Trainee Trainer

About the Role

This is an opportunity to train as a St John Trainer and you will be responsible for delivering a variety of training courses to our workplace and community training customers. Due to our wide range of clients, no training course should ever be the same, and you will deal with people from all backgrounds with different learning styles.

As a Trainee Trainer, you will undertake the trainee trainer programme with the aim of becoming a St John Ambulance Trainer. You will develop your own subject and professional competence whilst working towards a Level 3 Training Qualification. Key responsibilities in this role include; running assigned training courses in accordance with training received, ensuring all equipment used is fit for purpose, cleaned and stored correctly, developing relationships with other staff and volunteers to ensure high standards of training and demonstrating knowledge and commitment to the organisation’s values, mission, vision and objectives.  

This is a rewarding opportunity and will give you the chance to teach lifesaving skills to others and empower them to save lives in a wide range of situations. No two days are the same as an SJA Trainer and you will play a key role in our goal of helping us to deliver first aid to everyone that needs it.

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

You need to be able to stand up and talk to a group of people with confidence, however training and support will be given and there is an expectation that you will undertake course work and assignments. You must have the ability to remain passionate and engaging while delivering a training syllabus and have the expertise to deliver the content at the right pace for the training groups, as often these training courses can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved.

The training dates for the Certificate in Learning and Development are in 13th to 15th and 29th – 31st  January 2020 and you will need to be able to attend them all and it is a residential course.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive;

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing portal - Access to financial, health and wellbeing guidance and support.
  • Discounts - Blue Light, NHS Discounts and SJA discounts including discounts on mobile phone, gym membership, cinema, restaurants, holidays and shopping-including your weekly food shop.

Interview Date: TBC

Application Review Date: 03/12/2019

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.

If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here

For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please apply below. 


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