First Aid Trainer – Essex or Hertford
Location: Essex or Hertford and surrounding areas Hours: 35 hours per week (may include evenings and weekends) Contract: CDD 12 months with a strong possibility of extension Starting salary: £22,878 for a qualified trainer, £20,950 for an unqualified trainer (rising to £22,878 once you complete your training which is paid for by the BRC)
We have a fantastic opportunity for you to teach people how to save a life?
If you want to train to become one of our amazing customer focused British Red Cross First Aid Trainers, you who will play a vital role in delivering first aid training and specialist courses, teaching skills vital to people in Hertford and surrounding areas. areas.
Although this vacancy is currently for 12 months, there is a good chance that it will be extended or made permanent.
Diversity is something we celebrate
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by the crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, providing equal opportunities for everyone.
We look forward to hearing from people from diverse backgrounds, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation.
Could you teach people how to save a life?
We are recruiting for a customer-focused British Red Cross First Aid Trainer who will play a vital role in delivering specialist first aid training and courses, teaching lifesaving skills to people in Hertford and surrounding areas.
Whether it’s helping an unresponsive person or treating burns, we give people the confidence to provide potentially life-saving support in an emergency.
This role will require travel to training sites in and around Hertford. Therefore, applicants will need to have a driver’s license and have access to a vehicle. Some flexibility will be needed as some evenings and weekends will be required as part of a five-day-six work pattern (Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm), with occasional evening classes) .
Please note: Although you will be compensated for your business mileage, your home-base travel will not be included. Therefore, proximity to the advertised location should be considered. Due to current health and safety measures related to COVID-19, it is mandatory for our trainers to wear masks when delivering training classes.
Say hello to the team
Our team is welcoming, motivated and passionate about helping people. We have been providing occupational first aid courses for over 30 years. We have over 170 trainers across the UK and in 2019 we trained over 140,000 delegates. Not only do our courses provide people with vital knowledge and skills; after costs, every penny earned goes to support the work of the British Red Cross.
We hold ISO 9001:2015 quality management accreditation, demonstrating the quality of service and training you can expect to receive when choosing the British Red Cross.
We want our trainers to be the best possible. We offer a range of learning and development courses to help you develop continuously, and you will also benefit from the continuous guidance of your team leader, who will support you through coaching, mentoring, regular workshops and meetings of team.
This role could be for you if…
You have a passion for dating and enjoy conveying information to a wide range of audiences.
You have an engaging personality; you are a good communicator – you enjoy listening to others, offering solutions to problems, challenging opinions and giving feedback.
You may have experience preparing and delivering a range of training courses, and are confident presenting to groups of mixed abilities.
A full driving license and access to a vehicle is therefore essential for this role, you will be comfortable working alone and you will be able to travel to various training locations in Hertford and surrounding areas.
You must be willing to work some evenings and some weekends on a 5 day out of 6 schedule (Monday to Saturday).
You have a training or teaching qualification, or are willing to work towards one – if you do not hold a qualification, you will be supported to obtain a BTEC award in education and training
The closing date for applications is 11:59 p.m. on July 7, with interviews due the following week.
Need help completing your application or supporting document? Please read our helpful document “Candidates Application Guide” in the “Additional Information” link which also contains frequently asked questions.
We offer a wide range of benefits, including:
⦁ 36 days leave (including public holidays) – pro-rated for part-time staff ⦁ Possibility to buy 5 additional annual leave days ⦁ Up to 6% contributory pension ⦁ Flexible working policy ⦁ Discounts on a range of online and high street retailers
A little more about us…
The British Red Cross helps anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need in a crisis. Whether it’s renting a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness or adjusting to life in a new country, we’re here when you need us.
Our organization was born out of a desire to provide aid without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been core values for the Red Cross since its inception.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authenticity to the Red Cross. We want you to feel like you’re in an inclusive environment and in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
At the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organization where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are promptly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively .
If you are appointed to a position within the BRC, you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which can be found on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process, the British Red Cross undertakes a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) screening of all people who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
If driving is an essential job requirement, appropriate driving checks will be conducted in accordance with current policy.
The British Red Cross, incorporated under the Royal Charter of 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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