Training for Care
Training for Care

Charity registered in Scotland SC006545


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Peripatetic Assessor/Verifiers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th March 2024

As a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved assessment centre we have a long track record of achieving high grades for our delivery methods across awards in social care and childcare, including Vocational qualifications and Professional Development Awards.

We work with a variety of organisations from education centres to statutory, private and voluntary organisations providing services in social care and childcare. The quality of our assessment processes, and the support we offer to candidates, has been fundamental to our success for over 40 years.

We are currently looking qualified Peripatetic Assessors and Internal Verifiers to join our teams in childcare and social care delivering SVQs and classroom based taught courses. These roles would suit a variety of applicants seeking to earn on a self-employed basis at a level that suits them.

Peripatetic Assessors/Verifiers may already have a part time role and be looking for paid opportunities which may also help to develop their career, others may be approaching retirement or looking to try a new career in training and development.

The role provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding around the assessment and verification processes, whilst also developing the skills required to motivate and support staff in their professional development.

We are interested in hearing from trained and untrained assessors/verifiers. If you do not hold an assessor’s award, we offer the L&D 9DI and the verifiers L&D 11 award, as part of our induction and development programme. These qualifications allows individuals to deliver a range of awards including SVQ, PDA and HNC.

Experience working in childcare or adult care services, and the necessary qualifications to register with the SSSC are essential to the assessor role.

If you are interested in working with us and would like to find out more, please get in touch with the relevant Head of Department:

•Sheila Bulloch (Head of Childcare): sheila.bulloch@tfcscotland.org.uk

•Deborah Hughes (Head of Care): deborah.hughes@tfcscotland.org.uk

•Office: 0131 556 7773

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Contracts and Business Coordinator (maternity cover)

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh City Centre (EH7)
  • Closing 17th November 2023

We are looking for someone with experience in procurement to take the lead in the procurement and management of our business contracts and assist with various other activities in business management. This is currently being offered as a temporary role to cover maternity leave.

We are a small training provider based in Edinburgh. We deliver SVQs and Short Courses for the Social Care and Childcare sectors.

We hold a contract with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) to deliver modern apprenticeships in Social Care and Childcare qualifications. This contract makes up a significant percentage of our business and therefore the successful management of it is crucial to our success as an organisation. Management of this contract includes procurement activities, liaising with SDS contract personnel and other key staff, monitoring performance and claims and adhering to SDS quality and compliance standards. Some experience with SDS contract management would be ideal but is not necessary.

The successful applicant will also be required to assist in the management of other existing contacts as well as seeking out opportunities to tender for new business, completing and submitting tenders in partnership with senior management.

There will also be a role in managing our facilities contracts and assisting in quality assurance, organisational standards and planning. The successful applicant will assist in maintaining the organisations policies and procedures in partnership with senior management. They will also be responsible for monitoring performance, creating annual reports and presenting information to the organisation’s management committee.

About Us

Training for Care is an educational not-for-profit organisation delivering vocational training and short courses in Social Care and Childcare. We have a long history of providing high quality learner focussed training to all levels of staff in the sector and we work with a variety of organisations, from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Training for Care is based in Edinburgh and delivers training throughout Scotland.

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Peripatetic Assessor/Internal Verifier

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th October 2023

As a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved assessment centre we have a long record of achieving high grades for our delivery methods across awards in social care and childcare, including Vocational qualifications and Professional Development Awards.

We work with a variety of organisations from education centres to statutory, private and voluntary organisations providing services in social care and childcare. The quality of our assessment processes, and the support we offer to candidates, has been fundamental to our success for over 40 years.

We are currently looking for qualified Peripatetic Assessors (L&D 9DI) and/or Internal Verifiers (L&D 11) to join our Social Care Team.

This role would suit a variety of applicants seeking to earn on a self-employed basis at a capacity that suits them. You may already have a part time role and be looking for an additional opportunity to develop your career; you may have family commitments that mean you have limited time available or be approaching retirement but be keen to continue to work flexible hours.

The role provides an opportunity to continue to develop knowledge and understanding around the assessment process as well as the skills required to motivate and support staff in their professional development.

