Everyone who needs it should receive first aid from those around them. No one should suffer for the lack of trained first aiders.'
St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity. Every year, 400,000 people learn how to save a life through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of young people. First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact. We want everyone to learn it, so that they can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved.
To achieve this, we provide a wide range of products and services to the community such as our workplace and community training, first aid support at events and our vital work with the emergency services with our ambulance operations. We generate around £100m per annum which we reinvest in delivering and campaigning for better access to first aid for everyone. By doing this, we can give people access to important skills that they wouldn’t otherwise get the chance to learn.
We are also passionate about campaigning to raise awareness of first aid so that everyone has access to life saving knowledge through our award-winning ad campaigns such as "The Chokeables" which is credited with saving at least 54 babies lives and recently won the Charity Film of the Year Award 2017.
About the Role
To line manage, organise, motivate and develop a team of Trainers to ensure the delivery of courses for external customers at the required standard in multiple locations across a dispersed area. Ensure the effective delivery of both workplace and community training courses. Coordinate community training activities. Line manage a Training Coordinator and support/coach Training Team Managers and lead Sector/area-wide initiatives. Lead area/sector/national initiatives and projects related to workplace training delivery or community training, including being a primary point of contact and coordinating with the relevant other functions and teams involved.
We are looking for someone who has experience of successfully developing and training people as well as proven experience of effective and appropriate decision making and sound financial management.
The role is full time and can be based in either Leeds, York or Newcastle upon Tyne
Working at St John Ambulance - More than one way to save a life
We are a constantly evolving team of over 2,000 employees and 15,000 volunteers, together we’re united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, first aid training and campaigning, to ensure that no one suffers from the lack of first aiders.
We believe that every team member is key to our success whether they work in Ambulance Operations, Marketing, Training or HR and our values of Humanity, Excellence, Accountability, Responsiveness and Team Work are embedded in everything we do.
We believe in setting our people up for success in a collaborative and positive environment where we are constantly open to change and new ideas.
Closing Date: 8th December 2017