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Positive and Safe Violence Reduction Team Leader

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Woodbeck Retford Notts
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting but rare opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Positive and Safe Violence Reduction (PSVR) Team Leader at Rampton High Secure Hospital. The role of PSVR Team Leader will support the PSVR Training Manager in the leadership of the Permanent Band 5 trainer, Team Administrator, and seconded PSVR trainers.

The PSVR Team Leader will ensure and maintain a high quality of training delivered to all staff at Rampton Hospital and within Nottinghamshire NHS Foundation Trust.

The post holder will review and evaluate the training curriculum under the direction of the PSVR Training Manager and Trustwide Lead for Violence Reduction Training, by ensuring any National developments, recommendations, and guidance are reflected in the training received by staff within Nottinghamshire Health Care.

The post holder will be an experienced PSVR trainer with an extensive knowledge base and operational experience, the post holder will be an active trainer across the whole of the training curriculum keeping their skills up-to-date and contemporary, including a proven track record within the delivery of all syllabuses including PMVA and Breakaway Training. The role will also require you to work collaboratively within the Trust, supporting training centres across the Mental health and community training centres as well as at Rampton Hospital.

Main duties of the job

The PSVR Team Leader will ensure and maintain the high quality of training delivered to all staff in Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, with a key focus on supporting the training needs within Rampton Hospital.

The post holder will review & evaluate the training curriculum under the direction of the Trustwide Professional Lead for Violence Reduction Training, by ensuring National developments including ensuring recommendations and guidance are reflected in the training received by all staff In Notts Health Care.

To ensure through education, training, and development, that the organisational objectives are achieved and that a high-quality service for patients and staff is assured. Contribute to the planning and delivery of other PMVA and other relevant training as required to meet Rampton Hospital's and to support the Forensic Care Group training objectives.

The post holder will be an experienced PSVR Trainer with an extensive knowledge base and operational experience within Rampton Hospital the post holder will be an active trainer across the whole of the training curriculum, keeping their skills up-to-date and contemporary, including a proven track record within the delivery of all syllabuses including PMVA and Breakaway Training.

The post holder will hold or will be required to work towards the completion of a degree-level in Professional Practice related to Violence Reduction or equivalent

About us

#TeamNottsHC comprises over 11,000 dedicated colleagues who #MakeADifference every day. We deliver intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic, and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and South Yorkshire. Our care is provided from over 200 sites, spanning community locations, acute settings, and secure environments, including prisons.

We are one of the largest mental health and community Trusts in the East Midlands and one of Nottinghamshire's biggest employers. We also host national and regional services, such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We offer a variety of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) groups, the Green Champions network, the Freedom to Speak Up network, the Health and Wellbeing Champions network, and the Menopause Champions network. These networks play a vital role in supporting our diverse workforce and promoting a culture of inclusivity.

The health and wellbeing of our colleagues is a top priority. We invest significantly in this through our in-house occupational health and staff counselling services, supported by a dedicated Health and Wellbeing team.

The Trust is committed to reducing its carbon emissions, with a specialised Energy and Environmental team working to ensure compliance with environmental legislation, enhance our environmental performance, and achieve our net-zero commitment

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To support in the leadership of the Positive & Safe Violence Reduction Training team including the Band 5 permanent and the seconded PSVR Trainers.
  • To ensure that all Positive & Safe Violence Reduction Trainers are up to date with their own training and that each has a PAD that identifies their own professional development plan.
  • To support the PSVR Training Manager at Rampton Hospital, to ensure that the training curriculum is developed to adhere to the Positive and Safe Violence Reduction Training manual (PSVR) and meets the training needs of staff for inductions and annual updates under the guidance and direction of the Trust Lead for PSVR Training.
  • Advise the Forensic division regarding identified risk issues related to the recognition, prevention and management of violence and aggression, and personal safety.
  • To attend reducing restrictive practice forums and appraise and advise on matters relating to the use of physical restraint and complex matters.
  • To support training which meets National agendas around the use of Physical intervention training and maintain systems in place to ensure continuity and alignment to Mandated standards. i.e., RRN
  • Ensure the delivery of effective training and development within a changing clinical environment.
  • Responsible for the preparation, delivery, evaluation, and administration of PMVA training.
  • Responsible for the delivery of high quality and cost-effective training solutions in relation to PMVA.
  • Actively contribute to training opportunities per the agreed work plan.
  • Report, as requested by the Professional Lead for Violence Reduction training on all matters relating to training activity.
  • Provide motivation and encouragement to course participants.
  • Assess course participants ensuring high standards of skill and competency are achieved / maintained.
  • Assist in the maintenance of course participants achievement and provide additional support as required.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the training programs to ensure quality of the service.
  • Contribute to the evaluation/implementation of advances in practice/theory and keep up to date of research and development in this field.
  • Act as a liaison adviser to nominated specialist areas, within Rampton Hospital, in relation to PMVA matters.
  • Contribute to the management of emergency incidents where the PMVA teams attendance is requested

