Trainer - Bury St Edmunds
Location: Bury St Edmunds
Hours: 35 hours per week, including evenings and weekends
Contract: 18 month Fixed Term contract
Salary: GBP 18805 per annum
About the role
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.
About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.
Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.
We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.
About the team
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 2015 quality management accreditation and Investors in People Gold standard, demonstrating the quality of service and training you can expect to receive when working for the British Red Cross. The organisation operates through 30,000 volunteers and 2,800 staff and has over 180 training venues across the UK.
About the person
You may have a recognised Training or Teaching qualification, and experience of preparing and delivering a range of training course, but this is not essential. Whilst 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.
As a trainer within the British Red Cross you will have proven experience gained within 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.
Closing date for applications is 23.59 on 8th May 2017
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 its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes 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).
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Refusing to ignore people in crisis.