Clinical Training Specialist

at Life Kingsbury Hospital
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist, based at Life Kingsbury  Hospital,Cape Town reporting to Stella Govender, Nursing Standards Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and managing the risk based hospital specific education and training strategy and ensuring all programmes and outputs are aligned to company goals and objectives.


Critical Outputs

Effective management of CPD & other programs for qualified nurses


Plan, co-ordinate and participate in nursing competency requirements of the hospital and nursing function strategy

Provide coaching and mentoring to staff to ensure clinical competence

Effective management of the risk based in-service training programs (including quality)


Plan, co-ordinate and monitor risk based in-service training programmes

Participate in incident investigation

Participate in hospital quality projects, provide feedback, identify deviations and take remedial action where necessary

Identify risks and competence in use of products through in-service training

Effective management of internal and approved external student clinical programs (i.e. planning, facilitating and evaluating)


Participate in the selection process of internal and external students

Ensure the correct management of student administration and resources

Identify relevant learning opportunities and facilitate clinical skills development

Provide feedback on the progress of the students both to the Learning Centre and HOD

Support students with research projects in the hospital environment

Effective research on relevant clinical practices


Identify and formulate a plan of action relating to clinical delivery problems

Effective marketing of the nursing profession


Participate in the marketing of the professional image of the nursing profession

Participate in marketing initiatives with students and learning centres in order to promote nursing as a career

Participate with students in community events to promote the hospital




Diploma/Degree in Nursing (with appropriate specialization)

Post registration nursing experience within relevant healthcare environment

Nursing Education qualification

Specialization in Maternity and NICU will be an advantage

Proven clinical leadership expertise

Specific knowledge and understanding of the legislation governing the practice of nursing

Knowledge of nursing education systems and legislation

Understanding of change management principles

Facilitation and assessment skills

Computer proficiency

Drivers license and car to travel between the College and Hospital

Willing to do hospital call Monday to Friday to cover the hospital after hours

Wiling to work flexi-time (will be required to train staff at night)




Problem-solving, analysis and judgment


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading by example

Motivating and developing people


Interested candidates can send their CV