Preceptorship

XT1Z4314Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to developing and maintaining a system of preceptorship which enables the workforce to work towards common goals and objectives to support the trust’s vision of Taking Pride in Caring.

The aim of preceptorship is to enhance the competence and confidence of newly registered practitioners as autonomous professionals.

Have a look at our video about Preceptorship Programme https://youtu.be/0jDmCRB49q4

Through our year long multi disciplinary preceptorship programme we ensure newly qualified practitioners receive the support they need. We will provide you with:

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  • 12 month preceptorship programme to provide a structured approach to support and guide you to make the transition from a student into an accountable and confident registered practitioner
  • Support from a dedicated Preceptor, Professional Development Advisors and Facilitators within each Division and Business Unit
  • Lanyard to denote that member of staff is Newly Registered and part of a preceptorship programme
  • Induction programme including essential to role training and medicines management theory day
  • IT training
  • Divisional specific training – click on the relevant division below to find out more

Newly Qualified Nurses & ODP Recruitment Event
Thursday 16 November, 3-5pm
Click here to find out more and register to attend

Planned Care

Unplanned Care

Integrated Care

By the end of your preceptorship you can expect to find out more about: Preceptorship person

  • Complete a mentoring qualification
  • Preceptor training
  • Additional clinical skills – e.g. male catheterisation
  • Ward improvement projects working with the transformation team
  • Becoming a link nurse
  • Acutely ill patient programme
  • ECG training
  • Peripheral cannulation

If you would like to find out more about the Department of Health Preceptorship Framework click here.


If you would like to be kept up to date regarding our nursing vacancies and events please complete the form below:

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