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Great Ormond Street Hospital

Lead Practice Educator: Health Inequalities

Job description

Are you passionate and knowledgeable about reducing health inequalities for Children, Young People, and their families? We have a brand new and exciting post for you! Working within the Specialty Training team at the GOSH Learning Academy, and closely with the Deputy Chief Nurse, you will be responsible for designing and implementing strategies to address and reduce health inequalities among our patient population. 

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will require a strong passion to drive change; a proven track record of project/programme management as well as an ability to collaborate and engage with senior members of staff to support them to deliver real change on inequalities, preventions, and early interventions.

Working for our organisation

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.
We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.
We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.
We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.
We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women’s staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust’s mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person specification

GOSH Culture and Values
Essential criteria

  • Our Always values
    Academic/Professional qualification/Training
    Essential criteria
  • Registered Healthcare Professional
  • Educated to master’s degree level (or working towards) or equivalent level of experience
  • Relevant specialist education and training in Public Health and/or Health Inequity
  • Teaching qualification (PG Certificate Practice Education or equivalent), or working towards, or equivalent level of experience
    Desirable criteria
  • Leadership training/qualification
    Essential criteria
  • Significant experience in an education role, or equivalent teaching experience within a clinical role
  • Experience of leading, managing, and developing people, effective teams, and departments
  • Current and extensive knowledge of Public Health and Health Inequity
  • Understanding of inter-professional education relating to Public Health and Health Inequity
  • Education and commissioning structures
  • Experience in leading on quality, governance, standards of care, clinical audit, benchmarking, performance standards and clinical improvements
    Essential criteria
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands and to organise workloads, working to deadlines
  • Quality improvement/practice development skills
  • Excellent managerial, operational, leadership and organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent teaching, training, and supervision skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Able to problem solve and initiate change
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team

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