Training Assistant

The Training Assistant will support and coordinate preparation training for humanitarian emergency staff?

Role: Training Assistant

Hours: Full-time

Salary: Up to £22,000 (dependent on experience)

Duration: Permanent

Location: UK-Med Office, Manchester, UK with hybrid working (approximately 30% on-site)

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

The key objective of all Preparation Training is to ensure that the professionals who execute UK-Med’s responses are thoroughly prepared, understand what they will face, and can deliver the most effective responses, ultimately resulting in beneficial health outcomes for the patients and communities we assist.

The Training Assistant will play a vital role in supporting the delivery of high-quality Preparation Training to our global workforce, comprising Core Staff and a Register of approximately 1,100 healthcare professionals worldwide.

Working under the guidance of the Training Manager and closely with the Training Officer, the Training Assistant will support and coordinate the delivery of high-quality training interventions in line with UK-Med’s vision for our digital, in-person and simulation-based training portfolio.

The ideal candidate for Training Assistant is someone passionate about Learning and Development, with skills in training coordination and effective communication. The role requires an organised and consistent approach to meeting team priorities and deliverables.  Additionally, the Training Assistant will be involved in researching, experimenting, and implementing new developments and tools for online learning to create engaging and impactful training for a global audience.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits in a supportive work environment, with the opportunity to contribute significantly to humanitarian efforts through your role.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Training Assistant before applying.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal.  Your covering letter must include a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the criteria in the person specification.

Applications must be submitted no later than 18th December 2023.

Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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