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Clinical Skills Facilitator – Respiratory Support Skills (Band 6)

Rainbows Hospice
Post date
6 June 2024
Closing date
7 July 2024
Lark Rise Loughborough
£35,392 Pro-rata
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Are you a registered Nurse or qualified Physiotherapist? Do you have experience of complex respiratory support and invasive ventilation skills? Are you experienced in delivering relevant education and training competencies? If so, this could be the role for you!

Rainbows hospice in Loughborough, is the only children’s hospice in the East Midlands, we provide specialist end-of-life, palliative and respite care to babies, children and young people (BCYP) with conditions that means their lives may be shorter than most. In order to provide this excellent care, we strive to support, develop and educate our nursing staff and HCA’s, ensuring the level of knowledge, skills and competence required is developed and maintained.

Within our clinical education team, providing this development to our clinical staff, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Nurse or Physio to join us as a Clinical Skills Facilitator.

Focusing on Ventilation and Respiratory Support, you will facilitate and deliver training of clinical skills to the Care Team who are every day dealing with the increasingly complex technical needs of our babies, children and young people. You will be an effective role model and provide support in building the Care Team’s competencies and confidence.

This role is part time 22.5 hours per week over 3 days with need for flexibility in line with our service needs. There may be times when you will need to work twilight nights or early mornings in line with clinical staff’s rotas.

This role will be based at our Hospice on Lark Rise, Loughborough.

Our Benefits

In addition to Agenda for Change pay scales, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice, Lark Rise, Loughborough.
  • Eligibility to join blue light card discount scheme.
  • Bupa Cashback plan.
  • Life Assurance.
  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holiday allowance.
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Access to occupational health.
  • Opportunity for current NHS pension scheme members to transfer their membership.
  • Contributory pension scheme or salary sacrifice pension scheme.
  • Affordable meals at the Hospice, Lark Rise, Loughborough.
  • Opportunity to complete CPD courses and expand on your own professional development.


It is essential for this role that you are a registered Nurse or qualified Physiotherapist with experience of complex respiratory support and invasive ventilation skills, working with children who have complex needs. You will have managerial, organisational and leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop staff members within their clinical skills development and education.

It would be desirable for you to have experience working within palliative care and the ability to develop relevant education and training agendas/resources.

Further requirements can be found by downloading the Person Specification.

For further information about this role and the responsibilities please contact Catherine Munsey, Lead for Education (Clinical), on

To apply for the role please follow the link here to complete an online application form. If you require an alternative method of applying or would like to discuss reasonable adjustments further, please contact the people team at

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and barring Service Check) and pre-employment checks.

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