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Wellbeing & Recovery College Clinical Trainer

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

We are really excited to share the opportunity for a highly motivated clinical trainer to join the Wellbeing & Recovery College (WRC) to use your clinical knowledge and expertise for the co-production and co-delivery of a wide range of recovery educational courses (with a focus on mental/physical/neurodevelopmental health) via a variety of delivery methods including face to face and virtual delivery.

You will be co-producing and co-delivering training packages alongside our lived experience trainers to a range of audiences including students of the WRC, WRC Team and the wider workforce across Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust which at all times takes into account the diverse needs of learners

You will competent and confident in drawing upon your clinical knowledge and professional standards to safely guide and support all areas of the service.

Some of the areas of clinical responsibility/deliverymay include but are not limited to:
  • Management of long-term conditions and maintaining good physical health.
  • Gender identity. Relational security.
  • Equality, diversity and Inclusion.
  • Sensory awareness.
  • EUPD
  • Psychosis
  • Bipolar
  • OCD
  • Range of mental health conditions

Main duties of the job

  • Using your clinical knowledge and expertise for the co-production and co-delivery of a wide range of recovery educational courses and development training on a Trust wide basis
  • Supporting the learning of WRC students and the learning and development of WRC trainers and WRC team
  • Proactively responding to clinical services in the delivery of a competent and skilled workforce.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Co-produce and co deliver training for WRC students, agreed staff groups and internally to the organisation.
  • Manages standard processes for reviewing the effectiveness of practice development initiatives, working closely with external partners, the wider training team and WRC Leads.
  • Co-produce, co-develop and implement e-learning/virtual learning and blended learning initiatives to offer alternative methods of learning for the WRC students and the wider workforce working closely with WRC Operations Manager.
  • Identify, deliver and monitor training required for specific groups through liaison with WRC team.
  • The role will have a specific focus on both mental health, physical and learning disability needs within the WRC.
  • Co-produce and co-deliver specific training packages of a range of mental health conditions to meet the needs of WRC students with mental health, physical health and/or learning disability conditions including (this is not an exclusive list):
    • Management of long-term conditions and maintaining good physical health.
    • Gender identity. Relational security. Dementia care.
    • Equality, diversity and Inclusion.
    • Sensory awareness.
    • EUPD
    • Psychosis
    • Bipolar
    • OCD
    • Range of mental health conditions
  • Develop and oversee assurance mechanisms for training and development to ensure that any training delivered is useful and of a high standard by conducting evaluation of all training activities and adapting programmes as necessary in response to feedback.
  • Contribute to service improvement by interpreting operational training requirements and delivering appropriate training packages in a variety of innovative formats, including in response to new business and tendering activity.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local colleges, universities, health and social care providers.
  • Provide bespoke support to WRC staff in developmental roles or as part of performance management to develop skills and confidence in the delivery and facilitation of training where required.
  • Engage in teaching and assessment of clinical competences within the workplace setting, as required.
  • Work alongside WRC staff to supervise new learning, improve confidence and monitor competence as required.
  • Be responsible for the co-delivery of development programmes that co-ordinate learning for new and emergent roles where clinical skills development is a key aspect of the embedding of such roles into practice, working closely with workforce and development and the relevant professional leads.
  • Ensure that clinical training is delivered in line with the latest evidence-based practice, ensuring that the role is embedded in research in defined clinical areas in order to ensure that teaching is of the highest calibre using evidence-based practice.
  • Undertake audit of WRC offer and educational materials with WRC leads and developing courses to support improvement where deficits are noted.
  • Take a lead on the practical embedding of national best practice research findings in professional practice (such as NICE guidance, resus council guidance etc).
  • Support the development and delivery of the WRC courses, Trainer Development Pathway Programme and Lived Experience Workforce pathway.
  • Deliver mandatory training as required when additional resource is required.
  • Develop opportunities to attract income generation from other health and social care organisations when in the interest of the WRC, Trust and wider system.
  • Develop, sustain and maintain specific training programmes in specialist areas.
  • Utilise skills and knowledge to offer debriefing and coaching to WRC staff following adverse incidents and events utilising themes from these engagements to develop service improvements or educational programmes.
  • Working with WRC team to provide support for new starters.
  • Prepare reports for the review and validation of within WRC and wider within the Trust if required.

  • Person Specification



    • Registered with NMC (active registration) - Mental Health or Learning Disability field of practice.


    • Educated to master's degree level.
    • Post graduate qualification(s).
    • Teaching or training qualification.
    • Professional Nurse Advocate (PNA) qualification.

    Application form and interview


    • Significant experience of clinical practice in a mental health/learning disability setting.
    • Ability to demonstrate and evidence examples of coproduced working.
    • Experience of developing and delivering education and teaching in different settings.


    • Experience of working in a community and mental health or learning disability services

    Appliction form and interview


    • Able to develop learning packages, which support clinical skills and recovery education learning.
    • IT skills and competence in using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


    • Lived/carer experience of mental/physical health issues.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


    St Georges Hospital

    Corporation Street


    ST16 3AG

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