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Band 6 Core Skills Trainer- AVERTS

Band 6

Main area
nursing and midwifery
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hrs per week
Job ref
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata
16/07/2020 23:59
Interview date

Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, however all cases of criminal record history are dealt with on a case by case basis.

Please note, if applicable for your role you will be required to cover the cost of your DBS certificate. This will be deducted from your salary over 3 months. You will also be required to sign up to the DBS Update Service before commencement with the Trust.

All successful applicants will be required to complete the Trust’s induction programme. The Fundamental (Statutory and Mandatory) training will be in an e-learning format. You will be required to complete training modules online (approx. 9-14 hours depending on post) in your own time prior to any unconditional offer being made.

Our Trust is committed to treating individuals fairly and ensuring they have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential, even if this means doing things differently for different people sometimes. We are working hard to ensure our workforce reflects the diversity within Birmingham and Solihull and that our services meet the needs of all diverse service users and carers.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 AVERTS trainer in the AVERTS department. The role involves teaching all elements of the AVERTS programme as part of the Trust’s Reducing Violence and  Restrictive Practice Strategy implementation plan, and support AVERTS Consultants to deliver and monitor the progress of Safe Wards  and wider restrictive practice reduction initiatives across the Trust.

This is a developmental post and as part of the probationary period the successful candidate will undertake a course of instruction in order to deliver all aspects of the AVERTS training programme.  

The successful candidate will be highly motivated registered professional with a minimum of two years clinical experience of working with service users who demonstrate violence and aggression. Some teaching experience would be advantageous for the role.

We are a Living Wage EmployerArmed Forces CovenantPositive about disabled peopleStonewall Health ChampionsDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - BronzeDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Samantha Howes Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Core Skills Training Manager


0121 301 3978

07985  882563