Sessional Trainer

Role: Sessional Trainer
Pay: £15 per hour delivery, £10 per hour admin (Living Wage Employer)
Hours of work: Sessional, flexible
Department: Development
Line Manager: Training and Research Manager

Role Description

  • You will deliver the Haven Wolverhampton’s training offer (internal & external) including the delivery of the induction programme and training on the subject of VAWG.
  • To deliver training to groups, face to face and virtual training (webinar setup)
  • You will play a key part in the training of THW new staff members, students, volunteers, Board members and the development of existing staff, as well as providing a wide range of training for external organisations and professional groups

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To work under the direction and supervision of our Training Manager to deliver core training as part of The Haven Wolverhampton’s induction programme.
  • Deliver external training to a wide variety of professional partners and community organisations, to improve awareness, recognition and response to domestic abuse.
  • Work closely with the Training Manager and assist with establishing joint working initiatives and protocols which support our internal and external training delivery.
  • Deliver comprehensive and engaging training relevant to the services we deliver. Training to be of a high quality and applicable to a wide range of audiences demonstrating a positive impact on practice.
  • Assist in the development of new learning and development opportunities. To contribute to the design, development and production of training on all aspects of violence against women and children.
  • To keep up to date with research and developments to ensure knowledge is kept up to date via the Training Manager.
  • To conduct and analyse evaluations, feeding back to our Training Manager to identify areas of development and improvement.
  • To promote good practice and abide by all The Haven Wolverhampton’s policies and procedures. Responsibility for accurate and day to day maintenance of the Sales Ledger.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as maybe reasonably required, and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job.
  • To undertake any health and safety training and related activities such as First Aid, Fire Marshall, Duty Hold, Health & Safety representative etc. as required for the post and as required by The Haven Wolverhampton to ensure their Health & Safety Policy is implemented effectively.
  • To ensure equality of opportunity both in service provision and employment, having regard to the needs of the diverse communities we serve.
  • To act in accordance with the organisations standing orders, financial regulations and financial procedures.
  • To supervise and support volunteers and placement as required
  • To comply with legislation and The Haven’s policies including Confidentiality, Information Sharing, GDPR, Computer Security, Safeguarding CYP’s and ‘Adults at Risk’, and Human Rights.
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grading of the post subject to reasonable adjustment under the Equality Act.
  • The duties of the post may change and develop from time to time in the light of new legislation, The Haven’s Policies, organisational development and social trends. Such development will be monitored in conjunction with the Chief Executive and will be reflected as necessary in the aims and objectives of the post.

Special Conditions: (if applicable e.g. unsociable hours, extensive travel etc.)

Able to work unsociable hours on occasions if required to undertake internal Haven activities or external continued professional development activities.

Experience:

Essential:

  • Experience working in either the voluntary or statutory sector with victims of domestic abuse.
  • Experience of delivering training.
  • Experience of writing and presenting information of a high calibre, formally and informally, to a range of audiences.

Desirable:

  • Experience of having researched and developed high-quality training/facilitation materials.
  • Experience of delivering organisational core training and knowledge and understanding of organisational policies and procedures.

    Knowledge & Understanding:

    Essential:

    • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse in the context of VAWG.
    • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of methods of transferring knowledge and learning styles.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of learning outcomes and session planning.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of why evaluations and learner feedback is important.
    • Demonstrable understanding of GDPR.

    Desirable:

    • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of Health & Safety issues related to this post.
    • Knowledge of the voluntary / charitable sector.

    Skills & Abilities:

    Essential:

    • Demonstrable ability to constructively challenge pre-existing views that normalise VAWG
    • The ability to build effective relationships and rapport quickly with delegates within a training setting
    • Excellent presentation skills.
    • Sound IT skills (eg Word, PowerPoint and Excel), including use of technology for communication with a geographically diverse audience.
    • A positive and motivating, results driven, solution focused approach.
    • Ability to take responsibility for own work
    • Effective negotiation, interpersonal, organisational and time management skills

    Desirable:

    • Demonstrate ability to meet targets and deadlines.

    Qualifications & Training:

    Essential:

    • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development in domestic abuse and related subjects.

    Desirable:

    • PTTLS/ or other teaching qualification as a formal trainer / teacher /facilitator.

    Other special requirements:

    Essential:

    • Able to work unsociable hours on occasions if required to undertake internal Haven activities or external continued professional development activities
    • To comply with legislation and The Haven’s policies including Confidentiality, Information Sharing, Data Protection, GDPR, Computer Security, Safeguarding CYP’s and Adults at Risk, and Human Rights.
    • To ensure equality of opportunity both in service provision and employment, having regard to the needs of the diverse communities we serve.
    • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grading of the post subject to reasonable adjustment under the Equality Act.
    • Be committed to the aims and objectives of The Haven Wolverhampton in supporting women and any dependent children who are homeless through reasons such as domestic violence.

    Desirable:

    • The role requires travel therefore full, clean driver’s license and access to your own vehicle with business insurance is desirable.

    Closing Date: Ongoing

    Under the Care Standards Act 2000; all posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.   Due to the nature of our work Schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies, therefore applications from women only will be considered.  The Haven Wolverhampton is an equal opportunities employer.

    This project receives financial support from Wolverhampton City Council.  Registered Charity No. 10654

    Next Steps…

    To apply for this role, please download the application pack below. Follow the instructions to complete it. Once completed, please send it to the email address stated in the pack. Alternatively you can email recruitment@havenrefuge.org.uk to request an application pack or send an A4 self-addressed envelope with 95p postage stating the job title to: The Haven Wolverhampton, 18 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4BL.

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