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Clinical Manager Moving and Handling

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Moving and Handling champion who is ready for a new challenge or do you have a passion for supporting our staff in delivering safe care to our patients?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Moving & Handling Clinical Manager to work within our team. You will be joining a proactive team, who support all staff across the site in Clinical Practice to develop the essential skills required to achieve a quality of care.

If you are interested in joining a highly motivated and enthusiastic Moving and Handling Team to deliver the Trust objectives and embed our values into all that we do please apply.

Main duties of the job

To work across CUH Trust promoting high quality education and support both clinically and educationally for moving and handling.

Facilitate the mandatory training programmes to meet statutory and mandatory requirements.

Plan, implement and evaluate Trust wide Moving and handling learning programs for learners to enable competent evidence based moving and handling practice.

Work collaboratively in the delivery and evaluation of clinical skills, eLearning and training programmes to meet Trust priorities for newly appointed and existing staff.

Undertake risk management linked to clinical practice, education and training.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values ofTogether - Safe, Kind, Excellentsupport the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

Closing date is midnight on 28th September 2023

Interviews are due to be held on 30th Oct 2023

Person Specification



  • Diploma or degree in Allied Health professions or Nursing (HPC or NMC Registered)
  • ROSPA in Safer Handling of people/ Back Care and Manual Handling
  • Nationally recognised teaching qualification
  • ILM or management qualification


  • Member of National Back Exchange



  • Experience as a Band 5/6 practitioner within the NHS
  • Extensive experience and knowledge in relation to Moving and Handling techniques
  • Experience of coordinating people and teams
  • Experience of current/research based moving and handling techniques
  • Link trainer within the acute setting
  • Experience of collating and analysing data in reference to moving and handling statics and HSE publications


  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience in the management of change in healthcare



  • Knowledge of the legal and ethical issues related to moving and handling risk assessments
  • Significant knowledge of moving and handling best practice in accordance to the NBE
  • Risk management of personal safety including staff and patients



  • Able to problem solve and complete complex risk assessments relating to clinical practice
  • Able to take charge of emergency/care situations and gain support for actions from others, in relation to the needs of the task in order to endorse best practice
  • Demonstrate leadership skills including the ability to lead on projects/ developments in practice
  • Able to work autonomously and as an active team member within a small team
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing situations demonstrating initiative and time management skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and able to facilitate better understanding of moving and handling issues for all levels of staff
  • IT competencies to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of relevant data systems, software and learning technologies

Additional Requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Safe, Kind, Excellent.

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrooke's Hospital - Division F

Hills Road



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