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Post title: Moving and Handling Advisor

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (‘GOSH’)


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Moving and Handling team at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (‘GOSH’). Applications are invited from staff with experience of working in the specialism of moving and handling of adults and/or children.


You will be working in a varied, stimulating and rewarding environment and have a person centered approach to your practice. You will have key working relationships with Learning and Development, Risk Management, Health and Safety, and the Staff Health and Wellbeing team. Knowledge of clinical manual handling practices is essential.


You will undertake complex moving and handling risks assessments and provide expert advice and guidance on minimising risk to our patients, carers and staff. You will work with the lead advisor to develop specialist training in Moving and Handling practices, ensuring compliance with all regulations, policy and procedures.


The post holder will support frontline clinical and non-clinical staff in promoting safe moving and handling at work to minimise musculoskeletal injuries to staff promoting safe systems of work.


The ideal candidate must be confident, have excellent communication skills, proficient IT skills and a flexible pro-active approach to be able to undertake a varied and demanding workload as well as facilitate and support others.


** Previous applicants need not apply**

Full Details and how to apply: CLICK HERE

Opening date: 4 January 2021

Closing date: 19 January 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Janet Brooks

Job title: Lead Moving and Handling Advisor

Email address:

Telephone number: 0207 4059 200 ext. 0149



Clinical Education Facilitator (Manual Handling)

Macclesfield District General Hospital


Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.


Band 5 Developmental post, potential for a Band 6 if successful within the role after 12 months


We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Education Facilitator (manual Handling adviser) to join East Cheshire NHS Trusts Manual handling team, this role will focus on the operational delivery of the manual handling service, including managing junior team members, Facilitating manual handling training and educating staff in relation to safe manual handling across all disciplines within both the acute, community and specialist service provision. The role will also support other clinical skills based training within the successful applicant’s scope of competence.


The Clinical Education Facilitator (manual Handling adviser ) will support the delivery of patient care in a variety of clinical settings ,this includes giving advice on complex cases, patient safety and equipment, involving multidisciplinary working with a variety of internal and external staff and care givers,


The role also involves supporting our staff by conducting workplace manual handling assessments, audits and investigations, risk assessments, reports and recommendations to reduce manual handling hazards and risks within the workplace. To ensure the service meets the required policy and legislative requirements


Salary: £24,907 - £37,890 per annum pro rata (Grade: Band 5)

Location: Macclesfield District General Hospital

Contract: Permanent post, Part time: 30 hours per week (9-5 with some flexibility)

Closing date: 31/01/2021 23:59

Contact: For full details, and to apply



OT Moving & Handling Manager

Able 2 Occupational Therapy Services


The Company:

Able 2 Occupational Therapy Services Ltd, established in 1990, is one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist independent Occupational Therapy Services. Able 2 provide Occupational Therapy Assessment and Consultancy Services to Adult Services and Grants Departments, Housing Associations, Home Improvement Agencies, Charities and Health Authorities nationwide.


The Position:

Able 2 Occupational Therapy Services have an exciting job opportunity for an OT manager specializing in manual handling. The post is ideally suited to an OT with experience in social care, expertise in moving and handling and management experience. The ideal person will have a flexible approach to work and be able to adapt their knowledge and skills to meet the requirements of our contracts. The person will have the ability to support contracts with care package review/single handed care projects from strategy planning, implementation to delivery including devising training tailored to meet the contract requirements, working closely with care providers and supervising a team of OTs. The post will require a flexible attitude to area of work and will involve working with London Boroughs in addition to other areas of the UK. The successful candidate will be joining an established dynamic friendly team.


The Applicant:

HCPC registered OT with 5 years post qualifying experience in ASC

Key trainers certificate including a teaching element, preferably with a teaching qualification eg PTLLS or equivalent

Competent in a broad range of manual handling techniques, knowledge and competent use of equipment used in the context of manual handling

Evidence of experience conducting manual handling risk assessments, recommendations and implementing safer systems of work

Support with the development of moving and handling policies and procedures

Be able to design, implement and deliver and evaluate a moving and handling training programmes

Experience of Single Handed Care(SHC) projects including assessments, and knowledge of a range of equipment introduced to facilitate SHC, experience of working with care providers, clients, families supporting with changes to an established package of care

Supervision and support of OTs

Effective communicator at all levels; presentation, develop and promote good relationships with contracts, OT colleagues, and customers.

Have a flexible attitude to work and ability to adapt

Motivated to support the business with new ways of working, change management and innovation


Salary: £40,0000 - £44,0000 per annum

Location: Home based post with travel required to areas where contracts are based

Contract: Permanent post, Monday to Friday, ideally full-time although part-time hours will be considered.

Closing date: 31st January 2021

Contact: For further information and informal discussion about the post please contact: Jan Healey, OT Manager 



Back Care Advisor/Moving and Handling Practitioner

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust ( CDDFT)


Job Summary:

CDDFT is one of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a population of around 600,000 people. We are a high performing organisation with a track record of success.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of a Back Care Advisor/Moving and Handling Practitioner to work with our established and well respected Back Care Advisory Service Team.


We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated person to support the education and professional development of clinical and non-clinical staff across CDDFT. Acting as a positive role model in promoting best practice offering professional advice on the subject of manual handling. Working with clinical teams across a wide range of specialties to deliver manual handling training that is of a high standard and aligned to national guidance and work with the Trust Staff Health and Wellbeing strategy of reducing WRMSD’s (Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders).


