Trainer (Healthcare)

Active Assistance
£20,250 per annum
05 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reports to: Deputy Training Manager

Active Assistance is an award winning care provider supporting individuals with complex and continuing health care needs. Our philosophy is based on the principle that each client is unique. Our services provide tailored support covering complex clinical conditions.

We are recruiting a full time Trainer to deliver our award winning training to new/current staff at our venue in Leicester.

Position Summary

The Trainer is responsible for delivery and assessment of the company’s mandatory induction and update training sessions. Active Assistance’s training is delivered in line with organisational values and requirements as per sector standards.

Job Responsibilities

    Deliver mandatory and specialist training content independently and with other trainers/ clinical team as requiredTrain and assess Personal Care Assistants/other in practical aspects of the PA role including safer people handling, emergency 1st aid, medication/ otherWork with the training team to ensure assessment of Personal Care Assistants encourages success, is based on fair decision making and assures the employment of a quality workforceDeliver additional one to one and group sessions as needed to meet learner needWork with the training team to develop and update training resources in line with best practicePreparation and management of the learning environment/ resources to maximize the learner experienceCommunicate feedback to trainees and record evidence of trainee development on PA feedback forms and using the company’s internal electronic recording systemsEnsure all mandatory training paperwork (including employment documentation, right to work checks) are correct and queries communicated to other departments as requiredUpdate own knowledge & skills by undertaking continuing professional development (CPD) as agreed with line manager (to include peer observation in the training room and working on packages of care with clients to maintain currency of knowledge and skills)Attend and contribute to Team Meetings and other meetings as requiredInform the Training Manager/ other of any issues that are likely to adversely impact quality of client care and/or health and safety of employeesTasks and projects as determined by Training Manager/ Deputy Training Manager and within the scope of the role
Specific Skills And Experience Required


    Confidence when working within a team as well as self-motivated to work independently with minimal supervisionPrevious experience in the health and social care sectorExcellent organisational and time management skillsStrong verbal and written communication skillsAdaptable and flexible approach to tasksComputer literate

    Previous experience of working with clients with neurological conditions e.g SCI/MSFull UK driving licence and use of their own car would be beneficialPrevious experience of recruitment; right to work documentation; passport and VISA checksTraining qualification i.e. Teaching & Assessing award, Mentorship award, Moving and Handling Trainer and/or Assessor
Although this is a full time role, part time applications will be considered.

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted.

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