Health and Social Care Trainer


Homebased with travel to our services – mainly Bedfordshire, Essex and Greater London

£29,500 per annum pro rata

Posted: 06/07/22

14 hours per week (2 days or can be flexible)

Friends of the Elderly is a charity dedicated to supporting older people. We aspire to a society where all older people are treated with respect and have the opportunity to live fulfilled lives. We run care homes, day care services and a grant giving programme for older people.

 The Role

This is an additional role, working as part of the Learning and Development team in providing high quality, engaging and effective training to ensure that our staff have the knowledge and skills to provide outstanding care and meet our regulatory requirements.  The role will also have an important role to play as part of the delivery of our dementia education programme.

You will be delivering our comprehensive compliance and behavioural training programme in conjunction with our other Social Care Trainer, to ensure consistency in content and communications, and design and deliver new content for both face to face and online delivery that’s inclusive and in line with our values.

About you

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Health and Social Care qualification.
  • Hold a Training qualification.
  • Have previous experience as a trainer, designing and delivering mandatory training in the Health and Social Care Sector.
  • Have a working knowledge of legislative requirements within the health and social care industry.
  • Proven high standard of oral presentation and written communication skills.

You’ll enjoy being part of a team, but equally able to take the initiative and work alone and ideally, you’ll have a full clean driving license to get to our services easily.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! The role is part time, and we can be flexible regarding working times whilst ensuring we meet the needs of our services.

Why work for us?

We are committed to investing in our teams and their wellbeing, which is why we offer a great list of employee benefits specifically with you in mind. Our rewards include:

  • 25 days annual leave entitlement pro-rata, plus allowance for public bank holidays
  • Group Pension Plan, with a 6% contribution from us
  • Retail discount schemes to make your salary go further
  • Health cash plans for you and your family
  • Wellbeing support through various initiatives
  • Interest free travel loans and cycle to work scheme
  • Long service awards, that increase with length of service
  • Refer a friend to work for us and receive a £250 bonus
  • Competitive Pay

To apply for the role, please send a CV with a short supporting statement (no longer than two pages) outlining how you meet the person specification for the post to: centralrecruitment@fote.org.uk

Please also complete and return our Equal Opportunities monitoring form.

Social Care Trainer JD&PS 2022

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 2022

Closing Date – 17th August 2022

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Friends of the Elderly strives to be a diverse and inclusive workplace, where everyone can be themselves.

Our ambition is to celebrate and promote equality and diversity, working together to create an inclusive workplace, which attracts and retains the best people. People that care and can make a difference.

We value all our staff, service users, volunteers and contractors and strive to respect everyone as individuals, understand their perspectives, and provide a supported workplace so that everyone can thrive.

We are committed to listening, learning, and improving our workplace and we ask everyone to make a personal commitment to educate themselves and engage in conversations with colleagues, so that we can all learn and share our stories and treat everyone the same.

We encourage everyone to call out any actions or behaviours not consistent with our values, and champion the rights of everyone.

We would prefer all staff joining Friends of the Elderly to have received or be in the process of getting their COVID-19 vaccination. This is to support the protection of our staff, our residents and wider teams.