Training Pod Lead Nurse, Bury GP Federation

Job summary

The Training Pod Lead Nurse Bury at GP Federation will ensure all primary care workforce receive high quality and coordinated training and preceptorship.

For more information please contact Emma Jackson, HR Officer, Bury GP Federation, emma.jackson111@nhs.net, 07596 954 842.

Bury GP Federation, 79-81 Hornby Street, Bury, BL9 5BN (view on Google maps).

About Bury GP Federation

Bury GP Federation (BGPF) is a federation of 23 GP practices within Bury, Greater Manchester, providing a platform for collaboration, knowledge-sharing and co-ordination. Through working at scale, we redirect resources into delivering at-scale support, relieving capacity pressures and enabling local general practice to maintain high standards of care for patients and to keep pace with best practice. We are proud of the services that we run.

Our four core objectives are as follows:

  1. A reliable support organisation – providing a range of services for our practices, achieving greater organisational efficiency through collaboration and reducing duplication, maximising the economic advantages of delivering primary care at scale
  2. A respected service provider – able to attract investment into primary care to help sustain local general practice, delivering a more expansive range of at scale services available closer to patients’ homes
  3. A GP led, patient centred partner organisation – working collaboratively with our practices and our partners across health and social care to facilitate the enhanced delivery of responsive, high quality and innovative services across Bury and GM
  4. A trusted voice for primary care – providing at scale leadership and in partnership with the LMC and PCNs, able to advocate for and support our shareholder practices

Job purpose

The post holder will manage a team of staff that provide the continued delivery of excellent care out in the community, ensuring every HCSW, Nursing Associate, Trainee Practice nurse is confident and competent in their ability to work in a person centred, compassionate way.

Working on a sessional basis, the postholder will facilitate a team to ensure all primary care workforce receive high quality and coordinated training and preceptorship. The post holder will also support recruitment and retention initiatives across their locality.

As an experienced trainer the role will be responsible for evaluating the needs and current practices and creating and delivering a training development plan complete with materials, tutorials, instructions, and learning resources and guides as needed.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Assisting with the delivery of a high quality and professional education to all nursing staff to ensure candidates have been trained and assessed as competent
  • Supporting learner access to the digital training Programme in their locality
  • Ensuring the team provide relevant documentation and administrative procedures to support recording and reporting of data to the organisation and wider as needed
  • Support the team as required to review training needs for the workforce
  • Provide analysis of work
  • Develop and implement processes to quality assure the learning environment for all learners in accessing the digital training programme in Primary Care
  • Provide support and supervision to team members
  • Attendance at relevant monthly update/training meetings

Managing information

Understand responsibility of self and others to the Primary Care Network practice regarding the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act

Equality and diversity

The post-holder will support and promote the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, in a non-discriminatory culture to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognises the importance of people’s rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with Practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights

Health, safety and security

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others’ health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health & Safety Policy, the Infection Control policy and published procedures to include:

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to Practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
  • Actively reporting of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised.
  • Keeping own work areas and general / patient areas generally clean, assisting in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness consistent with the scope of the job holder’s role.
  • Undertaking periodic infection control training.
  • Reporting potential risks identified
  • Conform to health and safety legislation, taking the necessary actions to manage risks and acting as a role model in promoting health, safety and security
  • Attend statutory and mandatory training at the required times to maintain and update skills.
  • Maintain high standards of infection control
  • To ensure the security of the premises, property and self.

Personal and professional development

• Using personal security systems within the workplace according to Practice guidelines
• Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
• Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
• Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
• Actively reporting of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised.
• Keeping own work areas and general / patient areas generally clean, assisting in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness consistent with the scope of the job holder’s role.
• Undertaking periodic infection control training.
• Reporting potential risks identified
• Conform to health and safety legislation, taking the necessary actions to manage risks and acting as a role model in promoting health, safety and security
• Attend statutory and mandatory training at the required times to maintain and update skills.
• Maintain high standards of infection control
• To ensure the security of the premises, property and self.

Setting an example

Positively and effectively project the BGPF’s values, philosophy, activity and outcomes with all levels and disciplines of staff

Communication

  • The post-holder will establish and maintain effective communication pathways at all times with colleagues, management, patients, carers and other health care Professionals
  • Excellent people skills are essential to engaging all levels of contributors and stakeholders in a diplomatic and meaningful way

Patient confidentiality

  • The post-holder must at all times respect patient confidentiality and, in particular, the confidentiality of electronically stored personal data in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act
  • The post-holder should not divulge patient information unless sanctioned by the requirements of the role

Any other duties

This job description constitutes an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will also be required to carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager. The job requirements may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the BGPF

Closing date: 01/03/2024Job reference: Training Pod Lead NurseJob type: Fixed termStaff group: Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredJob location: BuryEmployer: Bury GP FederationSalary: £50,952.00 - £57,349.00Salary range: £50,000 - £60,000AfC pay band: Band 8a