Trauma Informed Care Clinical Practitioner
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you passionate about creating a workplace that is Trauma Informed? If so, we want to hear from you. An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in our fully coproduced Trauma Informed Care (TIC) programme. You will work as part of the TIC programme to coproduce and deliver training for staff from a range of professional backgrounds and services.
This is an exciting an opportunity to help transform how organisations work for our staff and the people who use services. These are challenging times for every service and TIC is vital for us to be able to deliver high quality services to support our communities whilst looking after our staff.
You will be part of a cross-organisation project with Surrey Heartlands ICS, Frimley ICS and the Changing Futures Programme (includes NHS, social care and charitable organisations). The project aims to help services to work in a more trauma informed way, implement a locally developed TIC framework and codeliver a training and consultation programme to support the delivery and embedding of TIC principles across the organisations in Surrey and NE Hampshire.
Suitable for a Registered Psychologist or CBT Therapist, Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist. We take pride in embracing diversity within our staffing and encourage and welcome people from all backgrounds. We would love to hear from those who identify as being ethnic minority or having a disability too as otherwise these areas may be unrepresented.
Main duties of the job
To work collaboratively with members of the TIC team and multi-disciplinary cross-organisation colleagues to coproduce a TIC training programme for staff working in health, social care and VCSE organisations across Surrey & NE Hampshire.
To co-facilitate delivery of the TIC training applicable for multiple organisations and staff roles.
To support the evaluation and reporting of the training outcomes. To support staff, services and organisaitons to embed TIC principles by offering guidance where appropriate.
To support a Community of Practice for TIC.
To work under the supervision of the TIC Leads.
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.
We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.
Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.
Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.
For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.
Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.
Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.
We look forward to receiving your application!
My job makes better lives by co-developing and co-facilitating Trauma Informed Care (TIC) training to staff working in health and social care across Surrey & NE Hampshire and supporting the development of Trauma Informed Practice. Consequently, improving the interactions with and recovery of all individuals who have contact with and who work within those services.
Job Overview: To work collaboratively with members of the TIC team and multi-disciplinary cross-organisation colleagues to coproduce a TIC training programme for staff working in health and social care and charitable organisations across Surrey & NE Hampshire. To co-facilitate delivery of the TIC training. To support the evaluation and reporting of the training outcomes. To support the system to embed TIC principles by offering guidance where appropriate. To support a Community of Practice for TIC. To work under the supervision of the TIC Leads. This role is a mix of remote and in person working.
Suitable for someone who is interested in and passionate about Trauma Informed ways of working and delivering high quality training that will benefit staff, the people who use our services and the people who care for them. Appropriate for a Clinical/health/Counselling psychologist, CBT therapist, OT, social worker or registered nurse.
To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of clinical work and care. To maintain high standards of care in all areas of practice in accordance with the HCPC Code of Conduct, professional guidelines and Trust Policies and Procedures. To act within the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act (2005). To be aware of and implement Safeguarding Adult and Child Protection Policies, Procedures and legislation.
Working alongside the Lived Experience Practitioner to:
- Co-produce a modular TIC training programme and co-deliver relevant modules to staff within the remit of the project. This may include supporting the development of an e-learning package
- Provide high quality training on TIC that can be accessed and understood by a wide range of clinical and non-clinical professionals. This includes adapting the training as appropriate to the needs of the group, using a variety of learning materials and managing group dynamics. The training may be face to face or virtual depending on restrictions and need
- Develop resources to support the training
- To undertake relevant literature reviews to inform the training
- Support the TIC Leads in driving the adoption and embedding of the principles of trauma informed practice across the system, by providing guidance to participants in implementing TIC within their personal practice and their organisations, following training
- Support a Community of Practice to allow sharing of learning and good practice
- To work closely with the admin team to oversee the allocation of training places and organise the training
- Support advertising of the training, including presenting to teams / organisations where appropriate
- Work in collaboration with multi-disciplinary cross-organisation colleagues from across Surrey Heartlands and Frimley ICSs
- To work with the Senior Clinical TIC Practitioner to evaluate the training programme and report on outcomes
- Attend regular supervision in line with professional and Trust guidance
- Link in with other TIC champions and groups across the Trust and ICSs
- Support the promotion of the training
- Attend relevant training/CPD to keep up to date with relevant literature and amend the training accordingly
- Champion TIC in all areas of your work
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).