Positive Engagement Trainer - Band 5

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

This role is a facilitator within the Positive Engagement Team, the job holder will be responsible for the effective delivery of all physical intervention training and its theory components Trust wide, supported by the PET Specialist Advisor (Deputy Anti-Crime advisor). They will support in accordance with accepted standards of practice and in line with ULHT pre-determined learning objectives in designing, implementing and evaluating physical intervention training programmes for clinical staff across the Trust.

The post holder will ensure that ULHT meets its legislative requirements, Health and Safety Executive standards and CQC standards for a secure environment and safe practices relative to staff, patients and other users of Trust premises.

Main duties of the job

To work within the United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust as a facilitator across all clinical and all Trust sites, supporting patient and staff safety within the Positive Engagement team. To promote a philosophy throughout the organisation of empowerment and least restrictive practice in line with the Trusts vision, values and goals. Similarly, in accordance with best practice from both a legal and ethical perspective

Advise and offer guidance regarding the appropriate safer actions for staff in relation to individual patients in clinical areas. This may include direct engagement with patients displaying challenging behaviour by responding or advising on incidents across the trust

Remain abreast of contemporary theory and practice in this field to develop the role and ensure practice is evidence based

To deliver of a range of training events and activities in accordance with accepted standards of practice and in line with pre-determined learning objectives.

Support staff who have been physically assaulted in the working environment and advise on cases where assaults have some element of clinical causation. This includes making contact with staff who have been assaulted, ensuring they have been signposted to appropriate support (i.e. Police, Occ Health) Review staff's experience of the incident & training needs

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - \Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description and if you like what you see then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!!!

Person Specification



  • Knowledge of security and anti crime policies, procedures and practices; acquired through specialist training in security and management plus significant experience in the security industry to degree equivalent level


  • Teaching, training or mentorship qualification or experience to an equivalent level
  • Presentation skills training
  • Report writing training

Previous Experience


  • Experience of Restraint reduction and security management from working in a large, complex organisation over multiple sites, preferably within a healthcare setting


  • Experience of Security and safety management function in the NHS environment

Knowledge, Skills and Apitudes


  • Working knowledge of education preferably as part of a health care organisation and a work based learning ethos
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and regulatory guidance in relation to restraint reduction and Violence prevention and reduction
  • Able to act with integrity, sensitivity and patience
  • Able to build effective relationships with people
  • Able to make judgements on suitability of resources and training for learners needs
  • Proactive and professional solution focused attitude
  • Maintaining concentration for periods of time
  • Inclusive of all staff and service users / patients


  • Evidence for the teaching and learning/education facilitation, especially in relation to restraint reduction and security related matters
  • Experience of designing and delivering high quality training to small and large groups
  • Experience of updating and creating digital learning such as updating webpages
  • Experience of corporate education such as induction, statutory and mandatory training



  • Ability to travel to different sites across the area delivering training
  • Ability to undertake and demonstrate physical skills in clinical holding and restraint

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