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Clinical Skills Trainer

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We're looking for an experienced Clinical Skills Trainer to join out team.

The ideal candidate will be a skilled practitioner who will act a professional role model in delivering clinical skills, training and professional development for a range of clinical staff. There will be a focus on providing Basic Life Support, and Moving and Handling training with the expansion of other clinical training that supports service, and organisational priorities.

Main duties of the job

Duties will include:

Take a support role in the provision of clinical education, clinical skills, professional practice and expertise for staff, including creating and planning new programmes of training to meet clinical need and clinical risk.

Develop an expert focus for holistic assessment and care planning (to include record keeping)and development of core clinical skills within Community settings

Participate in the development, implementation and delivery of competency based clinical education, supervision and assessment of staff in the practice setting.

Have responsibility to maintain clinical knowledge base and meet professional registration requirements

Provide professional leadership to staff with regard to assurance of clinical competency

Be a confident, autonomous practitioners within own limits of competency and confidence, taking responsibility for the care they give to service users and their families / carers.

Acting as a professional role model facilitating and supporting the delivery of effective care by use of clinical reasoning and decision-making skills, in line with best practice.

To foster enquiry and contribute to new ideas and innovations in the development of professional practice

Provide and promote effective clinical expertise and to act as a role model in providing quality care.

About us

One of the largest community NHS trusts in the UK, KCHFT are rated 'outstanding' by the CQC. We've got a passion for delivering high standards of care to patients and deliver excellent services to improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our valuesCompassionateAspirationalResponsiveExcellent.

We're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, which leads to better patient care and a happier workforce. So, all our colleagues have equal access to career opportunities.

We've signed up to be a real UK living wage employer. The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate voluntarily paid by 7,000+ UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a fair wage. Committing to the real UK Living Wage is one way we're delivering our pledge to be the best employer.

Flexibility is another way we do this. In the NHS, we're reminded every day how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement without having to sacrifice time for personal interests or family commitments. We'll support you to work flexibly in a way that will suits us both.

Looking for professional development? We can support that too! Ourcareer pathwayswill help you achieve your aspirations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job description and person specification gives you all the information you need about this role. Please look carefully at the criteria in the person specification and tell us what you have done that shows you meet this.

Still have questions? The recruiting manager would love to hear from you, their contact details can be found in the job advert.

We can get a lot of applications for some roles so to be in with the best chance of being shortlisted please make sure you apply as soon as possible. A vacancy may close early if there is a lot of interest in the job.

If you need an application form in an alternative format please let our recruitment team know so they can help you with this.

All information you supply on your application should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. Interviews are due to take place on the 3rd January 2024.

Find out more about the community differencehere.

Good luck! We cant wait to meet you and welcome you to #teamKCHFT, #cometocommunity

Although vaccination against COVID-19 is not mandatory, we are strongly encouraging colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles who have direct or social contact with patients to be fully vaccinated. In this way we will be doing all we can to ensure your safety and that of your colleagues and the patients we serve.

Person Specification



  • Health related degree
  • Register healthcare professional (HCPC)


  • PTLLS/DTLLS, PGCE or Certificate in Education
  • Working towards Master level study



  • Experience of designing and delivering learning and development interventions
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in area of practice


  • Experience of leading and managing teams
  • Experience with the use of Microsoft Office and a variety of IT packages

Specialist knowledge


  • Understanding of National Service Frameworks and NICE guidance

Skills and abilities


  • Ability to communicate complex, sensitive information to individuals and groups
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of people at all organisational levels across different sectors

Personal attributes


  • Ability to motivate and organise others to ensure best practice.
  • Flexible and adaptable

Employer details

Employer name

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust




TN25 4AZ

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