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Fantastic new vacancy available, see below for details

Business Trainer

Salary: Grade 5 (£21,589 to £23,369) pro rata
Hours: 22.5 hours per week – Three days per week
(Flexible working policy in operation)
Location: Based at Service Headquarters, Pirehill, Stone, Staffs, ST15 0BS

About the role:
The role of Business Trainer is to work within our busy Business Training work stream. During 2018 we delivered 88 training courses to 866 people who work in Staffordshire. As a result of this training these people are now more knowledgeable in areas such as;

Emergency Fire Aid at Work
Basic Life Support and Safe Use of AED
Level 1 and 2 Fire Safety Awareness
Fire Warden Training
Fire Awareness Training
Evac Chair Training
Manual Handling
We offer free courses to businesses which have experienced a fire and discounts are offered to third sector organisations, ensuring that training is being delivered to people who need it most.

Duties to include:

To undertake instructional duties on technical and practical training courses as directed by the Head of Safer Communities. These courses include NUCO accredited Fire Safety Level 1, 2 and Train the Trainer, Emergency First Aid in the Work Place and Mental Health First Aid.
To undertake preparations of study notes and aids to teach as directed by the Fire Safety Training Manager.
To complete all relevant course administration documents and student reports in line with NUCO requirements along with any other requirements of Safer Communities CIC.
To carry out general maintenance, testing of equipment and maintain adequate stocks of extinguishers and fuel etc. required for the running of courses.
To successfully undertake specific courses related to instructional duties.
Seek, maintain and develop the existing business, maximizing marketing and branding opportunities for the business courses in line with its objectives.
To market the courses within local communities as directed by the Head of Safer Communities.
See full Job Description.
Person Specification:


GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Mathematics Grade C or above
Ability to work with a range of stakeholders from a range of levels within an organisation.
Knowledge and awareness of technical and community fire safety issues.
Experience of working with the public, private and third sector.
Experience of delivering training courses to both small and large groups of people.
Experience of marketing and sales.
Work experience in business administration.
Excellent keyboard skills and use of MS Office packages
Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Clear written and verbal skills.

Ability to achieve deadlines, work on own initiative and be self-motivated.

Ability to work as a team member.

Driving license, have the use of a vehicle and willing to enter onto the ‘casual car’ user scheme.

Additional Information:

Safer Communities CIC is a social enterprise with the mission to make Staffordshire safer. We are a growing company and deliver a range of projects within the county of Staffordshire including delivering Prince’s Trust programmes, respite for young carer’s in the form of monthly Hub Clubs, we also work closely with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to provide community facilities.

This vacancy is open to both internal and external applicants.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 21st July 2019

To apply please click on the link to the Internal Careers site:

All communication regarding this vacancy will be issued via email, so please check your email account on a regular basis.

If you have any enquiries please contact:
Julie Ann Edwards - Recruitment Advisor - 01785 898749, or
Sarah Fynney - HR Business Partner - 01785 8988686
Safer Communities CIC