We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Force Trainer.
This position is full time and will be based at Ferndown Police Station, Dorset.
The principal responsibility of the role is to design and deliver training and development interventions in order to ensure that the knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and behaviour of police officers, staff and other members of the force meet the requirements of the force and priorities.
This posts main responsibilities will be to co-ordinate, prepare annual training schedules, design, develop and deliver training and development across a variety of packages. This may include initial and force training.
Design and deliver training packages for on and off the job training. To include written materials, classroom sessions and learning exercises, utilising all available technology by adopting innovative and alternative methods of delivery where appropriate
Identify individual training needs of students, as well as the occupational and organisational training needs of the Force (training needs analysis).
Represent the People Department at internal and external meetings, meet with representatives of outside organisations and represent the force at outside conferences.
Test and assess students and deliver any skills coaching or development of students required. Advise staff in training and development issues including internal departmental routes and external qualification routes.
Maintain records for lesson plans, courses, correspondence, reference materials, course content, and guest speakers consistent with the departmental requirements.
Support the Governance & Design Unit in the preparation of the Force/s Training Plan.
Ensure that programmes and packages are updated in accordance with local/national developments , best practice and legislation.
A recognised training/teaching qualification (eg Police Trainer Certificate or equivalent City & Guilds Further Adult Education Certificate, Certificate of Education, Certificate in Training Practice or equivalent NVQ level III in Learning and Development) OR Similar extensive relevant experience together with a commitment and potential to achieve such a qualification
Must be able to identify training and development needs and design bespoke training and development interventions according to learning methodologies consistent with the Force guidance; in order to support staff to meet individual and organisational objectives.
Values and Ethics – A trainers role is representative of the organisation and must have a broad understanding of issues affecting the service and to behave appropriately to ensure an appropriate image is displayed particularly important in relation to all areas of diversity. Additionally, a Trainer holds a position of responsibility and therefore must be able to effectively provide and manage students, irrespective of their rank or position.
The post holder must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to facilitate learning and understanding into the workplace and to liaise and respond to the needs of the organisation. Must also be able to adapt the style of communication to meet the needs of the audience.
Must be able to demonstrate sound organisational and planning skills. This is important when working towards deadlines to organise and prioritise courses to meet organisational, team and individual needs and to meet any requirements to schedule training demands across the force.
What we can offer you:
The opportunity to work for Devon & Cornwall Police – and as such have the ability to apply for upcoming permanent positions advertised internally
Access to highly discounted gym facilities
Paid annual leave
The ability to apply for a ‘Blue Light’ discount card
Access to Adecco Boost – including free eye sight tests, discounted vouchers and a 24/7 wellbeing centre
Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.