This mini-website has been developed to guide Northern Ireland employers and managers of Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registrants in the implementation, audit and evaluation of perceptorship. It will also be a useful resource for preceptees and preceptors including those responsible for leading and managing preceptorship within their organisations. The Preceptorship Framework will enable a consistent approach to preceptorship for those employed as nurses midwives or specialist community public health nurses.
Click here to download a copy of the preceptorship framework - Appendix 1 provides details of those involved in its development
To understand the relationship between preceptorship, induction and probation view here.
To download and complete the Professional Skill set self-assessment tool for Preceptors and the Preceptorship Audit Tool click here
Throughout your career pathway as a nurse or midwife you should have access to professional support and development in the form of: mentorship, preceptorship and supervision. Hover over the diagram below to find out more about each process.
Please select an option from the left hand side for more information regarding each topic.
Supports individuals throughout their professional career while employed in roles requiring them to be nurses, midwives or SCPHNs.
Supervision of midwives is a statutory system (required by law) for protection of the public from poor midwifery practice, by monitoring midwives’ practice and providing support and guidance to every midwife in the UK. This role is carried out on the NMC's behalf by local supervising authorities in Northern Ireland, as well as England, Scotland and Wales (NMC, 2010).
Click here to login to the NIPEC Online Portfolio website and view the Supervision Record.