Complex Care Trainer

East Cheshire NHS Trust

The closing date is 27 September 2021

Job summary

Are you a Registered Childrens Nurse who is looking for a challenge?

We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated Childrens Nurse to join our Complex Care Team. The team provides care to children and young people with complex health needs in their own homes.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the training and competency assessment of Health Care Assistants to enable the highest quality care provision to children and young people with a range of complex health needs in bespoke packages of care. You will need to demonstrate excellent clinical, interpersonal, communication and decision making skills and have knowledge and experience of working with children and young people requiring tracheostomy management and invasive and non-invasive ventilatory support. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate flexibility to meet the training needs of the service which will include a shift work in the clinical setting and office hours.

East Cheshire NHS Trust is a forward thinking organisation committed to ongoing service development and providing the highest standards of care. We are more than happy to provide you with further information or if you wish to arrange an informal visit please contact Jane Farr, Complex Care Team Leader on 01625 663365

This post is Permanent.

Hours per week: 30

Closing date: 27th September 2021

Main duties of the job

Work alongside Healthcare Assistants supporting practice, consolidating training and maintaining quality care delivery. Provide clinical training and support for staff from other agencies

Case management of small care packages within the service.

Monitoring and facilitating on going training of all health care assistants

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • RSCN/RN Child
  • Teaching/mentorship or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of working with invasive and non invasive ventilation, tracheostomy's and children/young people with complex health needs
  • Excellent clinical and assessment skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent Inpersonal and communication skills


  • RGN
  • Experience of working in the community
  • Understanding and ability to deal deal with difficult situations

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/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.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/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.

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

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Congleton War Memorial Hospital

Canal Road


CW12 3AR

Employer's website

For help with your application, contact:

Jane Farr


Date posted

06 September 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£32,306 to £39,027 a year



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Congleton War Memorial Hospital

Canal Road


CW12 3AR

Supporting documents

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0300 330 1013

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+44 300 330 1013

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Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Closed Bank Holidays including Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.