Please note that this post does not meet the pay level required for a Skilled worker visa.Successful applicants with no prior NHS experience would normally be placed at the bottom of the band in line with Agenda for Change. This salary is below the minimum salary required for sponsorship for a Skilled Worker / Health & Care visa. In these circumstances the Trust would not, therefore, be able to sponsor for a Skilled Worker / Health & Care visa.Applicants requiring a Skilled Worker Visa can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship against the relevant criteria here https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa

Person Specification

Physical Requirements

Essential

  • oPoses a level of physical fitness and activity required to train students in all the PSVR training curriculum and to carry out these if required within a clinical environment.
  • oPossess good motor skills, flexibility, agility, level of fitness, reactiveness, balance. Must have a good understanding of moving and handling, rotation movements of limbs and joints.


Desirable

  • oAwareness and knowledge of the thinking and strategies within the area of managing violence and aggression and an ability to transfer these into appropriate training experiences


Qualifications - Academic / Craft / Professional

Essential

  • oDiploma in Violence Reduction at Level 4
  • oHold a degree in professional practice in Violence Reduction.
  • oTeaching Certificate at Level 3 or above
  • oPossess first aid at work certificate.
  • oDemonstrate a knowledge of relevant legislation and good practice guidance.
  • oPossess an AIMS level 3 certification in prevention and management of violence and aggression.
  • oPossess an AIMS level 4 certification in prevention and management of violence and aggression.


Desirable

  • oPrepared to work towards a degree in professional practice in Violence Reduction.
  • oPrepared to work towards teaching or assessment qualification, or student Teaching and assessor courses developed and delivered by local academic institutions. (C& G 7307, PTTLS
  • oPrepared to work towards the completion of a level 3 and level 4 AIMS award in violence reduction training.
  • oAttended a ward gym observer course or higher.
  • oPrepared to work towards the compilation of a first aid at work course.


Training

Essential

  • oPerforms Violence Reduction training to train the trainer standard. Train the Trainer in: oSoft Restraint Belt systems + oSoft Restraint Cuffs oEmergency Enveloping Lifting Sling/SEELS, oBioCare oFast Straps oPersonal Flotation Device oMethod of entry oAll relevant theoretical components underpinning training portfolio


Desirable

  • Experience in developing and supporting assistant violence reduction trainers.
  • Track record of expertise in mechanical restraint systems and experience within this field Nationally in supporting organisations.


Experience

Essential

  • oExperience in working as a PSVR Trainer
  • oAbility to be flexible and adapt to change, with a Positive approach to problem solving and a can-do attitude. An Ability to prioritize and use own initiative.
  • oAbility to demonstrate being an effective team player.
  • oAble to demonstrate leadership skills within a dual clinical role complex issue with staff, peers, line managers and stakeholders.


Desirable

  • oProject management within the area of Violence reduction training
  • oAble to use negotiation and mediation skills to solve highly charged situations.
  • oPrevious experience of working within a team environment.
  • oExperience of working in a forensic High Secure Clinical Setting including experience of working within a healthcare environment.
  • oExperience of presenting at Conferences at local and international level
  • oExperience of assessment and willingness to promote least restrictive practice in relation to the use of physical intervention.
  • oExperience of working in a variety of clinical services, bringing different levels of experiences from areas such as, Adult mental health, low and medium secure services.


Knowledge

Essential

  • oWorking knowledge of policy and procedure related to a high secure care environment.
  • oKnowledge of incident command structures and contingency planning.
  • oGood understanding of relevant legislation (e.g., Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act) and its application in practice.


Desirable

  • Ensure to have a good knowledge around key legislations in relation to PSVR Training
  • oMental Act 1983
  • oPositive and Proactive Care - Reducing the Need for Restrictive Interventions
  • oRestraint Reduction Network (RRN)
  • oUse of Force Act 2018
  • oNice Guidelines (NG10)


Skills

Essential

  • oExperience in reviewing and evaluating training curriculum and content considering new standards such as the specifications set out by the Restraint Reduction Network (RNN) and new legislation and adopt new ways of working into safe and effective training for front line staff.
  • oPossess enhanced communication and interpersonal skills, including good organisational and time management skills. Administration skills to maintain accurate training records and produce relevant reports.
  • oAn ability to use PowerPoint, this includes developing their presentation to deliver to the student group.


Desirable

  • oWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office with intermediate keyboard skills
  • oExperience of producing effective verbal and written reports for a range of audiences


Contractual Requirements

Essential

  • oMust form part of the PPE register.
  • oWill remain in date with all mandatory training as per trust guidelines.
  • . oPoses a Full UK driving license
  • oMust attend Trainer updates.
  • oEnsure they are up to date with all current drivers in the delivery of PSVR training


Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • oAll colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • oAll colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation.


Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

PSVR Training Centre

Rampton Hospital

Woodbeck Retford Notts

DN22 0PD



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