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Clinical Practice Facilitator: Paediatric ICU

Portland Hospital – London
Full time
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Clinical Practice Facilitator: Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

London: The Portland Hospital for Women & Children / Our off-site training centre

Full time: 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri


Salary: £Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development) 

We’re looking for a Clinical Practice Facilitator (CPF) to join our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at The Portland Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC and the only independent hospital in the UK entirely dedicated to women and children. The high level of specialist knowledge at The Portland is reflected in the services we provide, offering clinical expertise across Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Women`s Health.

As a Clinical Practice Facilitator, you’ll play an important role in enhancing the professional practice of our teams. We'll look to you to ensure the effective delivery of high-quality educational programmes for both new and existing nursing staff, collaborating or potentially leading on the development of the onboarding process for nursing.

Day-to-day you’ll drive educational initiatives that not only meet regulatory standards, but that elevate the standard of care we offer, using your expertise to identify practice gaps in and implementing educational activities to address them. You’ll need in-depth clinical knowledge, and great interpersonal skills to succeed, but if you share our passion for exceptional patient care we can offer you the chance to build a career at the very forefront of healthcare.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.

What you’ll bring:

  • RN with current NMC PIN

  • First level degree in Paediatric Nursing

  • A post-graduation certificate in education with a recognised mentorship qualification

  • Extensive experience in clinical education; substantive experience in relevant nursing specialty

  • Post Graduate Module in Practice Education

  • Train the trainer qualification desirable


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Clinical Practice Facilitator on our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

  • Group Life Assurance from day one

  • Critical illness cover

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

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