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Clinical Skills Trainer - Band 6

Job Reference: 427-CEF20212259R

West of England Academic Health Science Network
West of England AHSN
Bristol / Agile Working
£32,306 to £39,027 per annum

Funded by NHS England, The Office for Life Sciences and NHS Improvement, the West of England Academic Health Science Network exists to accelerate the spread of innovative, evidence-based practice to improve health and care in the West of England. We work with all five acute Trusts, five Clinical Commissioning Groups, five community providers, two mental health Trusts and three universities in the West of England. We also work closely with local businesses, small and medium enterprises, Local Enterprise Partnerships and a range of other academic partners to facilitate the adoption and spread of innovation into health and social care.

We are committed to improving outcomes for patients through improving access to research, applying evidence and ensuring consistency of clinical practice. We run projects working at scale to spread evidence-based quality improvements across the region.

Our highly collaborative network accelerates the scale and pace of delivering consistent good practice across our communities. This work is underpinned by high levels of collaboration with industry to ensure that we are innovative, enhance patient outcomes and drive up wealth in our local economy.

We host the Patient Safety Collaborative for the West of England and manage a wide improvement agenda working across all health care sectors. Our aim is to reduce incidents of harm and improve quality. We are committed to supporting and building the quality improvement capability and capacity of our local organisations.

Clinical Skills Trainer - Band 6

West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN)

Fixed term contract -12 months, based in Central Bristol (currently home working due to government COVID-19 guidance)

Agenda for Change - Band 6 - 10 hours per month.

We are seeking to recruit trainers to be part of our RESTORE2 training team and deliver a programme of interactive sessions to staff in the care sector. The training programme offers three different sessions: RESTORE2 Mini, RESTORE2 Full, and RESTORE2 Train the Trainer.

RESTORE2 mini is for non-registered care staff and paid support staff who are not expected to perform observations, and covers “soft signs” of deterioration and structured communication. This training is particularly suitable for non-medical care settings, such as residential homes and supported living, as well as for domiciliary care providers.

RESTORE2 includes training on taking physical observations, including using pulse oximeters, and calculating the NEWS2 (national early warning score) and is suitable for all non-registered care staff, as well as being a refresher or upskilling for registered staff. It builds on the learning from the RESTORE2 mini session, with a view to eventually delivering Train the Trainer sessions as well.

The successful candidate will be a registered healthcare professional with experience in delivering training (either face-to-face or online). Experience of working in a care home setting would be an advantage.

You would join our training team to deliver training sessions to care homes on RESTORE2 hosting a two hour training session around once a week plus additional bespoke sessions to support implementation in local organisations. We support other innovations and safety improvements in the care home sector, and so the content of training sessions may include other topics as the programme develops.

Find out more about our training, please visit out website.

If you are viewing this advert on another website, please visit NHS jobs which has details on the job description, person specification, and how to apply. All applications must be made via NHS jobs we do not accept CVs directly. To find out more about this opportunity please contact: Eleanor Powell, Senior Project Manager, or call on 07879717716

Should we receive high level of applications, this vacancy may be expired early. We therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as you are able to. If you feel you need additional time to do this please contact the recruitment team to discuss how we may be able to help.

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Tier 2 Sponsorship (formerly Work Permit):

Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is appointable as the employing body is unlikely to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test required by UK Visas and Immigration. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

Please note, unless stated in the advert, we are not able to pay interview or relocation expenses.

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