Training Officer

Harrogate

Closing date: Wednesday, 27th Oct 2021

Salary £12.09 per hour/£23,889.84 per annum
Hours 38 (negotiable)
Weeks 52
Annual Leave 25 days plus 10 days bank holiday (pro-rata for part-time)
Contract Permanent
Location Harrogate with occasional travel to other regional locations
DBS Enhanced with child barring

Full Job Description and Personal Specification available to download

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Henshaws is a northern charity supporting people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to go beyond expectations.

We believe that, wherever they are, everyone has the right to an independent and fulfilling life. Our support, advice and training enables people and their families build skills, develop confidence, help each other and look forward to a more positive future.

We are looking to recruit a Training Officer to deliver training, including induction, regulated training and management skills sessions to staff and volunteer groups within Henshaws

Job Summary

To deliver agreed training, including induction, regulated training and management skills sessions to staff and volunteer groups within Henshaws. To ensure training meets legislative guidance in regards to external regulators such as CQC and Ofsted.

The Training officer will be responsible for ensuring the efficient administration and recording of all training activities.

Key responsibilities:

Design, deliver, co-ordinate and evaluate training internally and externally in accordance with the identified training needs, and in partnership with colleagues in other functions where appropriate.

To support the implementation of the training strategy and development of new training-related initiatives. 

Work with functional managers to ensure all regulated training is delivered effectively to meet educational requirements of their staff.

Support the Head of Workforce Development with the administration of apprenticeships

Produce course materials, training packs and attendance lists

To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Experienced in the design, delivery and evaluation of a range of training events

Self-starter, able to prioritise and manage a busy workload and use initiative

High level of IT literacy and experienced in using Microsoft office 2010 packages including powerpoint and excel

Educated up to NVQ level 3

Closing date Wednesday 27th October 2021 – 12 Noon

To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888

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