Education & Development Lead

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspiring and passionate nurse educator to join and lead the Education Team. The post holder will work in collaboration with the University of Bolton and Bolton Integrated Care Partnership to ensure that practice-based learning enhances expertise, effectiveness and End of Life Care provisions across the Bolton healthcare economy.


Band 7(£43,742 - £50,056 per annum pro rata)

(dependent upon experience)

30 hours /4 days per week


The Role:

The role will lead on the collaboration with the University of Bolton to develop, plan, deliver and evaluate the End of Life Care programmes within higher education at all academic levels, for staff, volunteers and health care teams.

What you need:

The Education & Development Lead will be a forward-thinking Registered Nurse, with clinical and academic credibility within the sphere of palliative care and a proactive and innovative approach to learning and development.  You should hold a teaching qualification, such as PGCE, as well as advanced communication skills and mentorship training.

The successful candidate will have experience of planning, delivering and evaluating education and training.  You will be proactive and adaptable, as well as a great team player. Experience in successfully managing and delivering change is a key attribute. Proven experience in multi-professional working is key, as you will be working across organisational boundaries, in partnership with a number of external bodies to contribute to the wider palliative and End of Life Care agenda, locally and nationally.

Why Bolton Hospice?

Because our purpose is caring for all our patients and those most important to them really well, together with creating a great place to work for all our people. At Bolton Hospice, you will be welcomed as a valued member of an experienced and supportive team.

We offer our employees an attractive benefits package, including 35 days annual leave including bank holidays, rising to 40 days with long service (pro rata for part-time), generous enhanced maternity package, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, free parking, healthcare cash plan, subsidised meals, option to apply for Blue Light Card and excellent training opportunities. We also offer continuity of service from the NHS with respect to pension and holiday allowance. 


Closing Date for Applications:  Sunday 16th November 2023.

Interviews scheduled for 7th December 2023


To apply please download the job description and an application form & email applications to

For an informal discussion about the role and working for Bolton Hospice, please email a request to and a member of the clinical team will be in touch.


Bolton Hospice welcomes applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief, marital status or sexual orientation.  Any appointment will be made on merit alone.  Any offer of employment for this post will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.  Bolton Hospice has a No Smoking Policy.




Closing date for applications