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Trauma-Informed Care Clinical Practitioner

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 includes 5% fringe HCAS, per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you passionate about creating a workplace that is trauma-informed? If so, we want to hear from you. An exciting opportunity has arisen to deliver our trauma-informed approach (TIA) training programme across organisations in Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System (ICS) and Frimley South ICS. You will work as part of the Trauma-Informed Care programme to coproduce and deliver training for staff from a range of professional backgrounds and services.

We have been delivering a highly successful programme of teaching and consultation to help transform how organisations work for our staff and the people who use services. We know that these are challenging times for every service and staff wellness is vital for us to be able to deliver high quality services to support our communities. You will be part of a cross-organisation project with Surrey Heartlands ICS, Frimley ICS and the Changing Futures Programme.

Main duties of the job

A suitable candidate will have knowledge of TIA and experience of working with mental health difficulties and in coproduction (particularly people who have used services). This post is appropriate for Nurses, OTs, Social Workers, Clinical/Counselling Psychologists, CBT Therapists. You will have experience of coproducing high-quality training in a variety of formats. We take pride in embracing diversity within our staffing and encourage and welcome people from all backgrounds. We would love to hear from those who identify as being ethnic minority or having a disability too as otherwise these areas may be unrepresented.
  • Coproducing training on TIA and related topics using evidence-based literature
  • Delivering high quality, interactive training on trauma-informed approaches, adapting to the needs of the attendees and format being used (Teams or f2f)
  • Develop resources to support the training
  • Evaluating the training programme using a variety of methods and analysis
  • Supporting the write up of findings and dissemination of these
  • Supporting services to implement TIA through consultation

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description & person specification document for more information on the requirements for this job.

Person Specification



  • Registered with one of: NMC, HCPC, BABCP, social work England
  • Degree level in relevant field or equivalent


  • Additional training in trauma, trauma-informed approaches
  • Evidence of additional, relevant CPD
  • Additional training in teaching



  • Strong knowledge of trauma-informed approaches, their benefits and implementation
  • Working with mental health difficulties relevant to the trust and services, including for staff
  • Experience of developing and facilitating training
  • Experience and knowledge of working with psychological trauma
  • Proficient in all microsoft programmes including MS Teams


  • Experience of coproduction with people using services
  • Experience of evaluating projects
  • Experience of working across different disciplines and services

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


18 Mole Business Park

Randalls Road


KT22 7AD

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