Health & Social Care Trainer

SaferHandCare is a reputable Health and Social Care agency with many years of experience serving both clients and candidates.

We have experience in developing healthcare recruitment solutions for a wide range of clients including NHS Trusts, Nursing and Residential Homes, Learning Disabilities Units, Prisons, hospitals and many more.

We place Healthcare professionals in a variety of roles temporary, contract and permanent employment.

Offering an experienced team, friendly & socialable working environment and the ability develop. The successful candidate would be joining at an exciting period of growth!

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Health and Social Care Trainer to join our team based in Newcastle-Under-Lyme

The successful candidate will be organised, structured, manage their workload effectively and be able to work on their own initiative. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral are required and the ability to demonstrate empathy when communicating with care workers, adapting your communication and training style depending on the circumstances. It is essential you are motivated and driven and that you thrive in a learner/trainer environment.

As our Trainer, you will deliver mandatory Health and Social Care modules for in-house staff and commercial courses, these include:

  • Basic Food Hygiene.
  • Health & Safety; COSHH.
  • Mental Capacity/DOLs; Dementia.
  • Moving and Handling (Theory & Practical),
  • First Aid/BLS.
  • Medication Administration
  • Safeguarding
  • Bespoke modules when requested.

You will be expected to build on our current training modules and help nurture and form long term relationships with new and existing staff as you will be responsible for their continuing professional development and training.

This role is viewed by the management team as one of the most important in the company as the trainer is an extension of our core values and it is the trainer’s responsibility to ensure that our high standards and commitment to quality is embedded in every member of staff they develop.

This role would best suit an experienced Carer who has moved in to training and tutoring within the last couple of years. You will ideally have at least 2 years’ experience in Health and Social Care training as well as previous care experience and a knack for building rapports with new people.

This is a very exciting opportunity for the right person, and your annual salary would be based on experience and qualifications.

Qualifications in relevant training skills and an up to date certificate in train the trainer would be desirable.

Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience

Working hours: Mon – Fri 9-5