Mental Health Clinical Training Lead

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 21 July 2024

Job summary

To act as the clinical training lead for the Integrated Access Partnership (IAP).

The role will include the scoping of training needs within the legislative context and Nationally agreed standards of practice.

The team consists of a registered and unregistered workforce and all agreed training plans and learning outcomes will correlate to scope of practice of the designated workforce.

To enable the IAP and SWAST colleagues to deliver of high quality pre-hospital patient care by providing innovative and effective training / education within the mental health field.

Provide leadership, acting as an educational figurehead, promoting high quality patient care, examination, values and appropriate care pathways across the IAP and wider Integrated Care Boards in the SWAST geographical area.

Be responsible for the implementation of strategic objectives and policy in operational activity, providing feedback to ensure compliance and continuous patient-focused performance.

Promote the Trust's strategic objectives via support for specific initiatives as required by line manager.

Engage collaboratively with IAP colleagues and to achieve learning and development goals, using specialist knowledge and service area's to support and facilitate learning.

Engage collaboratively with operational management colleagues to achieve learning and development performance by managing and supporting colleagues training needs. Engage with other trust departments to achieve strategic aims.

Main duties of the job

To support the management team in scoping learning needs of the IAP and wider teams in order to map, develop and deliver training to maximise skill and minimise harm.

To deliver mental health specialist training across the IAP and ICB's in the development of joint services such as the mental health ambulances; session content as agreed with IAP Senior Clinical Lead and L&D.

Manage, plan and perform assessments and knowledge checks to analyse staff performance and judge if performing at a safe standard.

Maintain training materials and deliver annual training updates and reviews or sooner if indicated.

Maintain a contemporary awareness of current legislation and judgements made which impact on practice of mental health clinicians.

About us

Working for us is an experience like no other. We provide emergency and urgent care, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, operating across the largest ambulance region in England and responding to an average of 2,650 incidents every day.

We remain committed to ensuring that we provide the best possible care for all our patients, which is reflected in our new five-year strategy which has continually improving patient care at its very core.

The role is based in Bristol, a lively yet laid-back city with top class shopping, street food, dynamic events and friendly festivals and excellent national and international transport links.

If you embody our values of one team, compassionate and innovative and are looking to make a real difference to peoples' lives, then we would love to hear from you.

In return we will equip you with the skills and resources you need to thrive in your role.

You will have opportunities to progress to roles across the Trust and enjoy continuous professional development.

Benefits

  • Competitive NHS salary
  • A standard working week of 37.5 hours
  • Holiday entitlements of 27 days per year, plus general and public holidays, rising to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Pay enhancements for out of hours, shift and overtime working
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Career and salary progression
  • Car leasing scheme
  • Free parking across Trust sites
  • Staff networks
  • Wide range of discounts from various organisations across the U

Date posted

09 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

202-6300214

Job locations

working from home

Bristol

BS32 4QJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about this role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about this role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Previous experience (Paid/Unpaid relevant to job)

Essential

  • Experience teaching specialist area linked to your substantive role
  • Experience of teaching pre and post-registration healthcare professionals in both class-based and operational settings
  • Experience of dealing with staff at all levels
  • Understanding and experience of training and education of registered healthcare professionals

Desirable

  • Experience of teaching at higher education level
  • Experience of liaison with external stakeholders and institutions
  • Research publications and/or experience designing research projects

Education and qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant BSc (Hons) degree or equivalent professional qualification for your speciality
  • Registered Clinician
  • Significant post-registration experience as a Registered Health Care Professional
  • Relevant qualification to teach specialist subject for CPD training package linked to your substantive role

Desirable

  • Cert Ed or PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification
  • NLS Instructor
  • ALS Instructor
  • AMLS Instructor
  • PHTLS Instructor
  • Level 6 or higher Clinical Supervision qualification
  • Level 6 or higher Mentorship qualification
  • Management or Clinical Leadership qualification
Person Specification

Previous experience (Paid/Unpaid relevant to job)

Essential

  • Experience teaching specialist area linked to your substantive role
  • Experience of teaching pre and post-registration healthcare professionals in both class-based and operational settings
  • Experience of dealing with staff at all levels
  • Understanding and experience of training and education of registered healthcare professionals

Desirable

  • Experience of teaching at higher education level
  • Experience of liaison with external stakeholders and institutions
  • Research publications and/or experience designing research projects

Education and qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant BSc (Hons) degree or equivalent professional qualification for your speciality
  • Registered Clinician
  • Significant post-registration experience as a Registered Health Care Professional
  • Relevant qualification to teach specialist subject for CPD training package linked to your substantive role

Desirable

  • Cert Ed or PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification
  • NLS Instructor
  • ALS Instructor
  • AMLS Instructor
  • PHTLS Instructor
  • Level 6 or higher Clinical Supervision qualification
  • Level 6 or higher Mentorship qualification
  • Management or Clinical Leadership qualification

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Address

working from home

Bristol

BS32 4QJ


Employer's website

https://www.swast.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Address

working from home

Bristol

BS32 4QJ


Employer's website

https://www.swast.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

HR Services Administrator

Ted Mason

ted.mason@swast.nhs.uk

Date posted

09 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

202-6300214

Job locations

working from home

Bristol

BS32 4QJ


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