Clinical Education Improvement Fellows Programme
Health Education England South East (HEE SE) in partnership with the Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF), Canterbury Christ Church University, and Council of Deans of Health, are looking to support ten Clinical Education Improvement Fellows in 2022/23 across the South East.
HEE SE and the FNF are pleased to support a second cohort of Fellowship opportunities for Nurses, Midwives, and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) wanting to improve practice education across the South East region. This opportunity is available for up to 10 professionals currently working in the South East region.
We are pleased to confirm that this is a fully funded opportunity where Fellows will be supported to carry out their CEIF role for a period of 12 months, while funding to temporarily fill their substantive posts are provided to their employer.
Virtual Drop In
Join us for a virtual drop in session to ask any questions you may have about this exciting opportunity. You may have questions about your project proposal, or more practical questions. No question is too big or small!
The virtual drop in session will be hosted on Tuesday 19 July 18:00-19:00 via Microsoft Teams. Click this link to join, no booking required – just turn up!
Make a sustainable difference to healthcare education
Successful Clinical Education Improvement Fellows will lead and develop self-identified improvement projects, that can provide further adopt and scale within the following themes:
(Examples are not exhaustive more detail can be found in the FAQ document)
Leadership Development Programme
As part of this opportunity the Fellows will join the Florence Nightingale Leadership Development programme. This programme has been developed with HEE SE to explore and discover their leadership style and develop the essential skills to be a courageous and confident leader. The Fellows will complete this programme alongside their 12 month CEIF role working on a project to drive innovation and quality improvement in the provision of practice placements within their local System.
The programme will be a blended experience of both face-to-face and virtual sessions. Exact dates to be confirmed at interview.
24 June 2022
24 July 2022
25-28 July 2022
29 July 2022
Candidates notified of interviews
8 & 9 August 2022
Interviews (Face to face in London)
You will be allocated one date.
10 August 2022
Candidates notified of interview outcome
Clinical Education Improvement Fellow roles commence
3 October 2022
Welcome Day & South East Networking Event (Face to face in London)
Twitter with Purpose (Virtual )
Facilitated by the WeCommunities team.
Quality Improvement (Virtual)
Presentation of self: presence and impact (Face to face in London)
Facilitated by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA).
Building Your Authority (Virtual)
Facilitated by the King’s Fund.
Political Acumen (Face to face in London)
Facilitated by Eden and Partners.
Action Learning Sets (Virtual)
Celebration Event (Face to face in London)
This Fellowship opportunity is open to registered Nurses, Midwives and AHPs and will be particularly relevant for those who aspire to leadership roles with advanced practice, or clinical education more broadly.
Applicants will need a working knowledge of practice learning and education provision within health provider and partner organisations.
We are looking for registrants already working as an AfC 7 equivalent or above. The funding model is based on the Clinical Education Improvement Fellow being internally seconded into an AfC Band 8a. Backfilling costs to cover applicants existing posts will be provided to the sponsoring organisation from HEE SE/ FNF.
The application, shortlisting and selection processes will be administered by FNF and HEE SE.
Please note before application: