Practice Education Facilitator / Clinical Trainer

Practice Education Facilitator / Clinical Trainer

Location/base: Belfast

Hours: 40

Optical Express is focused on delivering exceptional patient care, outstanding clinical outcomes and continued investment in our people and technology.

For over 30 years, millions of patients have trusted Optical Express with their eye care. As Europe’s leading private provider of laser eye, premium intraocular lens and cataract surgery, our Surgeons undertake more laser procedures collectively than any other provider.  We look after thousands of patients in our clinics every week and it’s a privilege to transform the lives of so many.

The Optical Express team work together, collectively and consistently striving for excellence. We support each other, respect each other and are committed to a culture of care, trust and integrity.

The culture extends to our local communities, through our range of charitable and environmental projects. We focus on doing what is right for our patients, our colleagues, our local communities and our planet.

Are you passionate about delivering high quality patient care?

Would you like to take the next step in your career whilst making a real difference to both patients and staff?

We are looking for committed, enthusiastic and dedicated people to join our forward thinking and growing team.

The successful candidates will have a passion for delivering high quality training and be flexible to work in a dynamic environment.

We are looking to appoint highly motivated Practice Education Facilitators / Clinical Trainers.

The ideal candidates will have clinical experience in a theatre or ophthalmic environment and be able to develop, manage and deliver a range of training across the business.

About the role

The post holder will provide clinical education, professional development and leadership programmes across the business to ensure that the clinical workforce is fit for practice and able to respond to changes in patient care delivery.

You will be highly visible, offering clinical support in ophthalmic diagnostics and theatre practice and have the ability to prioritise and manage the demands of a busy workload.

You will facilitate training for all levels of staff, ensuring that the requirements of the business and the individual are met.

If you believe you have the skills and motivation to succeed in this role we are keen to hear from you. If you are an ODP/Registered Nurse with a minimum of 3 years recent theatre experience (preferably in scrub role) and 1 year in Ophthalmology, please apply now.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Act as a mentor to new and existing members of the clinical team.
  • Oversee induction, clinical training programmes and competency sign off.
  • Identify and assess future and current training needs for teams.
  • Be an ambassador for best practice.
  • Design and deliver training competencies.
  • Maintain training records.
  • Support the opening and mobilisation of new clinics and treatment centres.

What’s in it for you?

  • Rewarding salary
  • Free or discounted optical products/procedures
  • Discounted prescription and non-prescription eye care (including family)
  • Career progression
  • Cycle to work scheme

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation where you will have the support to grow and develop within a professional working environment.

Optical Express is an equal opportunities employer