Trainer - London
Location: London (based from our Head office)
Hours: 35 hours per week including evenings and weekends - job share opportunities may also be considered
Contract: Fixed term - 12 months
Salary: GBP24,436 per annum, inclusive of Inner London Weighting
Could you teach people how to save a life?
As a customer-focused trainer, you will play a vital role in delivering First Aid training and specialist courses, teaching life-saving skills to people throughout the UK.
From helping someone who is unresponsive to treating burns, we equip people with the confidence to provide potentially lifesaving support in an emergency.
Say hello to the team
Our team are welcoming, motivated, and passionate about helping people. We've been delivering first aid at work courses for more than 30 years. We have over 170 trainers throughout the UK, and in 2017 we delivered training to over 146,000 delegates. After costs have been deducted, every penny made goes to support the work of the British Red Cross - in 2017, this amounted to an amazing GBP 7,000,000.
We hold ISO: quality management accreditation and Investors in People Gold standard, demonstrating the quality of service and training you can expect to receive when choosing the British Red Cross.
Our dedicated call centre team are available to support you and regular team meetings and development workshops will help you to upgrade your skills.
This role might be for you if...
You've got a Training or Teaching qualification, or you're prepared to work towards one.
You're comfortable working on your own and you can travel to a range of training venues in the London area .
You're a strong communicator - you love listening to others, coming up with solutions to problems, challenging opinions and giving feedback
You must be prepared to work some evenings and weekends as part of a five day from six (Monday-Saturday) shift pattern.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 24th February 2019
Please note that we're also advertising for a Permanent Trainer to join our team in London. If you're interested in this role, please visit the link below:
- Permanent, full time London Trainer role
If you're interested in applying for this role in addition to the Fixed term vacancy, please email us at
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 28 days of annual leave plus bank/ public holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy
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.
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 race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in 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 can be found on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
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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