Practice Educator

Closing Date: 23/02/2020

Salary scale: £ 35,380 – £41,579 (pro rata)
 Hours of work: 40 hours per week (part time considered)
Martin House provides palliative care and support to babies, children and young people with life limiting illnesses, and their families.   The hospice is in Boston Spa, Wetherby and we care for children and young people from across West, North and East Yorkshire.
We are looking for an exceptional and experienced children’s nurse to join our Care Team as Practice Educator.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Martin House Children’s Hospice for a Practice Educator to join the team and provide quality teaching and learning opportunities for students and existing staff working in the hospice and community, providing palliative care to babies, children and young adults from across Yorkshire.
The successful candidate will have substantial post qualification experience in a range of paediatric areas and be able to evidence supporting students and providing learning opportunities for registrants and care support workers. They will also have significant experience and evidence of post-registration education and be passionate about delivering evidence based practice, as well as developing others and themselves to provide a high standard of care to children, young people and their families. Leadership experience would be an advantage.
If you are a children’s nurse with substantial experience in a range of settings, have experience of teaching/mentoring and want to develop yourself and others we would like to hear from you!
Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities and requirements. 
Benefits include 32 days annual leave plus statutory holidays, and recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered).

For further information, or to arrange a visit, please contact Michael Tatterton, or Charlotte Walker (Deputy Directors of Care), or email or  If you are interested in this position, please complete an application form, referring to the Job Description and Person Specification available on this page or contact Sandra Zinkeviciute or Rachel Sherbourne at Martin House, Grove Road, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6TX,, or by telephone on 01937 845045.
  • The closing date for applications is 23rd February 2020.
  • Email applications should be sent to
  • Interviews will take place on 4th March 2020.
We try to keep our postage costs down so if you have not heard from us by 7th March 2020 please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Registered Charity No. 517919
Company Registration No. 2016332, England

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Application Form (Word)
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