Trainee Essential Skills Facilitator / MAPA, Life Support, Manual Handling Facilitator

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Human Resources
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: Upwards of £20,000 DOE and qualifications

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Trainee Essential Skills Facilitator

Trainee Essential Skills Facilitator / MAPA, Life Support, Manual Handling Facilitator


Salary: Trainee commencing £20,000, depending on experience and qualifications

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, with the potential to job share or part time


Are you passionate about developing the clinical expertise and practice of others? This role within the Learning and Development Team may be the post for you!


The Essential Skills Facilitator is responsible for the delivery of a programme of essential skills interventions which support employees throughout the Charity in the development of knowledge, skills and competencies. This includes; multi-disciplinary scenario based training in regard to resuscitation, manual handling and the positive and safe agenda as well as supporting new colleagues throughout their induction experience.


A key element of this post is to champion and inspire others to actively engage with the philosophy of least restrictive practice throughout the charity, focusing on the implementation of a culture of positive and compassionate care alongside a reduction of restrictive practices


An essential requirement of this post is the need for clinical/professional credibility and passion in regard to the development of others. It envisages that the post holder would be acknowledged as an excellent resource to professionals within the Charity.


Therefore experience in a clinical environment is essential; a professional qualification relating to the essential skills portfolio; (Management of Actual or Potential Aggression [CPI Registered], Clinical Manual Handling Instructor, Life Support Facilitator) would be desirable as would a Learning and Development Qualification (PTTLS or equivalent) or experience.


You’ll also have lots of support to continue your professional development and to remain up to date with your clinical practice, as well as further opportunities to progress your career.


Rewards and Benefits


We offer an excellent benefits package including:


·         Pension

·         Sickness policy on par with the NHS

·         35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service

·         Life cover

·         Car lease scheme

·         Cycle to work scheme

·         Childcare vouchers

·         Healthcare cash plan

·         Free parking

·         Paid DBS application

·         Access to free vocational qualifications

·         On-site facilities such as gym access and boot camp, swimming pool, café, library all set within beautiful grounds.



There is potential to job share or for part-time flexible working arrangements, to specifically assist in the on-boarding element of the role.


For further information please contact Alison Boor (01604 872858)


Closing Date: Sunday 20th January 2019


Interviews to take place week commencing Monday 4th February 2019