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Area Trainers – INTERNAL ONLY – Prison Based

Salary Closing Date 27-Feb-17
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Closing Date 27-Feb-17
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Lifeline’s Prison based staff training packages have undergone a comprehensive review to support the development of our teams working across prison establishments. There are five mandatory training sessions and a varied menu of other packages to support and develop Lifeline staff.


To enable delivery of these training packages, we need to identify and train a number of enthusiastic and skilled area trainers who are working in a prison based role. This is a unique opportunity to develop new skills as well as to enhance and build upon your existing knowledge. You can use this exciting opportunity to advance your personal and professional development.


To be successful as an Area Trainer, you will have:


  • A passion for delivering staff training.
  • The ability to represent Lifeline positively and contribute to our values led recovery approach.
  • The ability to work independently within a structured framework.
  • Commitment to deliver a minimum of 6 days training per year, locally and occasionally in other areas.
  • The ability to deliver effective and organised training sessions, including oversight of organising sessions
  • Motivation and enthusiasm.


Please note that the role will be in addition to your existing role and will require travel across your regional area and you must be able to meet this requirement. You may also be required to deliver training across the Directorate on occasion. Area trainers will be required and supported to deliver the full range of training sessions


Team members interested in this role should submit an expression of interest of no more than one A4 page

  1. Detailing how you meet the above criteria
  2. What you bring to this opportunity
  3. Your relevant skills and experiences


For internal applicants only –

Please forward an expression of interest to Felicity Armstrong, Prison Based Training Lead at:


Please discuss this opportunity with your line manager before submitting an expression of interest to ensure you can be released from your current role for at least 6 days per year plus attend the 2 day Training for Trainers course (w/c 6th March 2107) and occasional training team meetings.


Closing Date:      4pm – 27/02/17

Expressions of interest received after this date will not be considered.


Lifeline Project is an Equal Opportunities Employer and invites applications from all regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, age or dis


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