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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/09/2021.

Band 7 Clinical Trainer and Practice Development Facilitator

Job Reference: 313-A-21-101542-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Clinical and Professional Development Team
£40,057 - £42,121 pa

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Directorate of Mental Health

Clinical Trainer and Practice Development Facilitator

Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP)


Band 7


Bridge Park Plaza, Thurmaston, Leicester, LE4 8BL


Are you passionate about high quality patient care?


Would you like to take the next step in your career whilst making a real difference to both patients and staff?


We are looking to appoint a highly motivated nurse or allied health professional to work as Clinical Trainer and Practice Development Facilitator across the directorate.


You will need to have clinical experience in a mental health environment and be able to develop, manage and deliver a range of training within MHSOP and across the directorate, as well as working with staff in clinical services to develop their practice skills.


The post holder will provide clinical education, professional development and leadership programmes across the directorate to ensure that the clinical workforce is fit for practice and purpose and able to respond to changes in patient care delivery.


For further information please contact:

Claire Armitage, Deputy Head of Nursing (Community), Directorate of Mental Health or Simon Guild, Deputy Head of Nursing (MHSOP), Directorate of Mental Health Telephone 0774 7104 083 Telephone 0778 5527 450

Applicants must be car drivers and able to travel for training delivery.


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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