Nurse Tutor

Position: Nurse Tutor

Contract type: Full time, Permanent. Remote role, travel around the UK required with appropriate notice given when travel is required

Salary: up to £40,800

About Cera

Cera is a digital-first healthcare-at-home company delivering care, nursing, telehealth and repeat prescription services in people’s homes via technology. In under five years, Cera has expanded to 10,000+ staff across the UK and Germany, delivering 40,000+ healthcare visits a day, and has grown from zero to nearly $300M revenues. Every day, Cera delivers healthcare services equivalent to 40 hospitals or 1,000 care homes, and has grown 100-fold over the past two years making it one of the fastest growing businesses in Europe.

Cera currently holds more than 160+ partnerships with the NHS and local authorities, and the company’s technology is used by 2,000+ businesses nationwide. It’s technology predicts health deteriorations in patients 30-fold faster than traditional care companies, with its Professional Carers and Nurses responding to over 5,000 ‘high risk’ alerts each day.

Since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cera has delivered 10 million healthcare visits in people’s homes, created 10,000 jobs, and licensed it’s recruitment technology to the UK Government Department of Health to recruit 50,000+ people into healthcare careers.

The role:

As a nurse tutor, you will be responsible for assessing and identifying training needs of nurses and/or carers. The nurses in Cera are responsible for overseeing complex care packages and will need support to update and maintain their competencies and capabilities as well as supporting them to assist the complex care support workers to maintain and update their training needs too. Cera is also providing a development career pathway for carers across the UK and the nurse tutor will be involved in supporting this.

The nurse tutor will also be involved in Coordinating and delivering specific training that is healthcare related in nature and falls outside of the remit of the Regional trainers, in accordance with current best practices. You will adhere to policy and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements and relevant regulations under the direction of the L&D Programme Manager and with input direction and support from the Head of L&D and the Head of Nursing.

The role will be to support the clinical staff in the south of the country and work with the nurse tutor in the north of the country to ensure continuity and consistency in the training delivered.

The role will suit any nurse that has experience in a complex care setting or has had experience of being in a complex environment such as ICU, neuro or A&E as some of the training will be in the use of vents, NIV, bowel care, stoma care, gastronomy feeding, suction, tracheostomy and nebulisers, etc.

The other expected experience will be in teaching, training or tutoring health care professionals. There would be the expectation that you would have a teaching/assessor qualification, be working towards on or willing to complete one as part of your induction, such as an AET, PTLLS, DTLLS, etc

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, design, develop, deliver, evaluate and co-ordinate education programmes that are responsive to the needs of nurses and health and social care professionals.
  • Design and continuously improve and adapt curriculum depending on educational needs.
  • Teach courses and provide training to registered nurses, carers and other clinical and non- clinical staff.
  • Incorporate evidence-based research into educational plans, patient treatment plans, and nursing practices.
  • Serve as a mentor to nurses, and identify growth opportunities and educational needs for practising nurses.
  • Teach procedures and care protocols during clinical rotations including the correct and appropriate medical documentation and coordinate with the clinical site to schedule the training sessions with the participants.

Life at Cera

We champion diversity, inclusion and well-being to create a workplace where you value yourself and feel proud of who you are. We believe in a world where you have the freedom to explore and express yourself without judgement, no matter who you are or where you’re from. Where individuality is a source of confidence, because difference makes the world a better place. People from cultural or gender diverse backgrounds, women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Our team is made up of academics, innovators, start-up accelerators and care experts, all connected by a vision to build a better future for care through the combination of best-in-class carers, empowered by technology.

You have the opportunity to join a purpose-driven company at the tipping point of transformation. You’ll play a key part in the evolution of Cera and make a real impact, now and in the future.

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen everybody at Cera shift to remote working. We are currently introducing a hybrid working model for specific roles. This is something we will continually review in conjunction with the changing restrictions in each of our locations. Ultimately we trust our colleagues to get the work done wherever suits them best, let us know your preferred way of working.