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Senior Clinical Devices Trainer Medical Devices

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Medical Devices Trainer working with the Hywel Dda Health Board - Medical Devices Training Team (MDTT). The duties will include:

Providing evidence-based specialist training on all high risk Medical devices, focusing onMedical device safety, quality, and embedding change within clinical practice.Planning, coordinating and delivering aspects of the Health Board training Programme.

Main duties of the job

Work with the Medical Devices Coordinator to identify devices that require training and/orassessment.o Develop training strategies for identified high risk medical devices.o To provide evidence-based training on defined medical devices.o Develop, plan and coordinate the training programme for all identified medical devices.o Liaise with training providers from companies to ensure training and assessments are of a suitablestandard and that staff training is recorded on the ESR system.o Ensure that all training and assessments are recorded via the Health Board ESR/OLM systems.o Evaluate and report on provision and attendance on training.o Develop, supervise and support current and new work based trainers.o Arrange regular clinical days to maintain credibility

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
  • Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest
  • Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire
  • 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres
  • Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services
  • Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Interviews will be held on

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Appropriate professional registration i.e. NMC/ HCPC / Clinical technologist register.
  • Successful completion of or able to work towards a PGCE.
  • Evidence of medical device competencies appropriate to their role


  • Recent experience of clinical skills education.
  • PGCE



  • Broad range of clinical / technical experience.
  • Evidence of previous contributions towards training and education.
  • Demonstrates an excellent understanding of use medical devices


  • Experience of conducting audit and research

Language Skills


  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Glangwili General Hospital

Dolgwili Road


SA31 2AF

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