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Regional Training Coordinator In Stockport

Regional Training Coordinator In Stockport

Job Title: Regional Training Coordinator

Location: Stockport, SK1 3TS

Salary: £24,082.00 - £24,570.00

We are recruiting on behalf of Creative Support. They are a high-quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including, individuals with a learning disability and other needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for a Regional Training Coordinator in Stockport

The main purpose of a Regional Training Coordinator in Stockport is to provide an efficient and responsive regional training coordination and administration service within our busy Learning & Development department based within our Head Office. The Learning & Development department provides a dedicated service to all employees of Creative Support. You will support, advise and coach the Training Administrators at the regional training hubs so that they can effectively coordinate staff placements on both internal and external training courses. A high standard of customer care and professionalism is required at all times.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will, where appropriate, facilitate regional training sessions for Creative Support staff across multiple sites on a regular basis. Support the L&D Business Manager and the local and regional Training Administrators in preparing and implementing regional training calendars. You will assist the L&D Business Manager and other administrative staff to prepare monthly reports and monitor attendance at regional training sessions, outcomes achieved and review general feedback following training sessions. Ensure that each of the regional training offices have all the equipment they need in order to deliver high quality training sessions for the attending staff. This will be achieved through auditing the offices and supporting them with defining their needs. Then seeing the ordering and instalment to completion. You will be required to travel to each of the regional sites you support to meet with managers and other senior staff members to discuss and define their needs in relation to staff development. Carry out annual surveys to establish whole organisation engagement with all L&D training programmes, then collate, analyse, report and develop a response strategy under the guidance of the L&D Business Manager.

Essential Experience

  • Experience of working/volunteering with autistic people, people with mental health or learning disabilities or older people
  • Experience of preparing and presenting training
  • Knowledge of national vocational training frameworks and learner needs
  • Knowledge of health and social care policy and legislation
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including communication by telephone
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analysis and presentation skills
  • High standard of written communication skills, including keyboard skills
  • Ability to work in a confident and assertive manner
  • Ability to compile and maintain information systems
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Ability to work flexibly/adapt to changing situations
  • Understanding of the aims and principles of Creative Support and staff development
  • Understanding of the Equal Opportunities policies adopted by Creative Support
  • Willingness to consult colleagues and to work as part of a team
  • Familiarity with computer software, particularly MS Office
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload and to work unsupervised
  • Educated to graduate level or equivalent
  • Experience of Administration
  • Experience in liaising with a wide range of agencies/groups
  • Experience of Coordination
  • Experience in diary management
  • Experience in mentoring and enabling others to learn
  • Experience in identifying learning needs and developing appropriate strategies
  • Experience in organising and prioritising own workload, demonstrating a high degree of self-motivation and commitment
  • Ability and willingness to travel to regional training sites
  • Willingness to work flexible hours which may occasionally include some evening and weekend work according to the needs of the service
  • Willingness to attend training courses and events
  • Willingness to participate in regular supervision with line manager
  • Car driver/owner with a clean driving licence
  • A relevant professional qualification within social care and/or Training/learning and development

A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period.

Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,

The company paid enhanced DBS for all staff

Free employee support programme

All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams

Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma


Hours of Work:

Full-time hours are 37.5 per week. To be worked flexibly which may include evenings, weekends and public holidays according to the needs of the service.