The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering manual handling training and have sound clinical knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and have experience of working within a patient care environment and experience working with a multidisciplinary team.


This role is not just isolated to providing manual handling training, as the successful candidate will be aligned to other duties such as accident/Incident investigation, audits, and staff referrals for MSK issues.


 You will be joining a professional, friendly and supportive team who will be delighted to have you working alongside them.


The Trust operates out of multiple sites and covers  3 Acute Hospital sites and 5 community hospital sites, it is therefore essential that applicants have a current driving license as you would be required to travel within the role.


If you are passionate about supporting the health and wellbeing of staff and patients through clinical training, and would like to help shape the strategy of manual handling within the trust? Then we would urge you to apply.


Full Details and how to apply: 

Ref No: 439-C&G-124

Salary: Pay Scale AFC Band 5 £24,907-£30,615 per annum/ pro rata

Location: County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust ( CDDFT)

Contract: Permanent, Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Closing date: December 7th 2020. CLOSED

Contact: If you have any questions regarding this role and please contact: Lynn Pattison Senior Back Care Advisor on 0191 3336951



Moving & Handling Advisor (FIF17228)

Fife Council


Job Description:  The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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Requirements:  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a clinician to join the Moving and Handling team in Fife Council.  In this role you will be supporting Council staff and Service Users.  You will be part of a small team within the Health Safety and Wellbeing corporate team and will work to ensure compliance with all regulations, policy and procedures. 

You will be training staff regularly but it is a varied role and does include complex risk assessing and advising staff, service users and carers on how to reduce risk. You will be involved in ensuring the high quality of the service by continuous development responding to the organisations needs in line with evidenced based practice.

You will be required to travel around Fife for training or assessments but the majority of the time you will be based in Central Fife. 

The role is a permanent contract. There is flexibility to the amount and way the hours are worked ensuring the service needs are met but will usually be Monday to Friday office hours.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.


The individual: We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic and forward thinking team.  You will be confident and passionate sharing with others how to reduce the risk when Moving and Handling.  You will be a qualified health professional or have a degree in a relevant related subject.  Ideally you will have post graduate qualifications or experience with training others and in moving and handling/back care risk management. You will have a good understanding of legislation and professional standards and be able to demonstrate competent Moving and Handling practice in a variety of situations. 


Full Details and how to apply:

Ref No: FIF17228

Salary: £26,768 - £33,939

Location: Fife

Contract: Permanent, Full time (36 hours per week)

Closing date: 20th November, Interviews on 14th November  CLOSED

Contact: Emma Collins, 



Manual Handling Trainer

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The Company:  Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as are our people who foster a culture of compassion, support and excellence.


The Position: An exciting opportunity has arisen within the health and safety team, quality governance department, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  We are currently seeking to recruit a moving and handling specialist trainer/adviser to support in the development of a comprehensive moving and handling service for all staff within the Trust.

The post holder will be a subject matter expert of moving and handling / patient handling and have a wealth of experience gained in a community healthcare setting.  The ideal person will be able to easily adapt their knowledge and skills to meet the needs of the wide variety of team needs.  They will be flexible and open to developing new ways of working to meet changing needs and keen to make a real difference for the safety of both staff and patient experience. 

This is a temporary band 6 post at 37.5 hours per week and a secondment.  The Trust welcomes applications from applicants who meet the job description criteria and are willing to work in this highly demanding role.  Successful candidates are likely to be enthusiastic and pragmatic with the ability to respond to competing demands in a calm and logical manner.

The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic and friendly team who work hard to support the ongoing development of a positive health and safety culture within the Trust. 

For an informal chat  or to find out more you can call Wendy Astle-Rowe on 01270273413

 Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust aims to promote equality of opportunity and is committed to treating all applicants fairly and on merit regardless of age, gender, race, marital status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any offences that may have been committed which are unrelated to the position for which you are applying.  We are keen to reflect our local population and therefore applicants form all sectors of the community are welcomed.


The Applicant: Professional qualification in Health Care; Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or Ergonomist (Degree level)

Training qualification such as Certificate in Education, C&G 7303 or PTLLS or equivalent experience

Experience of developing policies, procedures and guidelines

Specific experience within a healthcare environment relating to the assessment of moving and handling risks and the development and delivery of associated training.

3 years’ post qualification experience of working in a similar role, within in a healthcare organisation.

Experience of teaching small and large groups.

Competent in a range of manual handling techniques used in the acute and community settings.

Able to show evidence of ability to produce a moving and handling assessment and recommendations for safer practice.

Ability to design, deliver and evaluate a programme in moving and handling.

Able to demonstrate a practical problems solving approach to moving handling issues and changing environments based on best practice.

Evidence of effective presentation skills.

Effective interpersonal and communication skills at all levels, ability to actively listen and hear peoples issues and concerns. Ability to delivery complex information in a way that is heard and understood.

Shows motivation in developing new skills and knowledge. Embraces change and innovation positively and with enthusiasm.


Salary: £31,365 - £37,890

Location: Crewe, Cheshire

Contract: temporary – until 31st March 2021 (full time) Monday to Friday

Closing date: 2nd November, Interviews on 9th nov CLOSED

Contact: or contact to discuss