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Essential Skills Trainer (Trainee) - Birmingham

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Education and Training
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: From £25,600

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Our Learning and Development team has an exciting opportunity for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge and understanding in regard to facilitation skills.

We have a 18 month fixed term full-time position for a Essential Skills Trainer (Trainee); who will deliver the charity’s non-restrictive and restrictive intervention packages, the Safety Intervention Training programme to our staff, whether that be within our Essential Skills Refresher programme or within the initial Safety Intervention 5 day courses.

They will also champion least restrictive practice, Positive Behaviour Support and assist in the delivery of Basic Life Support.  The role includes the delivery of physical skills and therefore a degree of physical fitness is essential.

Another key part of the role is to assist in the on-boarding experience for new colleagues during Induction and support the development of Healthcare Assistants through the Care Certificate.

The role will require regular travel to our site in Northampton to facilitate courses , alongside training delivery and support on site in Birmingham.

Whilst Safety Intervention Training, Induction and Mandatory Training courses carry most of the workload within the role, there are opportunities to continue your own professional development in other areas.

For a conversation about the role please contact Jack Anniky via email at 

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.