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Training Officer

  • Service: Positive Effect
  • Location: Flexible with travel to clients
  • Salary: £21,600 - £30,057 (p.a. depending on location - LWA)
  • Type: Full time (37 hours)
  • Ref: 056/21-2

Part time hours will be considered

We are looking for someone who has the ability to inspire as well as inform in their role with us as a Training Officer in the sphere of Health & Wellbeing.

Does that sound like you?

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced trainer to make a real difference to the health and wellbeing of both children and adults.

You will be delivering training modules on health and wellbeing to professionals across three of our major project areas: the Department for Education, transport operators in London and private sector customers. The ability to innovate and be flexible is a must as new projects are developed and implemented.

Compass Positive Effect is the trading arm of our national charity and we are passionate about spreading best practice which has a positive effect on people’s lives, young and older!  

You’ll be part of a hard-working, close-knit team of seasoned professionals who know they’re using their first-class skills to make a real time difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable in our society.

About us

Positive Effect provides practical and effective health and wellbeing consultation, solutions and training.

We train and advise public and private sector organisations so they can run their own effective, preventative workplace or organisational wellbeing initiatives. It’s very rewarding!

The vision is to improve people’s mental wellbeing by reaching them through school or work. All surplus is used for charitable purpose, to support the health and wellbeing of the wider community.

The person

You should be passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of the population and supporting organisations to improve health outcomes. You will be skilled in engaging delegates and customers via training, coaching, consultancy and practical solutions. You will also ideally have direct experience of working and training in mental health and wellbeing.

You will be willing and able to travel across the country, ideally having a full driving licence and access to your own transport.

About the role

As Training Officer your key objectives include:

  • Leading the delivery of Compass Positive Effect training; both face to face and online
  • Supporting the development and finalisation of training modules and packages for the public and private sector
  • Helping to develop the Compass Positive Effect brand across different channels
  • Supporting the Compass Positive Effect Business Development Manager
  • Leading customer audits and consultancy

We welcome informal conversations about the role. Please contact Ian Cuthbert ian.cuthbert@compass-uk.org with any questions.

The benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service
  • Excellent Learning & Development Opportunities and Career Progression
  • Generous Contributory Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance

Closing date: Wednesday 10th November 2021

Interviews will take place shortly afterwards virtually through MS Teams

We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All Compass posts are subject to appropriate level DBS checks.

To apply you will need to download and complete Parts 1&2 of our application form. We would be grateful if you could also complete our equality monitoring form. Please send completed application forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org. CVs alone will not be accepted.

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. All Compass posts are subject to appropriate level DBS checks. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Established for over 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.

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