Learning and Development Training Instructors

Exciting opportunity to join our excellent Learning and Development team in Reading.

As an effective communicator who understands how people learn you will work closely with Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service colleagues to devise and deliver theoretical and practical instruction to our staff in a range of operational training areas. 

With strong interpersonal skills and the commitment to help us continually improve our service to the communities of Royal Berkshire, you will support the essential development and administration of Incident Command training; develop scenarios, training exercises and assessments.

You will have experience of teaching others and the ability to design training resources, as well as a knowledge of learning and development best practice. Previous experience in an emergency service and operational firefighting skills are desirable although not essential.

We want to recruit, retain and develop people who are dedicated to delivering a safe, professional and efficient service to the public 24/7, 365 days a year.

Based at Training Centre, Whitley Wood, Reading with travel to other locations around Berkshire, the post will provide you the opportunity to work as part of a great team and a professional and capable working community. You will also have the opportunity to gain a Teaching Qualification Award in Education and Training (AET).

Benefits

  • Salary £26,317 - £30,507 pro-rata and generous leave allowance of 27 days (plus bank holidays) pro rata for part time.
  • Part-time and flexible working arrangements encouraged. Full time-time hours (37) also considered. Post initially for 12 months.
  • We also offer a wide range of employee benefits, which are detailed on our website.

 Application Process

Applicants will be expected to detail their personal skills, qualities and attributes against the Job Profile.  Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to attend an interview.

If you are interested in applying for this position click Apply now.

If you would like to discuss the role before making an application you are welcome to contact Dom Manton, Group Manager Learning and Development on 07785573955 or Becci Jefferies, Head of HR and Learning and Development on 0118 9384670.

Closing Date: 9am on 23 September 2019.

Interviews will run between 30 September 2019 and 11 October 2019.

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to equality of opportunity, and is actively seeking a more diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all members of our communities and are particularly encouraging those from under-represented groups.  If you are disabled and meet the essential criteria of the role, you will be guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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