Field Training Officer

Extra Care
Bermuda Park
£29,956 per annum
05 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Role: Field Training Officer – 12 month fixed term contract

Salary: £29,956 per annum + car allowance of £3500

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Job Share Considered)

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

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

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.

ExtraCare is a registered charity established in 1988 and based in Coventry. Our vision is better lives for older people and our mission is creating sustainable communities that provide homes older people want, lifestyles they can enjoy and care if it’s needed. To deliver our vision and mission we essentially do three things:

  • We develop new villages
  • We operate villages and schemes
  • We support our villages, schemes and our ‘extra-care’ model through fundraising, advocacy and research

Each village or scheme has 5 to 18 social, health and leisure facilities that are accessible to our residents, volunteers and local people representing all age groups living in surrounding communities. Our Charity Shops help fund care and well-being services for older people living at our each of our locations.

How to apply: If you are interested in this vacancy and meet our requirements, please e-mail your CV, with a covering letter, stating why you are suitable for this role and what you will bring to the role. If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please ring Ivan Finney, Training and Development Manager on .

Please note that interviews for this post will take place at our head office on Friday 29th September 2017.

Closing Date: 18th September 2017

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