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Lead Trainer – Physical Interventions Training

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Trainer to become the Lead Physical Interventions Trainer (LD and the developing training for OPMH) within the Positive Behaviour Management (PBM) ABMU, BILD ACT, RRN training standards Certified Physical Interventions Training Department, which sits as part of the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Service Group in SBUHB.

The successful candidate will work as part of a triumvirate that is collectively responsible for the development and delivery of the strategic and operational framework. The lead trainer will take the lead on the ongoing assessment, management, evaluation and delivery of the physical interventions training model - in respect of internal staff teams, service user, families, local authorities, health boards and independent sector organisations

Main duties of the job

To review, develop, monitor and deliver PBM ABMU - patient population specific Training

To facilitate Train the Trainer Workshops

To complete and evaluate internal and external Organisational Training Needs Analysis for all Organisations that commission PBM ABMU Training

To conduct and collate audits

To provide advice, guidance and mentorship to all other PBM ABMU Trainers

To provide advice, guidance and support in relation to queries that are received by the PBM ABMU Training Team (internal and external)

To provide practical support as required in relation to more complex clinical cases

To contribute to the broader Reducing Restrictive Practice agenda

To identify and contribute to research projects

To identify, contribute to and facilitate service improvement/quality improvement

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Person Specification

PBM ABMU or RRN Training Standards Certificated Trainer


  • Holds a current PBM ABMU Trainer certificate or equivalent

PBS qualification


  • Minimum of level 4 PBS qualification achieved



  • Significant experience in the field of Learning Disability/Mental Health Services
  • Teaching qualification


  • Experience of project management
  • Holds a current first aid at work certificate

professional qualification/registration


  • Holds the relevant professional qualification and registration
  • Evidence of working at master level or equivalent

values and behaviour


  • Ability to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines
  • Evidence of working as part of a team as a committed and flexible team player
  • Demonstrates the HB values


  • Ability to speak Welsh

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

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Red Dragon Court - Physical Interventions and PBS Training Department

Block 2, Red Dragon Court South Road, Bridgend Industrial Estate


CF31 3PT

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