Field Training Officer

Extra Care
£29,956 per annum + £3,500 car allowance
31 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Field Training Officer – 12 month fixed term contract

Salary: £29,956 per annum + £3,500 car allowance

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Job Share Considered)

Location: Head Office, Binley Business Park, Coventry (extensive travel)

An opportunity has arisen for someone to join the Training & Development team to deliver consistently high quality statutory/mandatory training. By having our own internal training officers we are able to keep our costs to locations down, reduce our reliance upon external training providers, deliver training more responsively and locally, reduce travel time and costs, increase the areas we deliver and deliver high quality training that has ExtraCare’s values at their heart.

You will expect to spend a minimum of 75% of your time out of Head Office.

The aim of the role is to design and deliver training to all of your frontline staff across the whole of ExtraCare. Working with the Training and Development Manager, you will deliver training and actively contribute to the overall success of the Training and Development function within ExtraCare. The training we deliver is underpinned by our values and it is expected that the successful person will exemplify our values in the way they deliver their training.

Key duties for the Field Training Officer will be to deliver bespoke training solutions that support the delivery of ExtraCare’s training requirements across all of your locations including Head Office. You will be required to evaluate and closely monitor the effectiveness and success of your training and produce reports on your own training and external providers’ training, where necessary.

In addition, you will be required to undertake specific Training and Development projects directed by the Training and Development Manager and provide support in the promotion and delivery of the Training and Development function across the charity.

An integral role in the charity, you will work across the whole organisation and be required to travel to all ExtraCare locations in the North and south of the country.

The successful candidate will have previous training delivery experience and relevant qualifications e.g. CITP or equivalent.

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust ( enables older people to enjoy a healthier, happier and more independent future by integrating their homes, care and lifestyle. Founded in 1988, ExtraCare is a registered charity based in Coventry. It operates 3,848 homes within 14 retirement villages and 17 smaller housing schemes. Each village or scheme has 5 to 18 social, health and leisure facilities that are accessible to more than 4,400 residents 3,000 volunteers and local people representing all age groups living in surrounding communities. ExtraCare’s 60 Charity Shops help fund care and well-being services for older people living in its villages and schemes.

How to apply: If you are interested in this vacancy and meet our requirements, please e-mail your CV to with a covering letter stating why you are suitable for this role and what you will bring to the role, or send a completed application form to Kathy James, Personnel Team Leader at Head Office, Binley Business Park, Coventry. If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please ring Ivan Finney, Training and Development Manager on 07988 754521.

Closing Date: 18th August 2017

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