Roles and Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities

There are several documents that set out the expectations and responsibilities of all those involved in the partnership between student nurses, clinical staff and Link Lecturers in the clinical education of student nurses.

Students are advised that they must follow their placement provider's policies and guidelines at all times while on placement.



Placement learning expectations

Placement Learning Expectations

Student, university lecturer, LEM and practice supervisor and assessor roles

The Nursing and Midwifery Council's Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment have been in force since January 2019, providing guidance on the roles of Supervisors and Assessors.

The Link Lecturer Operating Principles (PDF, 154.7KB) explain how university link lecturers support students, supervisors, assessors and others who support student learning in practice.

Lead Link Lecturer and Link Team (PDF, 159.5KB) - essential activities complement and support the Link Lecturer role.

Academic Adviser role. (PDF, 227.5KB)

Roles and Responsibilities at the Student Interface (PDF, 159.8KB) document outlines the roles of the student, staff working in the placement provider setting, university staff linking with the placement learning environment and others contributing to the placement learning experience.

Practice Supervision of Students - Practice Supervisor role (PDF, 98.7KB)

Practice Supervision of Students - Practice Assessor role (PDF, 118.2KB)

Practice Supervision of Students - Academic Assessor role (PDF, 103KB)

Supernumerary Status