Salary : £28,000 - £32,500 per annum

Based in : Team Valley, Gateshead

Hours Per Week : 37 hours per week

Status : Permanent

Contract Type : Permanent

Interview Date : TBC

Closing Date : 18th January 2018

About you

You will have demonstrable experience as a practitioner supporting socially disadvantaged and vulnerable people, with significant experience of training delivery and facilitation of groups. As well as the ability to empower, develop and motivate others. You should understand Learning and Development methodologies in relation to training delivery and evaluation and, above all, our work with clients with multiple complex needs.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports 21,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We have been supporting people in the North East since 1970, with services across Accommodation, Addictions & Recovery, Employment, Criminal Justice, Women’s Services, and Children & Families amongst other key causes; whilst having other exciting developments on the horizon.

So it is a great time to be joining our organisation.

We’re looking for committed compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. Are you ready to change lives for a living? Read more about the job below and apply today.

About the job

The focus of the role is the delivery of Core training for colleagues across Changing Lives. This may include, for example: Professional Boundaries and Self Care; Understanding Trauma; Risk Assessment and Managing Risk; Motivational Interviewing; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Mental Health or Safeguarding. This involves the delivery of assigned sessions or co-facilitation with nominated in-house trainers utilising a range of delivery methods, ensuring inclusivity and engagement. It also includes maintaining high quality resources and session plans, regularly reviewing evaluations, and taking an opportunity-driven approach to making updates to training content or redesigning materials. As well as, leading and facilitating meetings with in-house trainers to drive quality and consistency.

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.