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Professional Development Lead

Ty Hafan
Post date
15 March 2021
Closing date
28 March 2021
Sully, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, CF64 5XX
£33,222 to £43,041 dependent on experience
37.5 per week
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We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and innovative Professional Development Lead to our Care Services team here at Tŷ Hafan.

About us

Tŷ Hafan is one of the UK’s leading paediatric palliative care charities and offers care to children and support for their families throughout Wales. We offer comfort, care and support to children and young people with life-limiting conditions, supporting them and their families at our hospice, in the community and in their homes.

Our vision is to see a Wales where children who may die in childhood live a fulfilling family life.

Our mission is to offer a high standard of free care to children in Wales who may die in childhood in order to enrich their quality of life, and support their families during life, at end of life and through bereavement.

Our values are caring, collaborative and professional.

About the role

The postholder has specific responsibility for design and delivery of specialised education and training programmes and professional development initiatives across the care team. This includes successful onboarding of new care staff and, the continuing professional development of existing care staff through education and practice improvement, and revalidation. The postholder is also responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with higher education providers to ensure Ty Hafan fulfills the criteria for specialist practice placements for appropriate health and social care students and provides high quality practice placements.

About you

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Experienced at designing, delivering, and evaluating education and training.
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to engage and build strong relationships at all levels.
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to multi-professional working
  • Able to continuously develop and keep knowledge, skills and practice up to date and maintains practice portfolio/meets revalidation requirements.


For more information on the role please see the full job description and person specification attached. If you have any questions about the role please contact or call 02920 532269. Applications must be submitted via our website

Tips for candidates – all applications and interviews will be assessed using the person specification included within the job description.

Interview date: 12th March 2021

Please note this role is subject to the outcome of a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Basic Disclosure check and two satisfactory references.

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