Our Trust Services’ Education team are looking for Practice Development Education Facilitators (PEF).

The Education team is expanding and they want confident individuals to play a crucial part in leading a newly formed team and be responsible for the planning and delivery of the Trust’s practice development provision.

What does a PEF do?

A a Practice Development Education Facilitator, you will be responsible for coordinating and implementing training initiatives for clinical staff across the Trust. You will get to work across both Bristol and Weston sites, while creating a blended practice development offer to meet our workforce priorities.

Our current PEF’s use a customer-focused approach in delivering their training and contribute to the team’s delivery of clinical skills, care certificate, preceptorship, and support worker preparation programmes.

Education plays a significant role in the current context and future ambition of the University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, and an ongoing commitment to education is a core part of the Trust’s strategy.

In return, the Trust can offer flexible hours and secondment opportunities, as well as full training and support for teaching qualifications in the role.

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Our People


At UHBW, we’ll give you the tools and support but you will be in full control of your development. Our nurses know why they chose to continue their nursing journey here, join us and find out your reason why.

We can offer job security in these uncertain times within an organisation that is dedicated to the Wellbeing of its staff.

We are a Trust where patient safety is our top priority. With opportunities to progress in a CQC Rated ‘Good’ Trust why would you want to go anywhere else?

We like to show our appreciation to all our staff for the hard work they put in every day. This includes a generous annual leave allowance, as well as generous maternity, shared parental, partner and adoption leave & entitlements. As a Trust we’re also committed to ensuring the wellbeing of our staff, with a range of support services, resources and provisions on hand to enable this.

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Working for University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust means you are based in the heart of Bristol, a diverse, historic, and vibrant city bursting with food, music, and culture. Whether you like shopping, eating out, or sport and leisure activities, there’s something here for everyone.

Bristol is consistently tipped as one of the UK’s top cities to live, rated for its stunning scenery and social scene. In 2015 it was also named the UK’s first-ever European Green Capital, in recognition of what its citizens have done in terms of making the city a healthier, happier place to live. We’ve put in place a number of green travel schemes, to ensure as a Trust we operate as sustainably as we can.

You will also get to visit and work at our Weston based hospital and enjoy the costal town of Weston-super-Mare. Steeped with Victorian history, there’s plenty of culture to be explored. Which alongside the beautiful beaches, great schools and affordable housing, makes Weston an idyllic place to live.

On top of all this, we’ve negotiated a wide range of discounts with local service providers and retailers, meaning you get great deals on anything from holidays to hairdressing and insurance to theatre tickets.

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