Education Trainer

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year subject to AfC grading
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised Education Trainer to join our newly established Sexual Abuse and Assault Pathway in North Staffordshire. This role is to work exclusively in the Sexual Assault services pathway provided by North Staffordshire combined NHS Trust, VCSE (Survive and Woman's aid) and Staffordshire police crime commissioner.

Main duties of the job

Ensuring and enhancing the provision of high quality education and training with regards to trauma-informed mental health support for victims of sexual assault, abuse and violence.

Provide efficient co-ordination and delivery of related training and education opportunities in relation to the SAAS Service. This will include training for Trust staff, voluntary sector partner services, wider system partners to increase awareness and understanding. Delivery and facilitation to service users where relevant will be required to promote and inform about the service.

About us

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust is a leading provider of mental health, social care, learning disability and substance misuse services in the West Midlands.

We are a forward-thinking Trust and are extremely proud to have attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), one of only two specialist Mental Health Trusts in England to be awarded this.

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it' and the way we do inclusion is no exception. As a 'Disability Confident Employer', we very much believe that inclusion is something that you feel when you work at the Trust and we are continuously developing our culture of inclusion. Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be required to support a breadth of training and education delivery pertaining to the experience and mental health needs of victims. This may include delivery to allied professionals, voluntary and community sector services, service users and peer support networks.

The SAAS Team Education Trainer should be friendly and approachable, organised and effective, able to build relationships, run events and above all, be passionate and prepared to work hard to ensure that service users have a real voice in shaping and improving peoples experience of the service.

Person Specification



  • Degree level qualifications. NVQ assessor



  • Thorough understanding of education and learning in relation to health and social care and/or sexual assault or abuse services.


  • Up to date experience within a training role (last 12 months)



  • Ability to create, deliver and evaluate effective training packages to meet the requirements of the Service and appropriate legislation.


  • Project management awareness associated with educational change.



  • Ability to set priorities and work under pressure

Employer details

Employer name

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust


Harplands Hospital

Hilton Road



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