Your first year of professional practice is a busy time,
settling into a new environment and adapting to your new role. This
is the time to set up good habits that will enhance your
Newly registered practitioners benefit from regular support by
experienced practitioners during their first year of practice.
Pivotal to this period of transition will be your 'Preceptor'
supporting and guiding you, who will be allocated by your
This relationship is different to your
previous relationship with your mentor/assessor/supervisor during
pre-registration education. In this situation you are both
accountable, registered practitioners and have shared roles and
responsibilities as directed in the CMFT 'Preceptorship
In addition to the corporate induction, clinical mandatory
training and local orientation packages you will receive,
there is a generic 'Preceptee Development Programme'
to support your development
Preceptee Development Handbook
click here for the Preceptee Handbook.
here for the Bespoke Health Visitor Preceptee Handbook
Preceptorship is the key to your professional development.
Please click here for a summary of the key
Study days for Preceptee Development
Preceptee induction will take place
immediately after mandatory training on day 2 of employment and all
resources will be provided on the day including the preceptee
Please see the information below
regarding the study days you will undertake throughout the
programme. Dates for you to attend the sessions will be given to
you at preceptee induction, please inform your managers of these
dates as soon as possible. As this is a mandatory programme it is
essential that you attend/complete all of these days.
It is imperative that if you are
unable to attend an existing booking that you inform the
preceptorship team and your line manager immediately to book
another date and enable your original place to be offered to
another preceptee in the Trust.
You will receive a confirmation letter from recruitment
informing you of the Preceptee Induction
Please click here for the full list of Induction session dates for
At the preceptee induction session you will be given a
letter informing you of the study days below, please
ensure that you make a note of all the dates in your diary and
then ensure that the letter is given to your line
manager/EDP, enabling the study days to be booked in advanace for
the full 12 months
Work/Life Balance and Teamwork Day (expected
completion by month 3/4)
Safe Practice & Professional Development -
E-Learning approach (expected completion by month
Workshop 1 - Self Awareness (expected completion by
Workshop 2 - Decision Making (expected completion by
Workshop 3 - Leadership (expected completion by
Workshop 4 - Preceptor Training (expected completion
by month 11)
Return Certificate of completion of preceptorship
programme to Old School of Physiotherapy Annexe, MRI and evaluate
the Preceptorship programme on Survey Monkey
Please click here to access the Trust elearning
(the Multi-Professional Preceptorship programme is located
under 'Dept/Role specific clinical courses' on the main elearning
home page and when first accessing this page you will be asked to
'enrol me'). Please ensure that you have access to a printer
when first logging onto your preceptorship elearning as you will be
asked to click on the image of the workbook and print it off.
There are scenarios and questions that you have to complete.