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Band 6 Senior Clinical Educator - Kingswood/Devizes

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Kingswood / Devizes
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
There is a new and rare opportunity to use your recent skills and experience gained whilst working with patients in clinical settings and join an expanding and exciting team to deliver training in the Trust. This team enables staff to meet their Mandatory and Statutory Training (MAST) targets where face to face contact is required to engage in physical interaction. Subjects will include (but not limited to) Basic Resus, PERT, RRI and Manual Handling Level 2 through the provision of a range of training, education and development interventions.

Having experience of delivering training in some form of capacity would be an advantage and there is a requirement to undertake educational qualifications if not already held.

Consideration will be given to those candidates holding a NHS professional qualification. Thesuccessful candidatebe able to utiliseexperience gained in working in a health care setting with training delivery.

Main duties of the job

The role requires the jobholder to deliver a range of MAST to all staff groups and develop the supporting theoretical knowledge and practical understanding. Many programmes will require the post holder to undertake a formal assessment of participants' knowledge and skills. Full development training will be given to the job holder.
Face to face courses will be delivered in external and internal venues across the Trust so a current driving licence essential. Must be mobile with the facility to travel across a geographically dispersed area.

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust)a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care.

We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B& NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To effectively deliver high quality training programmes for MAST, delivering complex training alone, to all grades of Trust staff that is in accordance with Trust operational and training policies and procedures.
  • To coordinate the evaluation of each programme delivery and to monitor its effectiveness and review the course content as the course develops to ensure that it continues to meet service and individual needs.
  • To undertake and contribute to the research, design and preparation of high quality training materials for both face to face and technology enhanced learning in conjunction with the MaST Team Leader.
  • To contribute and assist in conjunction with MaST Team Leader towards the evaluation of each programmer delivery and to monitor its effectiveness and review the course content as the course develops to ensure that it continues to meet service and individual needs.
  • To carrying out risk assessments prior to the delivery of any training in consideration of Health & safety requirements.
  • To be able to identify staff who during training who are
    • considered to be at risk of injury
    • unable to adapt correct body mechanics
    • unable to use correct techniques.

Person Specification



  • Professional qualification eg RMN, paramedic
  • Good knowledge of current national and local mental health practice and service priorities.
  • Experience of working at a complex clinical level Band 4 - 6.
  • Current driving license essential and must be mobile with the facility to travel across a geographically dispersed area
  • Maintain physical ability and personal wellbeing to deliver MAST subjects


  • oRelevant teaching qualification (e.g. DET or higher)
  • oDesirability to have participated in delivering learning activities
  • oAn ability to understand the role of learning and development in supporting the overall strategic direction of the organisation
  • oFirst aid at work qualification or willingness to work towards

Employer details

Employer name

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust


Kingswood Civic Centre / Green Lane Hospital

High Street

Kingswood / Devizes

BS15 9TR

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