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Training Officer In Stockport

Training Officer In Stockport

Job Title: Training Officer

Location: Stockport, SK1 3TS

Salary: £25,300-£29,400

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 Training Officer in Stockport.

In conjunction with the training team and key managers, to develop and participate in training and employee development programmes relating to service provision. To develop and deliver staff training sessions and development opportunities in accordance with national occupational standards (Skills for Care/Skills for Health, NICE guidelines and CQC outcomes).

Moving forward as part of a fast paced team and as an independent, self-directed practitioner, you will inspire and develop a workforce focused initiative to enhance the skills and knowledge of the social care workforce.

Roles and Responsibilities

To develop and implement training programmes relating to health and social care in accordance with national occupational standards, NICE guidelines, CQC inspection requirements, Skills for Health / Skills for Care requirements and up to level 7 academic criteria. To facilitate training sessions in a variety of modes / formats including webinars, face to face, facilitated e-learning and e-learning modules. You will support the Training Manager and the Regional Training Coordinators in preparing and implementing national and regional training calendars. Provide advice and practical assistance where appropriate to learners, managers and other key staff and to support those learners with additional learning and support needs. You will record, review, develop and implement changes to training on a regular basis. You will encourage reflective practice through our teaching model and support peers with audits and quality assurance initiatives.

Essential Experience

  • Experience of working in Health and Social Care services at a senior level. (essential)
  • A minimum level training/teaching qualification (AET; CET; PTLLS etc.) or experience of preparing and presenting training relating to social care / health care. (essential)
  • Degree or equivalent level education
  • Knowledge of National Occupation Standards, NICE guidelines, Skills for Care, CQC requirements and professional teaching standards, ensuring that sessions meet national occupational standards
  • Knowledge of health and social care policy and legislation
  • Knowledge of Regulated Qualification Framework, assessment processes and quality assurance and control
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good interviewing and delivery skills
  • Excellent assessment and presentation skills
  • High standard of written communication skills
  • Ability to present training information using diverse methods to meet different learning needs
  • Ability to compile and maintain information systems
  • Ability to keep effective computerised records
  • Ability to work flexibly/adapt to changing situations
  • Values and principles which reflect those of Creative Support
  • Experience of carrying out RQF assessment and moderation
  • Experience of organising and prioritising own work
  • Assessor qualification (D32/D33, A1/A2 or TAQA awards)
  • 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
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of self motivation and commitment
  • Willingness to participate in regular supervision with line manager
  • Car driver/owner with a clean drivers licence
  • Ability and willingness to travel to facilitate training at various sites

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

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,

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: 37.5 hours per week (flexible according to needs of the service)

Job Location:Stockport, SK1 3TS

Employment Type:Permanent Contract

Salary:£25,300.00 – £29,400.00 per annum

If you are interested in becoming a training officer in Stockport, please apply below.