Clinical Trainer

Location
We run courses across the UK - work is available in your region
Salary
Competitive rates, depending on skill and experience
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019

Trainers needed for immediate work

Are you a registered nurse or other qualified health practitioner (i.e., paramedic, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, paediatric nurse, registered mental nurse)?

Do you have a current professional registration and 2 years’ post-registration experience?

Perhaps you also have an area of specialism, for example: enteral feeding; epilepsy; continence; catheter care; diabetes; breathing / ventilation; manual handling; safeguarding; stoma; suctioning; tracheostomy?

We are looking for practitioners across England and Wales who are either already experienced trainers, or who currently teach others in a more informal way as part of their day to day role.

Remuneration:

Competitive rates negotiated individually, depending on skill and experience. Work commissioned to support flexible working.

Our training courses:

We offer customised and bespoke training and are constantly developing new courses. This means we’re happy to hear from trainers with skills and experience in a range of clinical and non-clinical topic areas.

Train for us, grow with us:

We’re Heron and Gull, a company with a fresh outlook on providing high-quality, personalised health and care skills training. If you are looking to join a friendly team that’s set on growth and success with an ethical ethos, we’d like to hear from you. As Heron and Gull is a constantly developing business, joining us means there are always exciting further opportunities available.

Our ideal candidates will:

  • Run engaging training courses for individuals and groups
  • Deliver training in varied locations including health and social care settings, and in people’s homes
  • Monitor learning outcomes, and give productive feedback
  • Be meticulous in completing and updating administration records
  • Have a positive, upbeat personality, and an enthusiasm for helping others to learn

Some of our current typical training subjects are listed below but this is a small selection only, so if you don’t see a topic matching your knowledge and skills don’t worry, we still want to hear from you.

  • Airways management
  • Basic life support
  • Catheter care
  • Challenging behaviour management
  • Continence care
  • Cough assist
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes / insulin management
  • Epilepsy and administration of medicines
  • Enteral feeding and care (e.g. PEG)
  • Infusion pumps
  • Manual handling
  • Manual chest physiotherapy
  • Medication administration / management
  • Nebulisers
  • Non-invasive ventilation
  • Oral suctioning
  • Paediatric first aid
  • Stoma care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Venepuncture
  • Wound care/ tissue viability

We need every applicant to have:

  • Self-regard for continuing professional development, and keeping qualifications and skills updated
  • A willingness to travel within a mutually agreed area/region

The experience, skills and abilities we need:

  • Confident presenters who can effectively communicate with learners with clinical or non-clinical knowledge
  • The discipline, dedication and motivation to work autonomously
  • Excellent time management
  • Evaluation skills to assess trainees, course impact, and learning outcomes
  • Familiarity with training one-to-one and/or training in small groups
  • Experience of assessing competencies against a set framework of national standards
  • A training qualification – whilst not essential, it’s an asset to your application

Interested applicants should send a current CV to info@heronandgull.co.uk.

For an informal discussion please contact us on info@heronandgull.co.uk or on 07812 573 614.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.