Adult Education Coordinator - Warmley

British Red Cross
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Adult Education Co-ordinator
Full Time 35 hours
Contract type: Permanent
Salary GBP 18805

About the role

This role is an exciting opportunity with day to day responsibility for the delivery of adult education, with the aim of building individual and community resilience through the delivery of first aid learning. If you are experienced in managing operational service delivery, staff and volunteer development and creating new innovative and effective partnerships then this might just be the role for you. After a recent restructure the Adult Education team is launching into a new era of progression. The right person will be positive in their outlook and will support the team to deliver an excellent service.

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 coordinator works closely with the senior service manager to support the delivery of adult education, through effective planning, monitoring, reporting, budgeting and evaluation. The coordinator plays the key role in managing the service delivery on a day to day basis with direct line management of one member of administrative staff and up to 30 volunteers, with the aim of maximising the effectiveness and efficiency of staff and volunteers to deliver the risk model for adult education. You will implement the education quality framework within the Area and ensure the appropriate level of assessment, evaluation and monitoring is in place. In addition you will manage the local recruitment, induction, training and development of adult education volunteers and support the process for new staff members

About the person
Your role will be to manage the daily provision of first aid learning to risk audience groups and individuals identified with an increased risk of a first aid crisis. You will focus on delivering a programme which focusses on developing individual learner confidence and willingness to act in a crisis. You will manage the administrative function of the team and be responsible for the development of the volunteers who support the delivery of the service.
You will have a combination of proven line management experience and excellent communication skills as well as the ability to build and foster strong relationships externally and with internal staff and volunteers. It is desirable to have knowledge of facilitation experience.

Closing date for applications is 23:59, 18th May 2017

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at or call us on quoting reference REQ0000013PM

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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