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Care Coach

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Nursing and Midwifery
NHS AfC: Band 5
Fixed term: 12 months (Secondment will be considered.)
Part time - 30 hours per week (Monday-Friday)
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Royal Stoke University Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
Salary period
24/06/2021 23:59
Interview date

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

The Care Coach Team, within the Corporate Nursing Education Department, has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated senior nurse who wants to make a positive difference in patient care through the recruitment and education of HCSW.

This is a part-time position 30 hours, during week days,  to cover both hospitals, Royal Stoke and County, working with several services and disciplines across the Trust and with external partners.

If you would like a career change or want to develop your current education role, and if you are passionate about education and you meet the role requirements, we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

To support the Lead Nurse, Lead Care Coach & Senior Care Coach in the development & delivery of education and support programmes for Nursing/ Maternity Assistants within the UHNM.

Promote & implement initiatives aimed at developing & enhancing the quality of Nursing Assistants & support them in their continuing professional development to enable them to achieve agreed competencies.

Act as a credible & professional role model; supporting the Lead Nurse & Senior Care Coach in the pastoral role for Nursing/Maternity Assistants within the post holders defined clinical area of responsibility. 

Ensure that all members of the multidisciplinary team adopt a collaborative approach to patient care, placing the patient at the centre of all decision making & promote the importance of fundamental care at all times. Report directly to the Lead Nurse for Nursing/Maternity Assistants.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please see contact information details

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Degree in Nursing or Midwifery and Nursing
  • Registration with NMC
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching qualification
  • Evidence of CPD


Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 3 years post registration
  • Teaching experience (formal/informal)
Desirable criteria
  • Formal teaching experience within clinical environment
  • Practice supervisor/assessor
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Ana Fouto
Job title
Lead Nurse for Development of Nurs/Mwifery Assist
Email address
Telephone number
01782 675 482
Additional information

Donna Waghorn

Secretary for Education and Workforce Development

01782 675 472

If you have problems applying, contact

University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Springfield Building, Floor 2 (Trust HQ)
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
VOIP: 01782 228396