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Clinical Trainer - Harlow, Essex in Abbot Care Home, Harlow, Essex at Excel Care

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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Job Title: Clinical Trainer - Harlow, Essex 


Salary: Salary £35,000

Closing Date: 02/03/2018

Reference Number: 000308


Excelcare Holdings have a fantastic job opportunity for a Clinical Trainer to lead our induction training, OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination)preparation training and delivery of mandatory and advanced training of our existing staff team to ensure all training is kept up to date and in line with CQC requirements and legislative changes.  This would cover Registered Nurses, Care Assistants, Managers, Team Leaders, Administrators, etc

This training position has recently become available due to the opening of our 'Staff Development Hub' at our Abbot Care Home site in Harlow. We are looking for a registered nurse with a training qualification who is interested in changing/furthering their personal development.

Reporting directly into the Head of Care & Governance; the ideal candidate for this position will be nurse qualified with a current pin and hold up to date clinical skills and knowledge.  A teaching qualification I.E. certEd/PGCE/PTTLs etc. is desirable but not essential as further qualifications will be supported within the Company.


This is a key position within the Care & Governance department whereby you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering induction training workshops to new employees who could be UK based or newly arrived from EU and overseas. 
  • Lead in the Company’s OSCE programme to ensure the qualifications of Pre-Registered Nursing Staff are transferred
  • Mandatory and additional training in line with policy and procedure

You will ensure that accurate and detailed record keeping is adhered to, training and education is delivered according to best practice guidelines ensuring that statutory and mandatory training (when required) across the Company is supported as well as adhering to external regulations and internal policies and procedures. 


This will be based in Harlow, Essex however, travel to our Head Office in Bromley, Kent and our services in London, Essex, Cambridge and Milton Keynes may also be required.

Essential criteria:

  • Registered Nurse with active PIN
  • Driving licence with own vehicle (Travelling expenses will be re-imbursed)
  • The ability to travel and stay away overnight
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Health and Social care environment
  • Sound knowledge of the OSCE process and requirements

Desirable but not essential

  • Training qualification i.e. PTLLS/CTLLS/DTLLS or PGCE or CertEd - or willingness to work towards, PTLLS/CTLLS
  • Accredited Manual Handling Trainer qualification
  • Previous experience as a Nurse Trainer or Clinical Trainer or Clinical Educator
  • Previous experience of overseeing OSCE programmes
  • Care Home or Elderly Care experience is highly desirable
  • Teaching and Assessment skills

Here are some of the amazing benefits on offer in return for your hard work:

  • Annual Pay Reviews
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • DBS Check paid by company
  • Pension – Employees will be automatically enrolled into our designated workplace pension scheme.
  • Free learning and development – You will be given the opportunity to develop yourself and advance your career through knowledge, skills and professional qualifications.
  • Long service award – Recognition for service and commitment.
  • Excelcare Awards – Recognition of our committed people across the business for a job very well done.
  • Refer a friend scheme – Earn up to £600 each time you refer a new staff member.
  • Free parking at care home sites.

If you are interested in the position or would initially like to find out more information, we’d like to hear from you. Please apply online or contact one of the Recruitment Team today on 0208 3135003 - we look forward to hearing from you.

Excelcare are an equal opportunities employer.