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Expert with Lived Experience

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year dependant on experience
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
Oliver McGowan Expert with Lived Experience Co-Trainer

NHS Band 5 (�28,407 - �34,581 pro rata).

There is an opportunity depending on experience to offer these posts as a band 4 developmental post with a supportive framework to develop you to a Band 5.

Hours per week: various hours available

Experts with Lived Experience Co-trainer

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team. We are looking to recruit people to co-deliver the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training in Learning Disability and Autism in Coventry and Warwickshire.

This role is for people who are autistic and/or have a learning disability.

How to apply

Please choose one of the following options to apply:

1. Complete and submit the TRAC application form

2. Complete an Easy Read or Plain English application form

3. Send a video or voice recording. Please make sure you cover all the questions in the application form.

If you are not applying via the TRAC system, please send your application form or recordings to

If you have any questions or need any support to submit an application form, please email the team

Main duties of the job

This role is for people who are autistic and/or have a learning disability.

You will work together with a facilitating trainer to co-deliver face-to-face and/or online training.

This is a national training programme. It is important for you to be aware that the training covers sensitive and potentially upsetting subjects.

You can find out more about the training here -

The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Trainingon Learning Disability and Autism | NHS England | Workforce, training and education

We will provide you with full training and ongoing support to help you develop in your role and maintain your wellbeing.

We have different hours of work available. Each training session is half a day. The number of sessions you work each week is flexible.

You will work as part of a team helping to make a difference to the lives of people who have a learning disability and/or autistic people.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role:

You will help to deliver training to staff who work across health and social care services. The training focuses on making positive changes to reduce inequalities.

You will be supported to share your lived experience in a way that is safe and comfortable for you.

A successful candidate will be:

autistic and/or have a learning disability

confident to communicate in front of a group of people using your preferred communication method

able to travel to your training venue, with support if required

able to demonstrate respect to others before, during and after training sessions

willing to keep learning and help to improve the way we deliver the training

reliable, trustworthy and able to keep information confidential

Person Specification



  • Have a Learning Disability and or be Autistic

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Wayside House



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