degree in clinical education or leadership

BMJRef: BMJ-101843/234-MS1859

 

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