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RTS Supervisor

West London NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 Per Annum Inclusive of Allowances
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a well-established and resourced Health and Fitness team. The team work with patients with a primary diagnosis of server mental illness or personality disorder based within the high security, forensic hospital environment.

The hospital has moved to a new bespoke hospital is the most modern high security forensic hospital in the country. The hospital focuses on innovative care to a challenging and interesting patient group. We have a strong commitment to multi-professional working within the clinical teams, focussing on reducing risk and offending behaviours.

We are looking for a resourceful, motivated person who can demonstrate skill in engaging patients in physical activity, sports and working with patients who are unmotivated to engage.

There are opportunities to progress in the service and are opportunity to see how other clinical role work on the wards an in vocational areas.

Main duties of the job

The post holder role is to activity motivate and engage patients and helps them to engage in physical activities and sports, with the support and guidance of senior staff. To build rapport with patients who struggle to engage in activities and be open to learning new skills.

To support planned Health and Fitness patient programmes. Part of the role is to take an active part in safety procedures, such as daily searches of patients and the environment, preparation work for sessions, undertaking patient observations, escorting patients and helping with the management of patient incompatibilities.

About us

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse healthcare providers in the UK, delivering a range of mental health and physical healthcare and community services. The Trust runs Broadmoor Hospital, one of three high secure hospitals in the country, with an international reputation.

Our high secure services care for patients from South of England and we provide low and medium secure services across eight London boroughs. The Trust also provides mental and physical healthcare in three London boroughs (Ealing, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham). We employ 4,500 staff, of whom 56% are BME. Our turnover for 2023-24 is �426m.

The Trust is rated as 'Good' overallby the Care Quality Commission. Forensic services are rated as 'Outstanding'.

The Trust is an established partner and contributor in the development of the evolving North West London Integrated Care System and the Integrated Care Board. The Trust leads the NW London Children and Adolescent Mental Health provider collaborative.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Candidate Pack provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. Please view as attached.

The person specification below is not the full person specification, but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Good general education with 3 or more CSE, GCSE
  • To have a degree in a relevant Sports management
  • OR Sports BTEC, in Coaching NVQ /SVQ level 4/5
  • Management/Leadership training course Level 3
  • To have a relevant nationally recognised adult education teaching qualification or sporting and leisure qualification.
  • To have a nationally recognisable sporting level 4/5


  • Coaching skills
  • National Qualification in Leadership and management
  • Motivation and Engagement skills
  • Princes Trust -Project management qualification
  • Aspire Management Programme
  • Management
  • Apprenticeship level 4/5 in Leadership Supervision and PDR training



  • Experience of working with patients in a health setting
  • Experience in evaluating patients' skill level and needs.
  • Experience as a band 3/4 in a relevant patient care NHS post in which the management of staff was necessary.
  • Demonstrates the ability to role model, empower and motivate staff.


  • Experience of working with patients with forensic mental illness and personality disorder.
  • Supporting effective change management within teams
  • Experience of line managing staff
  • Experience in Service or treatment audit
  • To have experience dealing with challenging people
  • Experience in writing local operational protocols or session protocols in collaboration with others.
  • Experience in leadership of teams of staff
  • Experience in service development.



  • To have a knowledge of the application of Risk assessment and management
  • To have a working knowledge of the importance of grading therapeutic / sporting activities to meet patients' needs.


  • Applied Knowledge of wider NHS papers or policies
  • To have a working knowledge of a manager duty of candour.
  • To have an understanding of the Recovery and Social Inclusion in mental health

Personal Qualities


  • Able to communicate and negotiate effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Good motivational techniques and abilities.
  • Clear effective planning and decision-making skills.
  • Able to Lead and contribute to in-service training for staff.


  • Sensitive and supportive of colleagues.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude to change.
  • To have an enquiring approach to service development.

Employer details

Employer name

West London NHS Trust


Health and Fitness Team


RG45 7ET

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