Trainer - London

British Red Cross
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Euston

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per wk, incl evenings and weekends

Contract: Permanent

The Red Cross has been delivering first aid at work courses for more than 30 years and has an enviable reputation for quality and excellence. We hold ISO:9001 2008 quality management accreditation and Investors in People Gold standard, demonstrating the quality of service and training you can expect to receive when choosing the British Red Cross. The organisation operates through 30,000 volunteers and 2,800 staff and has over180 training venues across the UK.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual, with excellent communication skills to join our high quality training team. As a customer focused trainer, you will play a vital role to deliver First Aid training and specialist courses using our practical approach to cater to all learning styles.

You will have, or be prepared to work towards a recognizedTraining or Teaching qualification, and have experience of preparing and delivering a range of training courses. Whist knowledge of current First Aid practice and legislative requirements is desired, should you not have previously worked in this area we will provide full training and support to help you build your subject matter knowledge.

You will have proven experience gained within a training led role and will be educated to GCSE equivalent. A strong communicator, you will possess an ability to use systems and IT to deliver training and will be skilled in presenting and delivering training to mixed ability groups. You will support corporate strategy, business objectives and uphold The British Red Cross' obligations and values.

You must be prepared to work some evenings and weekends aspart of a five day from six (Monday-Saturday) shift pattern.

We appreciate the efforts each individual makes to keep our organisation running smoothly and efficiently. As a result we offer a wide range of staff benefits.

These include:

> 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

> Up to 6% contributory pension

> Childcare vouchers

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences -including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of our recruitment and selection process we undertake DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908,is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Refusing to ignore people in crisis