Main duties of the job

  • To report to the Manual Handling Trainer / Advisor to deliver people handling training through demonstration of techniques and the use of patient handling equipment during practical training sessions.
  • Provide specialist knowledge on practical issues related to Manual Handling/Personal Safety, demonstrating a broad range of techniques and procedures.
  • To liaise with, and feedback to the Manual Handling Trainer on attendees performance during people handling training to ensure accurate training records are maintained, and any issues arising in the training room are satisfactorily resolved.
  • To deliver inanimate load handling training sessions unsupervised using lessons plans provided, maintaining accurate training documentation e.g. attendance sheets, training logs, evaluation reports etc.
  • Working for our organisation

    If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

    Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

    Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

    Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To liaise with, and feedback to the Manual Handling Trainer on attendees performance during people handling training to ensure accurate training records are maintained, and any issues arising in the training room are satisfactorily resolved.
  • To deliver inanimate load handling training sessions unsupervised using lessons plans provided, maintaining accurate training documentation e.g. attendance sheets, training logs, evaluation reports etc.
  • Ensure all resources are available for the delivery of people and inanimate load handling training sessions including attendance sheet, training documentation, equipment etc.
  • To be responsible for the safe use of equipment and resources within the training area.
  • Liaise with the Manual handling Trainer / Advisor in the administration of training such as booking rooms, advertising course dates, providing course information to attendees, maintaining training database by recording training provided and results of any workplace competence assessments undertaken.
  • You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

    Person specification

    Qualifications and/or Knowledge

    Essential criteria

  • Educated to NVQ Level 4 or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Good general education with a minimum of GCSE C in English and Maths.
  • Good level of IT skills including Word, Power-point Spreadsheet, Publisher and Databases.
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, written and demonstration skills.
  • Demonstrate a practical, problem solving approach to manual handling issues.
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and the risk assessment process, and their application to manual handling in the workplace.
  • Desirable criteria

  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Knowledge of electronic staff record system Have attended a manual (inanimate load) handling trainer course. Have attended a people handling trainer / assessor course including teaching module Knowledge of the care and use of patient handling equipment used in the Health Board
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Experience in a healthcare setting where patient moving and handling activities were required.
  • Significant working within a healthcare setting.
  • Confident presentation skills in a group setting
  • Good time-management with an ability to keep a training session on schedule.
  • Can exhibit excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Can show an ability to cope under pressure e.g. work within time constraints
  • Adaptable approach to team working.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience of working as a manual handling champion Previous experience working/volunteering in group settings Have previous experience of demonstrating patient handling techniques and use of equipment, or working as a training assistant.
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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