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Moving & Handling Advisor

Employer
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rotherham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Based in the Estates Governance Team within the wider Estates & Facilities department of the Trust's Corporate Division at Rotherham Hospital, the post holder will work closely with the Moving & Handling Lead to provide moving and handling advice and training to relevant staff across the Trust's acute and community sites.

Main duties of the job

Two key purposes of the role are to:

1. provide effective moving and handling advice

2. deliver high quality training to all staff across the Trust.

We seek a knowledgeable colleague with a blend of skills, knowledge, attitude, training and experience to deliver the three key purposes of the role. The successful applicant will be self-motivated with a passion for driving improvements in patient experience. They will enjoying working collaboratively in a dynamic multi-disciplinary team within the Estates department.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire as part of the Integrated Care Board where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas, including workforce development. We combine our patient first approach with innovation and care against a backdrop of system working, as encapsulated in our Trust values

AMBITIOUS - We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent health care for our patients.

CARING - We embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients. We also care for each other as colleagues and for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.

TOGETHER - We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve. Getting the right leaders in the Trust is critical to achieving.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, for both our patients and our workforce.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of people handling in a clinical environment.
  • Experience of the risk assessment process and its application into practice.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of safe people and load handling techniques and the use of manual handling equipment within the acute hospital and community.
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant legislation, relevant codes of practice and Department of Health guidelines appropriate to moving and handling.
  • Undertaken up to date continuing professional development (CPD) in moving and handling.
  • Computer literacy in the use of MS Office programmes, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook.


Desirable

  • Knowledge of the use of electronic patient records.


Qualifications

Essential

  • Validated Level 4 Advanced Manual Handling trainers qualification or equivalent (or working towards or willing to achieve within 6 months).
  • Validated teaching qualifications, e.g. City and Guilds 7304/PTLLS.
  • Completed recognised risk assessment package.


Desirable

  • Completed recognised Display Screen Assessor (DSE) course (or willing to achieve within 6 months).


Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Moorgate Road

Rotherham

S60 2TY

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