Building on the success of the NHSE programme, our local CPTH Preceptorship for Newly Qualified Nurses is designed to support adjustment and integration into the workplace following completion of study.

What is it and who is it for?

The Preceptorship is a 24-month programme of funded CPD time, education, mentoring and peer support.

There are 12 places available on the programme, which is open to Nurses working in a Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Practice, who have qualified in the last 12 months. (Candidates must be no more than 12 months post-qualification on the cohort commencement date.)

What is provided for the preceptee:

  • 2 days per month of CPD time for the first 6 months of the programme
  • 1 day per month of CPD time for the remaining 18 months of the programme
  • Monthly Education session
  • Bi-monthly Clinical Supervision
  • Fee-free cervical screening and 2-day immunisations and vaccinations training
  • Support to undertake small QI project in year 2

What is expected from the preceptee?

  • 90% attendance at monthly education sessions and clinical supervision
  • Active contribution to Clinical Supervision sessions

What is provided for the Practice?

  • Funding grant to practice supporting 2 days of CPD time per month in the first 6 months and 1 day per month for the remaining 18 months (£5,160 per programme)
  • Fee-free training for Cervical Screening and Immunisations and Vaccinations

What is expected from the Practice:

  • Provision of an in-practice preceptor who regularly meets with the preceptee
  • Supporting the Preceptee to meet the 90% attendance requirement for the monthly education and clinical supervision
  • Release of the Preceptee for their designated CPD time

Tailored Preceptorship Education

C&P Training Hub has developed a tailored programme of monthly education sessions that all Nurses on the CPTH Preceptorship are expected to attend. The half day sessions (Tuesday mornings) are delivered by experienced clinicians and trainers. This programme is constantly evolving and you can keep up to date on our Preceptorship Education Programme web page here.

Training Hub Learning Programme

Preceptees will also have priority access to the Training Hub’s full learning programme. Check out the events calendar on our website for more information.

Funding is via a grant to the employing practice, there is no funding direct to preceptees.

This Preceptorship is funded by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Integrated Care Board (ICB).

How to apply

Cohort 1 of the CPTH Preceptorship will commence in on 1st October 2024.

Places are limited, there are 12 places available and these will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Once all places are filled, we will be operating a waiting list for future places.

Applications are accepted from the employing practice only, via the online application form below. Applications will close at 5pm on Monday 16th September 2024.


If you have questions on any aspect of the fellowship, please do get in touch: