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Improvement Trainer & Coach

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced improvement trainer and coach to join the Dudley Improvement Practice

We're doing some exciting work at Dudley with our continuous quality improvement programme and are looking for someone who enjoys training and supporting people to improve their work, services and experience for patients.

Would you like to put your coaching and facilitating experience to use to develop a trust-wide culture of continuous improvement?

You are highly motivated, with excellent communication, administration, presentation and customer service skills. You are someone who enjoys delivering exceptional projects the department can be proud of.

Due to the need to interact with, support and build relationships with staff and teams within the trust, you will be working onsite with our people in Dudley. There is very limited opportunity for home working.

Main duties of the job

  • Training, coaching and supporting staff in their improvement activities and projects.
  • Delivering training in the trust's Continuous Improvement method - Dudley Improvement Practice.
  • Working with Improvement and Organisational Development to provide bespoke improvement and leadership workshops for teams and departments.
  • Tracking and reporting improvement activity across the trust.
  • Coaching individuals and small groups with their improvement projects.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification



  • Batchelors degree or equivalent


  • Teaching or coaching qualification or course attendance



  • Sufficient experience as a trainer or facilitator


  • Coaching Experience



  • Facilitation competence


  • Continuous Improvement capability

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Road



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