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Priory Group Division

Central Services


£36,500 per annum + Car Allowance



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

* Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review *

Priory is the leading independent provider of mental healthcare and adult social care in the UK. Priory is committed to ensuring learning, development and appropriate training is available to all colleagues.

We have an exciting opportunity within our Learning and Organisational Development Team to appoint a Fire Marshal & People Handling Trainer- Learning & Organisational Development (South East & Anglia),who will learn and deliver Fire Marshal and People Handling Trainers, People Handling, Emergency First Aid at Work and Basic Life Support training. Internally this role is known as a Regional Learning Partner - Practical Skills Team.

The successful applicant must live in region - South East & Anglia, and have a Full Driving Licence, and access to their own car.

The candidate must hold a Teaching qualification - essential.

The role is remote, delivering mostly face-to-face training and some virtual workshops. Travel is required to sites and regional offices with prior notice and occasional overnight stays. Must have a Driving Licence and access to a car, and would prefer them to live within the region to support sites.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn and Deliver Fire Marshall training across different delivery channels including face-to-face and virtual.
  • Learn and Deliver People Handling training across different delivery channels including face-to-face and virtual.
  • Learn and Deliver Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) & Basic Life Support (BLS) training across different platforms (mainly face-to-face and virtual classrooms) and adapt training to the varying needs and requirements of the business.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with key contacts within your assigned geographical regions.
  • Utilise Learning Management System (LMS) data to monitor and report on compliance and subsequently use this information to plan and organise training workshops across your region/s.
  • Design and update training materials in accordance with legislation, guidance and Priory policy in conjunction with the Practical Skills Team Lead, Learning & Organisational Development Business Partner (Mandatory Coordination and Delivery) and key stakeholders to ensure needs are met and materials are available.
  • Use emerging technologies to develop training resources further to impact learning outcomes.
  • Adapt and adjust training in accordance with particular service needs and always in response to participant feedback.

Knowledge, Qualifications and Skills:

  • Teaching qualification - essential 
  • Educated to degree level - desirable 
  • A regulated vocational or occupational qualification in First Aid and experience in training - desirable 
  • Experience in Fire Marshal training - desirable 
  • A regulated Fire Marshall Train the Trainer certificate/RQF Level 3 Health & Safety/RQF Level 3 Fire Safety or verifiable fire experience as a Fire Officer - desirable 
  • Manual/People Handling Train the Trainer certificate and experience in training - desirable 
  • Experience of delivering Immediate Life Support Training (ILS) -desirable

What we would like to give you: 

  • Competitive salary plus Car Allowance
  • 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays + additional day’s leave for your Birthday!
  • Annual leave entitlement increase based on length of service: 27 days after 5 years’ service and 30 days after 10 years’ service
  • Length of service recognition awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Initial Disclosure Check Cost covered, if applicable to role
  • ‘My Possible Self’ App and health-related benefits
  • Online discounts and cashback rewards
  • Technology scheme (qualifying period)
  • Cycle to work scheme (qualifying period)
  • ‘Cash for Colleagues’ – Employee referral scheme
  • Career Pathways Programme – for development and further qualifications

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the full job description attached prior to making an application.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy ahead of the closing date without notice.

If you are looking for your next challenge and think you’ve got what it takes to join our team, please apply here, together with a 5 minute video clip of you telling us why you are ideal for the job to

Interviews will be held on 22nd July or 25th July.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS.


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