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Leaving NHS to work at University as a Practice Educator

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Oh2beatsea Sun 24-Jul-16 09:56:02

I currently work in the NHS and have done for 20 + years. I am thinking of applying for a Practice Educator post.
Has anyone else moved from the NHS to a University post? Was the pension much different? Does anyone currently work as a PE? Any pros and cons to the role?

Oh2beatsea Thu 11-Aug-16 12:34:00

Just bumping this up incase anyone has any thoughts?

user7755 Thu 11-Aug-16 12:39:05

Will PM you

user7755 Thu 11-Aug-16 12:44:40

Not sure why but I can't PM you hmm

I left the NHS three years ago and work in a university (won't give too many details), I do a lot of placement stuff.

Pension seems pretty good (I don't really know about all that sort of thing). I would say that it is very admin / process driven and that people seem to panic about stuff which is not a major issue. Coming from the NHS where things are genuinely life threatening, when all of a sudden, a (pointless) form not being completed by a particular date or in a particular way becomes a major issue can take some adjustment!

Oh2beatsea Thu 11-Aug-16 12:53:56

Ah thanks User. Yes I can imagine that being an issue for me too!! I tend to think, don't sweat the small stuff - probably the NHS makes you think like that!!
Thanks for the info.

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