The iHV is seeking to appoint a part-time Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Trainer to support delivery of the iHV award-winning UK-wide training programmes, either face-to-face or virtually (as currently being delivered), as well as supporting a wide range of evolving workstreams across the Mental Health portfolio.

The post holder will be an experienced trainer, including as a perinatal/infant mental health Champion, and with experience of delivering training to multi-professional groups. They will contribute to the evaluation of the delivery of the programmes. They will be home-based and the post will include pre-planned travel and overnight stays in other areas to support training.

A confident self-starter, they will be passionate about the contribution that health visiting can make to reducing the impact of perinatal mental illness and improving the public’s health.

The post holder will have well-established local PIMH networks and able to demonstrate engagement with national level activities in the field of PIMH.

This a part-time position – 0.4 or 8 days a month with possibility of additional days some weeks by arrangement.  This is 1-year fixed-term contract with probability of extension.

Applications close: Thursday 17 December 2020

Interviews: Monday 21 December 2020 (please keep this clear)

We are seeking two ambitious health visitor trainers to be part of a North and a South of England training team. You will be an experienced practice educator and able to confidently deliver formal training to groups of professionals, primarily health visitors.

The iHV has been commissioned by Public Health England to deliver train the trainer training on Speech, Language and Communication (SLC) to health visitors across England. To support this, we are establishing two training teams each made up of a health visitor and a speech and language therapist to deliver the training in training sites spread across England.   The post holder(s) will ensure training is delivered to the highest standard, supporting our evaluation and a consistent professional approach to delivery.

This post(s) will offer the successful candidate(s) an opportunity to work nationally and to benefit from a superb development opportunity with this high profile national professional body focused on strengthening health visiting.

You will be home based, but able to travel across England with the likelihood of many overnight stays.

You must be dynamic, proactive, flexible and have engagement in your teaching approach.  You will report to the iHV Training Programme Manager, to support the delivery of high-quality training.

The post will suit candidates who want to experience working nationally with the Institute and will provide excellent experience for a growing CV.

Applications close: 9.00 am, Monday 3 December 2018

Interviews: By Skype on Monday 10 December 2018  

For further information or an informal conversation about this post please contact Philippa Bishop [email protected] 

The Institute is setting up a bank of independent trainers who could be called on to support the iHV training programme from time to time.

If you would like to be considered, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience to [email protected]