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Life Support & Essential Skills Facilitator - Essex

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Education and Training
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: From £36,750 - £45,250 (Inclusive of Essex Fringe Allowance) per annum pro rata

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Here’s a role that will make the most of your talents – and help us to transform the lives of people with mental health issues.

Life Support & Essential Skills Facilitator, Part time

Location: Essex

Salary: From £36,750 - £45,250 (Inclusive of Essex Fringe Allowance) per annum pro rata

Full time & Part time hours considered


About St Andrew’s

We are St Andrew’s, a mental health Charity which inspires Hope. We working together with a number of organisations to transform the lives of people with complex mental health needs. We provide specialist mental healthcare and deliver a range of inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve lives.

Our vision for the future is a society in which everyone living with mental health need is heard, valued and has hope for their future.

Come join us. Let's transform lives together.

Purpose of Role:

The person in this post will play an important role in ensuring our staff are confident, competent and in date with key areas of their mandatory training. Working closely with colleagues locally, as well as in Northampton and Essex/Birmingham, the successful individual will plan, deliver, assess and evaluate learning in Immediate Life Support, Basic Life Support and Safety Intervention Training. We want to be sure that the training people receive really is changing lives so there’s a strong emphasis on learner experience and measuring both knowledge retention and behaviour change. The individual in this post will promote a culture of learning and practice development, ensuring skills are accessible to all. 

A bit about you

  • A registered clinical professional; such as a Registered Nurse, Qualified Paramedic
  • IIHCD qualified Emergency Medical Technician with at least one year post qualification experience
  • Immediate life support instructor certification (Resuscitation UK)
  • Learning and Development Qualification (PTTLS or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in a mental health or a health and social care setting
  • Training, design and evaluation experience, delivering to a wide range of groups
  • Able to demonstrate an awareness of equality issues and commitments to the aims and objectives of the policy in employment and patient care
  • Skilled in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Positive attitude towards learning and development and high customer care.
  • Highly developed facilitation and presentation skills
  • Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.


We offer an excellent benefits package including: Pension; Sickness policy on par with the NHS; Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes; 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service; Life cover; Electric Car lease scheme; Cycle to work scheme; Healthcare cash plan; Free parking; Paid DBS application; Access to free vocational qualifications;