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CAMHS Learning and Workforce Development Trainer

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you passionate about children's mental health? Inspiring? Creative?

We are offering a permanent post as Learning and Workforce Development Trainer to a registered professional 3 days per week, and if you have the above traits, we'd love for you to apply.

We are seeking applications from dynamic and committed individuals who have a passion for training and development. If you have a working knowledge of and highly developed skills within the specialty of CAMHS and a desire to cascade these to others, then this post is for you!

You will work closely with the Training and Workforce Development Co-ordinator, and a range of Care Group and Multi-Agency colleagues creating and delivering training sessions, which will enhance the quality of clinical practice and positively contribute to the future Children and Young People's Mental Health and Multi-Agency workforce. With the growth of new roles within the workforce, you will play a key part in supporting the planning, implementation and delivery of various training projects.

22.5 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

  • Assisting the CAMHS T& WDC to support the management of training and workforce development in the division and amongst City Wide colleagues
  • Contribute to reviewing and developing of training and education programmes
  • Deliver training and education programmes
  • Contribute to the provision of a comprehensive learning and development strategy ensuring it is designed to build capacity and capability.
  • Work directly with divisional teams and individuals to ensure practice is of the highest standard

  • About us

    Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.

    We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision to create a healthier future for children and young people.
    • Outstanding patient care
    • Brilliant place to work
    • Leader in children's health

    Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.

    We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    A full job description for the role of Band 6 Learning and Workforce Development Trainer including person specification, is attached as an additional document.

    Inclusive Recruitment & Selection

    We are committed to being an inclusive employer and accurate data capture is an important part of that to ensure we are supportive and representative. Our aim is to ensure that all applicants can see themselves in the available categories on our application form, but we recognise that some of our data capture fields are not inclusive. We have flagged this with our system provider to ask for change.

    We offer encouragement and active support to applicants with additional needs, including those from ethnic minorities, with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you wish to adjust any aspect of the recruitment process or wish to find out more about our recruitment & selection processes, please get in touch with our Recruitment Manager:

    We are continually reviewing our recruitment & selection process to support the long-term aim of Sheffield Childrens being a champion of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. If you have any ideas for improvement, please get in touch with Catherine Gilbert at

    Trust Values

    The Trust is committed to providing great quality patient care and keep children, young people and families at the heart of what we do by following our CARE values:
    • Compassion leading by kindness and showing empathy, understanding and respect
    • Accountability striving to do the right thing and owning responsibility
    • Respect value differences, tackling inequality and fostering a culture of inclusion
    • Excellence delivering a high-quality standard of care

    Person Specification

    Qualifications and Training


    • oEducated to degree level or relevant equivalent experience
    • oEvidence of continuous professional development
    • oTeaching/Training qualification
    • oHave a professional qualification and hold current registration as a - Registered Mental Health Nurse / RN MH, Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker (CQSW/Dip SW, Occupational Therapist



    • oExperience of delivering training
    • oExperience of working across agencies
    • oExperience of developing training packages


    • oMulti agency working
    • oExperience of working autonomously
    • oImplementing education and training strategies
    • oExperience post qualification/registration working in CAMHS

    Knowledge and Skills


    • oPlanning and organisational skills
    • oWell-developed communication skills
    • oProficient all round IT Skills (including Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • oProficient facilitation and training delivery skills


    • oA broad range of therapeutic approaches to treatment
    • oNegotiating/influencing skills
    • oAbility to teach and train a broad range of multi-agency colleagues

    Personal Attributes


    • oMotivated and enthusiastic
    • oProblem solver
    • oSolution focused


    • oEmpowering

    Demonstrates Trust Values


    • Compassion
    • Accountability
    • Respect
    • Excellence

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust


    Becton Centre for Young People

    Sevenairs Road


    S20 1NZ

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