Birmingham, West-Midlands
Up to £24494 per annum
Job description

Training Team Leader
Location: Birmingham
Hours: 35 hours per week, incl. some evenings and weekends
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £24,494 per annum

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a competent people manager to join our first aid training team as a Training Team Leader. This is a crucial role, which will ensure that we are offering fantastic service and a high-quality product to our training delegates.

What you'll be doing...
As a Training Team Leader, you will recruit, support and develop a team of first aid trainers, ensuring that they are given adequate guidance and specialist support required to deliver our training courses on life-saving skills to a high standard.

You will support your team with their ongoing development through coaching, mentoring, regular catch up meetings, and observations, creating an environment that empowers the team to grow and thrive in their role.

Working closely with your manager, you will also devise and deliver a schedule of regular team meetings, workshops and planning days, which will ensure that our Trainers are motivated and trained on our courses to agreed standards.

Say hello to the team
Our team are welcoming, driven, and passionate about helping people. We've been delivering first aid at work courses for more than 30 years. We have over 170 trainers throughout the UK, and in 2017 we delivered training to over 146,000 delegates. After costs have been deducted, every penny made goes to support the work of the British Red Cross - in 2017, this amounted to an amazing GBP 7,000,000.

We hold ISO:9001 2015 quality management, demonstrating the quality of service and training you can expect to receive when choosing the British Red Cross.

Who we're looking for...
The Training Team Leader will have a recognised training or teaching qualification and experience of working in a training environment, preparing and delivering a range of training courses to mixed ability groups.

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.

You will be a competent people manager, who has the ability to develop and motivate staff. A strong communicator, you will possess an ability to use systems and IT to deliver training.

You must be prepared to work some evenings and weekends as part of a five day from six (Monday-Saturday) shift pattern.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Tuesday 23rd July 2019 with interviews to follow w/c 5th August

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

  • 28 days of annual leave plus bank/ public holidays

  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

  • Flexible working policy

  • Discounts at a range of high street and online retailers

A little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In 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 organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

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.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

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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Posted on: 02 July 2019
Closed date: 23 July 2019
Job ref: REQ0000026BU
Tags: Training, Teaching