Clinical Nurse Educators

Children with complex care needs with houses in the background. A blue circle in the middle with the text "Clinical Nurse Educators ensure staff are highly skilled to support complex care needs."Children’s Complex Care are proud to have four Clinical Nurse Educators working across London and surrounding counties. This is a team of experienced, registered nurses responsible for training Healthcare Assistants and Nurses to the highest standards.

Alongside our Clinical Nurse Managers, they design comprehensive training pathways for the staff caring for your child or young person.

This means you can rest assured knowing they have the knowledge, skills and competencies required to support their needs.

Listen below to a snippet from our season one episode on the Voyage Care Voice podcast, to hear a few ways we personalise staff training based on individual needs.

Clinical Nurse Educator – Role and responsibilities

Our Clinical Nurse Educators design robust training programmes that produce skilled and reliable Healthcare Assistants and Nurses. Their guidance and expertise ensures your child or young person receives the best possible care by staff you can trust.

As part of our clinical governance and quality assurance, the Clinical Nurse Educators complete regular home visits, reviews and supervisions to ensure staff are up to date with their training and continue to meet our extremely high standards provide safe care.

You can expect your allocated Clinical Nurse Educator to:

  • Assess staff suitability to support your child or young person.
  • Provide mandatory and clinical complex care skills training for staff that work with your child or young person.
  • Provide bespoke training, so staff have the skills to support individual needs.
  • Ensure training and competencies follow best practice and national guidelines.
  • Liaise with your Clinical Nurse Manager to ensure care provision is safe, personalised and effective.
  • Complete staff clinical supervisions in the home for quality assurance.
  • Update staff training based on best practice and new legislation.
  • Provide staff with refresher training in key areas where needed.
  • Complete annual reviews and staff competency assessments.

Consistently meeting needs

Our Clinical Nurse Educators are there for you throughout your journey with us. They adapt staff training regularly as your child or young person grows, develops, or their needs change.

This ensures the staff providing care in your family home are always highly skilled and can confidently meet your child or young person’s needs.

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