HCPA are looking for a Practice Educator to join the team. The aim of this position is to design, develop and deliver high quality leadership and care training to the private, voluntary and independent adult social care workforce in Hertfordshire. It is an exciting position for you to extend your leadership in care and training skills.
Why work for HCPA?
Hertfordshire Care Providers Association (HCPA) is a unique company set up to support adult care providers within Hertfordshire to raise quality standards of care. Support is given to our members via funded training and providing information and guidance. We also provide additional services and projects such as recruitment, an independent feedback service, and community education. Our team is dedicated to improving service user’s quality of life by providing high quality education and training to care professionals, and we are looking for you to share our passion and help us achieve our mission. We offer a vast range of benefits to our employees:
·Working from modern HCPA Office in Welwyn Garden City
·This is a 12-month renewable contract (based on funding)
·40 hour working week 8.30am to 5pm.
·£30000 per year
·Travel expenses paid when working offsite
·Herts Rewards and Herts Care Academy Benefits
·Pension and Sickness Scheme
·Employee Assistance Programme
·36 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays)
·Friendly and supportive team
·Annual Care Awards
·Team building days and team events
What does this job involve?
Here is an overview of what the day to day job may involve:
·Work with the strategic management to understand the needs of learners and create and implement development plans to address both short- and long-term requirements, focusing on addressing any skills gaps and meeting the needs of our members.
·Design, prepare and deliver care and leadership level training courses to meet observation requirements including Ofsted
·Learn all current courses within the HCPA offer and deliver these to HCPA standards with passion and enthusiasm
·Act as an assessor and verifier and support learners to complete coursework
·Take responsibility of own learners by guiding them through the training end ensure timely assessing of coursework
·Provide reports on assessment and completion rates
·Support providers who require tailored solutions to training staff
·Attend task and finish groups to develop and implement the Hertfordshire strategy including for Qualified Practitioners (Nurses), Apprentices and Practitioners working towards leadership qualifications.
·Plan and deliver manager forums
·Provide reports to the strategic lead on evaluation, quality, return on investment and impact on L&D strategy of existing and proposed training interventions.
·Work with the team to ensure all training is planned, booked, communicated and recorded efficiently.
·Work with the Quality Team to ensure all courses are mapped to appropriate qualifications and standards and manage all quality assurance within the department.
Am I the right person for this job?
If you share our vision and values and have a passion for improving the quality of care then this could be the role for you. You will also need to have:
·Completed a Certificate in Education and Training, or a minimum of Award in Education and Training
·Own transport with insurance for business use is essential for this role as travel around Hertfordshire may be required
·Previous experience of training within a health and social care setting
·Experience in working within the Health & Social Care Sector at Senior Leadership level
·Excellent communication skills both written, IT and verbal
·Be excellent at autonomous research and have proven leadership experience
·Adaptable - training may be within the HCPA training centre and may also be courses which need to be delivered at a client’s site or alternative venues.
If you are interested in this job, please apply today and someone from HCPA will be in contact soon. You can view more about HCPA by visiting www.hcpa.info
- Management Skills
- Adult Social Care
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