Wellbeing & Recovery College Senior Trainer

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum full time, pro rata part time
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

At MPUFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:o Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the supportoffered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.o Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matterso \In our Gift providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform changeo The opportunity to purchase additional annual leaveo Opportunities for flexible working (depending on the role)o Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programso Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)o Child Care Vouchers Schemeo Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveyso NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemesMPUFT is an inclusive, disability positive employer, which encourages applications from people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Althoughthere will be requirement to declare any criminal convictions and an opportunity to declare any disabilities during the application process, theseare not exclusion criteria's and will not affect your application. This is an opportunity for you to start the process of an honest relationship with yourpotential line manager, in line with the Trust values.

Main duties of the job

At the Wellbeing & Recovery College (WRC) Hope, Control and Opportunity is at the centre of everything we do. With this in mind we are looking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced and compassionate mental/physical health lived experience senior trainer to co-produceand co-deliver a range of recovery focused educational courses which support the wellbeing of us all within our communities coming alongsideother trainers and students to offer professional and/or peer support and guidance in a variety of areas.The main duties of the job are:o To accurately draw upon Lived Experience knowledge and expertise to co-produce and co-deliver quality recovery education courses. We are looking for trainers who can deliver on a variety of subject areas including but not limited to Self-Esteem, Diabetes, OCD, Bipolar, Self-harm, Personality Difficulties, Psychosis, Trauma, LGBTQ, Disordered Eating and general and physical wellbeing.o Ensure co-production is visible throughout.o Supporting other trainers with co-production of new materials or amendment of existing materials including professional support for other trainers.o To work collaboratively with the WRC Team including team meetings, staff development sessions, student placements, learning &development and staff wellbeing.

About us

By joining Team MPUFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by;
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rate s
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Wellbeing & Recovery College (WRC) Senior Trainer

The key role is to co-produce and co-deliver recovery focused educational materials within the Wellbeing & Recovery College (WRC). A presentation exploring how you would bring co-production into this role will be asked for in the interview.

The postholder will undertake the following duties and responsibilities at all times.

Wellbeing & Recovery College Day-to-Day Operations

1. To be trained as a trainer in the college and to co-produce and deliver high quality recovery education courses in various subjects asagreed with the WRC Co-ordinators2. When teaching there may be exposure to distressing or emotional circumstances which could be highly sensitive as well as whensupporting other trainers who are teaching in the classroom as a regular occurrence. When sharing professional/lived/carerperspectives you may experience a range of emotional reactions including distress.3. Effective communication and liaison with trainers, including supporting trainer development, and identifying training partnerships4. Take a lead on safeguarding and crisis management within classes.5. Building relationships to support the college with empathy and excellent interpersonal skills.6. Working autonomously and effectively to manage interpersonal challenges in a variety of settings, whilst appropriately usingsupervision.7. Identifying training partnerships and negotiating with trainers course production and delivery.8. Actively promoting the college with all stakeholder groups.9. Operate at all times from an inclusive values base which promotes recovery and recognises & respects dignity10. Ensure that co-production is visible throughout11. To attend and complete relevant training courses including the WRC Train the Trainer course12. Be active in the development of quality measure across the WRC

This role has an essential requirement for having and using Lived experience in a role (either voluntary or paid employment) to support others. We recognise that Lived experience can come with other challenges and adverse life experiences.

We would very much encourage you to reflect the above, alongside your other skills, attributes and experiences, when thinking about how you meet the requirements of the person specification and submitting your application.

Application form and interview

Degree level qualification in health or social care or equivalent knowledge and experience gained through any combination of alternative study, employment or voluntary work.

Having and using Lived Experience in a role to support others.

Evidence of teaching/training or educational experience.

Ability to demonstrate and evidence examples of coproduced working

Experience of planning, organising and scheduling activities of self and others in a pressured working environment with changing priorities.

Experience of using zoom to facilitate session with individuals or groups

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of co -production and the principles of recovery education

Ability to travel as required in the role

Person Specification

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