This preceptorship resource has been developed to support nurses, midwives and Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCPHN) in their transition to new roles and practice settings from the point of registration and as they progress through their career. It is a national resource that aims to promote consistency in the provision and support offered by preceptorship programmes across Scotland. It also builds on the NMC Principles for Preceptorship and offers guidance to preceptees, preceptors, managers and the wider organisation.
The preceptorship framework is presented under the following headings
Provides an overview of the concept of preceptorship, the benefits of preceptorship and the vision for preceptorship in Scotland.
Describes Flying Start NHS® and the valuable linkages and connections with preceptorship.
Outlines the expectation of organisations to have robust systems and processes in place to support preceptors and preceptees and to evaluate, review continually improve and tailor preceptorship.
Outlines your role and the expectation of your role as a preceptee, preceptor and line manager and organisation/ strategic lead.
Describes a variety of approaches and strategies that you can choose from, and use to support learning and development, and enhance confidence in practice.
Provides information on keeping a professional portfolio and signposts to TURAS Professional Portfolio and NMC Revalidation microsite.
On completion of the preceptorship period, preceptees are encouraged to think about their on-going career development and what steps they need to take to reach career goals and ambitions.