Location
South Yorkshire
Job Function
Education/Training
Salary Details
£21,914 per annum (pro rata)
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
29 May 2022

About The Role

Location: Sheffield
Contact type: 1 year fixed term
Hours per week: 35
Salary: £21,914 per annum (pro rata)
 
Could you ensure our community education service is delivered effectively, consistently, and exceeds quality standards?

We have a unique and exciting role for a Community Education Coordinator to join our team at the British Red Cross. In this role you'll be delivering training sessions and workshops in the South Yorkshire area. The session we deliver depend on the needs of our service users so no two days will be the same. 
You will also be managing the allocation of resources and volunteers in the area to increase the British Red Cross geographical footprint and capacity within communities.

Reporting to the Community Education Manager, you will manage community external partnerships and relationships, and support the implementation of partnerships and externally funded projects. You will also have accountability for all aspects of the Community Education blended learning offer for their area and to ensure the education delivery is consistent and at the appropriate quality standard

This is a great opportunity to make a real impact, through facilitated learning to adults and young people. You will be helping us better equip thousands of people to cope and take action in the event of a crisis.
 

Say hello to the team …


Our vision is a world where everyone gets the help they need in a crisis

Our education offer has been developed for those with an increased risk of experiencing a crisis.  We've designed our service to develop people's individual and community resilience; delivering vital skills that help people effectively cope with and take action in a crisis.

We want everyone in the UK to have the opportunity to learn first aid/education, and identified risk groups to have the skills and confidence to be able to cope in a crisis, so they can help themselves and others
 

This role might be for you if …
  • You possess a recognised education, training or facilitation qualification (or equivalent by experience) and excellent coaching and motivational skills
  • You have got experience recruiting, selecting, managing, and supporting volunteers
  • You have got experience of facilitated learning and adapting nationally approved learning content to meet user needs
  • You have well developed presentation skills 
  • You have the ability to build and maintain relationship with staff at all levels as well as external partners 
  • You have a Valid UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle 
 

The closing date for applications is 23.59 on 29th May 2022, with interviews expected to take place week commencing the 6th June 

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at recruitment@redcross.org.uk quoting vacancy ID 5135

Need help completing your application or supporting statement? Please read our useful “Candidate Application Guidance” document in the “Additional Information” link.


 What you'll get in return

As well as a rewarding role within a global charity, we offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:

  • 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) - pro rata for part time staff
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Discounts from a range of online and high street retailers
Click here for further details on our staff benefits


A little bit more about us

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK.

We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.

We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Connecting human kindness with human crisis


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