Professional Development – Core Skills Trainer (Medical Devices)

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


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Job summary

If you enjoy a challenge, are motivated, well organised and have excellent communication skills and would like to join our dynamic and highly skilled Professional Development Team within the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, then we would welcome an application from you.

Main duties of the job

Assist with devising, delivery and evaluation of medical device and manual handling training programmes to all new and existing staff, ensuring that a consistent approach to training is promoted in line with legislation and management of risk.

To work closely with the core skills and clinical skills Team and contribute to their training as appropriate.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a World class service that aligns with our vision of "excellent health care, improved health for all". We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as BAME, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nursing/AHP educated to degree level.
  • Clear evidence of continuous professional development during the last three years.
  • Teaching and Assessment Qualification or relevant experience in medical devices training.
  • Willing to undertake further relevant training for the post.



  • Maintain accurate computer based and manual records.
  • Understanding confidentiality.


  • Excellent knowledge of MS office applications e.g Word, Excel.



  • Substantive post-registration experience.
  • Experience of managing own workload, and others.
  • Experience of managing change within the clinical environment.


  • Experience of undertaking, evaluating and reporting audit and audit data.

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

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Rd



Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Philippa Brazier


Date posted

06 January 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Rd



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