Routes Healthcare – Clinical Skills Trainer – Registered Nurse

Routes Healthcare are a leading service provider in the North of England delivering over 1.8 million hours of care per year to the community. We specialise in high quality homecare covering complex care, clinical care and reablement as well as hospital discharge solutions to the NHS.
We work closely in partnership with the NHS and local authorities to support individuals to live independently in their own homes and achieve their own outcomes.
We promote a strong positive, can-do attitude and a well-supported engaged workforce. . At Routes Healthcare, our ethos is ‘Excellence in all we do’. We aim to deliver a high-quality service for our clients that our employees can be proud of.
Currently we are expanding as a business which leaves us looking to recruit a passionate experienced Clinical Skills Trainer (RN) to join our team and propel Routes along their journey into the future of Healthcare.

Role: Clinical Skills Trainer – Registered Nurse
Hours: Full time hours 35+ per week.
Location:  Northeast and Yorkshire – this role will require you to travel within our branch network 
Salary: negotiable depending on experience.

Due to the nature of our business and the role the successful candidate will require to be in possession of a full valid UK driving licence with access to their own vehicle.


To train, support and assess the competence of new and existing field staff within the business.  This role requires excellent communication and presentation skills, and a passion for delivering innovative training. The individual will deliver a large portfolio of courses across our training hubs and sometimes within peoples own homes where 1:1 training or competency assessments are required. They require a very organised approach and be able to plan and manage their time well.

Delivering Training

To deliver a high standard of training in line with the course syllabus and content set by RHC.

Ensuring internal systems such as My Learning Cloud and People Planner are updated as required in a timely manner.

Creating an engaging training environment and delivering a positive learning experiences for delegates.

Challenge inappropriate behaviour and confront poor performance issues constructively in and out of the training room.

Provide constructive feedback to the service hubs on the competence of learners as well as to the individual.

Support Healthcare Workers to feel valued and retained within the business.

Utilise blended delivery methods for training staff, such as face to face, classroom, virtual, e-learning and online.

To provide peer to peer training as Required

Course Development

Work with the Clinical Services Director, and Head of Nursing to develop and update training and development programmes and any related policies and procedures.

Attend training and other learning opportunities in order to keep skills and knowledge up to date and current with best practice.

To be proactive and solution driven and provide innovative ideas for delivering training sessions.

Support the Learner’s development and provide opportunities to help them achieve their full potential.

Identify learners needs and provide guidance and information to ensure consistency of assessment techniques through classroom practical sessions and simulations activities.

Coordinating Training

Work as part of a team with the other Clinical Skills Trainers and Clinical Administrator to ensure an effective programme of training is coordinated to meet the needs of the business.

Maximise training efficiency and utilisation of courses by working with the Clinical Administrator in confirming attendees in advance of any course.

Collaborate and build positive relationships with internal departments, Healthcare Workers, people who use services and other external professionals/organisations.

Additional Responsibilities

To actively participate in the role of a Link Nurse:

Expressed interest in the specialist area & work within the knowledge framework.

Provide a good standard of care based on up to date information

Responsibility to update their practice.

As new developments arise, the practice is updated accordingly.

Attend meetings to discuss ideas & new developments.

Relay findings to other Nurses to improve their practice.

Devise & implement generic template Risk Assessments

Review & Update annual Policies, SOP’s, Training and Competencies

To be responsible, while at work, for ensuring that reasonable care is taken for one’s own health and safety and for the health and safety of others.

Qualifications and Professional Registration/Memberships

Experienced 2 years post qualification.

Registered Nurse with valid NMC Pin

Relevant qualification teaching / mentoring etc

A full, valid driving licence is essential as well as use of own car. (Mileage expenses paid)

Clinical Skills to include:

Airway Management inc. tracheostomy Care and routine tracheostomy changes, Invasive and non-Invasive ventilation

Enteral feeding inc. NG

Skin Integrity

Bowel Care inc. manual evacuation

Catheter Care

Skin Integrity

Infection Control

Administration of Medication

Clinical Practice:

Understand current clinical practices through evidence based CPD and revalidation.

Essential knowledge of best practice standards that apply to all areas of development.

Teaching and Mentoring:

  • Ability to adapt teaching techniques and styles to the audience.
  • Engage and interact positively with learners.
  • Confident to teach groups of up to 12 delegates.
  • Ability to adapt language to meet the needs of the audience. Ensuring content is simplified and understandable for Healthcare Workers.
  • Assess learners’ competencies against a set criteria


Above all we want you to enjoy coming to work, have the freedom to be yourself and make a positive impact to clients, care staff, colleagues and commissioners.

If this role sounds like it was tailored made for you please click the apply button on this page and leave a few details. One of our experienced recruiters will contact you in regards to your application.

As our commitment to you there are a fantastic range of employee benefits available some of which include:
• 25 days paid holiday
– 8 days paid Bank Holiday
– Extra day off for your birthday
• Opportunity to earn bonus after successful probation period
• Opt in to work based pension
• Full support, to enable you to do your job with confidence
• Opportunity for career progression and CPD, based on your career aspirations and your discussion with your line manager.
• Full induction provided.

Key responsibilities:
– Provision of safe care.
– Empowering Healthcare Workers to make choices about how they deliver care.
– Fantastic customer service to commissioners and care staff.
– Growing and developing the service.
– Going the extra mile to provide the excellence in all you do.

Above all we want you to enjoy coming to work, have the freedom to be yourself and make a positive impact to clients, care staff, colleagues and commissioners.

If this role sounds like it was tailored made for you please click the apply button on this page and leave a few details. One of our experienced recruiters will contact you in regards to your application.

Why work with us?

Great rates of pay

Flexible working hours – just let us know when you would like to work

Career development – we have a range of opportunities for you to progress to

24hr support, 7 days a week – you are never on your own, we are always there to support you

Your route into care

Routes Healthcare want people to join our team who are passionate about a career in care. We want to accelerate your skills by identifying your training needs and engage you with one of our qualified nurses to deliver your customised training plan to allow your career in care to come on leaps and bounds.

Care assistants support others to live independently in their own homes, which can include supporting hobbies, activities and day trips, personal care and any other needs of our service users. If you’re looking for a career that genuinely makes a difference to people’s lives, Routes Healthcare want to hear from you.

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