Location
Berkshire
Job Function
Health and Community Care
Salary Details
£24,300 to £26,211 (depending on qualifications) per annum
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
24 Jul 2024

About The Role

First Aid Trainer
Location: Reading, Berkshire, delivering courses within a 50 mile radius
Hours: 35 per week excluding travel (5 days between Monday to Saturday 9-5, with occasional evenings) 
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £24,300 to £26,211 (depending on qualifications) per annum
Driving: Full UK driving licence required and access to a vehicle (Business mileage reimbursed)


Could you play a vital role in presenting first aid training and specialist courses, teaching life-saving skills?
Would you like to become one of our amazing customer-focused British Red Cross First Aid Trainers?
This is a fantastic opportunity and will be a rewarding role for the right person! You’ll be helping us to achieve our mission of helping people in crisis.
 
What will a day in the life of a First Aid Trainer involve? You'll be:
  • Delivering first aid training and specialist courses, teaching life-saving skills.
  • Teaching the right action to take in different situations, for example when people may be unresponsive or have suffered burns. 
  • Supporting people with their confidence to provide potentially lifesaving support in an emergency.
  • Travelling to training venues.
Please note: It would be preferable for you to live within 50-mile radius of training venues which are predominately within the Berkshire area.
 
What will you need to be a successful First Aid Trainer?
  • An engaging personality; are a strong communicator and confident speaking in front of groups of people
  • Listening to others, coming up with solutions to problems, contesting opinions and giving feedback
  • Training or Teaching qualification, or are prepared to work towards one?
  • At ease working on your own and travelling to a range of training venues (using your own vehicle) 
  • IT literate
Experience of preparing and delivering a range of training courses, and are assertive in presenting to mixed ability groups

Interested? Closing date for application is 23.59 on Wednesday 23rd July 2024. Please note, we'll be reviewing completed applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close the advert early. So early submission of completed application is advised. 

In return for your dedication and expertise, you’ll get:
  • Holidays: 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
  • Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
  • Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
  • Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning.
  • Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform.
  • Wellbeing Assistance: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
  • Team Working: Champion our mission in a collaborative team.
  • Cycle2Work: Lease a bicycle through the scheme.
  • Season ticket loan: Interest-free loan for commuting expenses.
We are proud to participate in the disability confident scheme for roles based in the UK. During the application process, you will be asked if you wish to apply under the scheme. At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain dedicated to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the assistance of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.

Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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