Practice Development Facilitator (Manual Handling Trainer)

East Cheshire NHS Trust

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Job summary

Under the direction of the manual handling manager. The postholder is responsible for ensuring the development and delivery of manual handling training to all clinical and non-clinical staff and coordinating training activity to ensure the organisation complies with moving and handling legislation and is compliant with external standards e.g. CQC.

The role requires an enthusiastic, confident trainer with a sound knowledge of patient handling practices and equipment,

Main duties of the job

  1. To promote a safe environment and safe patient manual handling through effective training.

  2. Have a visible presence within both the clinical setting and other departments to provide training around manual handling practice

  3. Undertake audits as required; to meet policy compliance.

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, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk .

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

Date posted

10 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£27,055 to £32,934 a year pro rata

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

2 years

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

209-A-22-4752977

Job locations

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL


Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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 www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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 www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk 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

Education and Training

Essential

  • Must have a recognised relevant Health or Social care professional qualification
  • Registered Nurse (NMC), with evidence of extensive post-registration experience in a clinical setting
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Ergonomist

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of extensive post-registration experience in a clinical setting where patient moving and handling activities and equipment were used
  • Data analysis and report writing
  • Resolving conflict
  • Working effectively in multi-disciplinary teams

Knowledge

Essential

  • An interest in and knowledge of current legislation/guidance related to manual handling
  • Knowledge of specialist equipment
  • Understand how to develop surveys and undertake audits

Skills

Essential

  • Developed IT skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Planning, organisation and decision-making skills

Other Role Requirements

Essential

  • Please refer to the person specification for further role requirements
Person Specification

Education and Training

Essential

  • Must have a recognised relevant Health or Social care professional qualification
  • Registered Nurse (NMC), with evidence of extensive post-registration experience in a clinical setting
  • Chartered Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Ergonomist

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of extensive post-registration experience in a clinical setting where patient moving and handling activities and equipment were used
  • Data analysis and report writing
  • Resolving conflict
  • Working effectively in multi-disciplinary teams

Knowledge

Essential

  • An interest in and knowledge of current legislation/guidance related to manual handling
  • Knowledge of specialist equipment
  • Understand how to develop surveys and undertake audits

Skills

Essential

  • Developed IT skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Planning, organisation and decision-making skills

Other Role Requirements

Essential

  • Please refer to the person specification for further role requirements

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

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).

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust

Address

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust

Address

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Manual Handling manager

Cheryl Cunningham

cheryl.cunningham@nhs.net

01625663973

Date posted

10 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£27,055 to £32,934 a year pro rata

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

2 years

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

209-A-22-4752977

Job locations

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL


Supporting documents

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