Skills Trainer - West Midlands

Job Title: Skills Trainer

Position Type: Permanent / Full-Time

Hours of work: 37.5 Hours per week

Function: Group Services / Learning & Development

Reporting to: Learning & Development Manager

Location: Central West region Remote Working with travel required across theCentral West / West Midlands region

Job Summary:

Responsible for competently and confidently delivering high quality pre-developed learning material to colleagues in accordance with organisational policy and practices.

Supporting operational managers in relation to delivering specific learning to meet identified development requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality, engaging and informative training sessions both in the classroom or within the virtual training environment
  • Work closely with own line manager and managers within the organisation in relation to delivering identified learning and development requirements i.e. regulatory action plans
  • Keep abreast of changes related to the organisation, subject content, and social care to ensure the learning experience is relevant and appropriate to the audience
  • Maintain continuing professional development and undertake any additional training as needed
  • Work closely with the Learning Admin team in relation to the scheduling of training
  • Use Lifeways learning systems to effectively deliver high quality training
  • Deliver effective learning activities for diverse groups in a safe and inclusive environment
  • Promote a variety of learning approaches to suit the needs of the learners and the organisation
  • Support learners who may have specific needs and works creatively to overcome any barriers to learning
  • Enable learners to share responsibility for their own learning, setting goals that challenge where appropriate
  • Provide constructive and timely feedback to colleagues, managers
  • Manage the training environment to ensure it is suitable for the specific learning activity
  • Represent Lifeways group brand positively and to a high standard
  • Provide support to the wider team to deliver training where required and upskilled to do so

Experience, Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years continuous employment in support or care roles in health care, social care or education
  • Hold or willingness to complete an accredited training qualification e.g Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) or equivalent
  • Confident in using virtual / remote learning technology, and maintains personal competence in such systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage / hold the attention of learners in a virtual learning environment
  • Ability to work unsupervised and co-operatively with others while also representing and promoting the Lifeways group brand positively and to a high standard
  • Ability to manage own time and workload to meet deadlines, with a strong attention to detail
  • Up to date train the train qualification for Epilepsy Buccal Administration
  • Up to date train the train qualification for First Aid At Work
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, presentation and training skills to facilitate learning
  • Ability to negotiate and influence persuasively and to command confidence and credibility in learning and development amongst colleagues, staff and representatives
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and deal with situations in a sensitive manner
  • Ability to demonstrate agility in working practices by working closely with own line manager to provide ad hoc training and learning for services for specific operational requirements i.e. who are under strict regulatory oversight
  • Up to date train the train qualification for Manual Handling People Moving

At Lifeways we value our colleagues and work hard to develop their skills through the provision of training and support. We are expanding and so there are real opportunities for career development.

If you feel ready for a change and are able to take on new challenges in a growing organisation, we want to hear from you.

The Lifeways Group is an equal opportunities employer and is regulated by CQC in England, CIW in Wales and CI in Scotland.

West Midlands, England, UK