Experience working in adult social care services along with the necessary qualifications to register with the SSSC are essential. We offer competitive rates of pay - £15 to £18 per hour for assessment and £19 - £22 per hour for IV.

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Finance Administrator

  • Part time
  • £24,700 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd June 2023

We are looking for an experienced Finance Administrator to support the smooth running of our small training organisation.

Main duties would include:

Payroll Administration:

Processing staff salaries, ensuring that all notified changes in relation to PAYE, National Insurance and Pensions are complied with. Completing returns for the Inland Revenue. Dealing with administration of tax and National Insurance matters, using the relevant online platforms and liaising as necessary with HMRC. We have a small staff team, currently 9 members.

Invoices:

Processing bills and invoices, and monitoring debtors and creditors.

Reconciliation and Annual Accounts:

Reconciling various financial elements on a monthly/quarterly basis. Assisting in the preparation of the annual accounts for auditors.

Experience in payroll is a must. It would also be beneficial to have some experience in using Xero and Microsoft packages.

About Us

Training for Care is an educational not-for-profit organisation delivering vocational training and short courses in Social Care and Childcare. We have a long history of providing high quality learner focussed training to all levels of staff in the sector and we work with a variety of organisations, from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Training for Care is based in Edinburgh and delivers training throughout Scotland.

This will initially be a temporary 6 month post with the hopes to become permanent for the right candidate.

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Administrator

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th February 2023

We are looking for an administrator to oversee and ensure the effective delivery and day to day performance of our Short Course Programme.

We pride ourselves in delivering high quality training with an enthusiastic and highly qualified professional training team. Our Short Courses are mandatory training and CPL courses for the Social Care and Childcare sectors e.g. First Aid, Moving and Handling, Food Hygiene, Epilepsy, Adult Support and Protection etc. We deliver group bookings as well as an open programme.

The role would include liaising with trainers, purchasers and course participants for course booking, information and support. Administrative duties include processing bookings, supplying course materials, maintaining records of courses, preparing information for invoicing and producing/issuing certificates.

Some courses are delivered on-site in our training suite, the short course administrator will prepare the training room and refreshments as required.

This role would be suitable for someone with excellent communication skills, who has experience in a customer-facing role. The successful applicant would also need to have experience using Microsoft Office packages, and excellent organisational skills. Some marketing experience would be preferred but is not essential.

We are a small organisation so the ability to work independently and to self-motivate is essential, as well as being a supportive member of a small admin team. We aim to provide a supportive environment for our staff, and provide opportunities for development in their role where possible.

About Us

Training for Care is an educational not-for-profit organisation delivering vocational training and short courses in Social Care and Childcare. We have a long history of providing high quality learner focussed training to all levels of staff in the sector and we work with a variety of organisations, from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Training for Care is based in Edinburgh and delivers training throughout Scotland.

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Administrative Assistant

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th October 2022

We are looking for an administrative assistant to support the delivery of our Vocational Qualifications and Funded Modern Apprenticeship Programmes.

The role would include course and funding administration, communication with students and teaching staff, registration with external bodies, and maintenance of student records.

This post requires experience in using Microsoft office packages, plus good communication and organisational skills.

We continuously recruit students for our various programmes throughout the year, so the successful candidate will have a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise. We are a small organisation so the ability to work independently and to self-motivate is essential, as well as being a supportive member of a small admin team.

About Us

Training for Care is an educational not-for-profit organisation delivering vocational training and short courses in Social Care and Childcare. We have a long history of providing high quality learner focussed training to all levels of staff in the sector and we work with a variety of organisations, from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Training for Care is based in Edinburgh and delivers training throughout Scotland.

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Peripatetic Assessor/Internal Verifier

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th September 2022

As a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved assessment centre we have a long record of achieving high grades for our delivery methods across awards in social care and childcare, including Vocational qualifications and Professional Development Awards.

We work with a variety of organisations from education centres to statutory, private and voluntary organisations providing services in social care and childcare. The quality of our assessment processes, and the support we offer to candidates, has been fundamental to our success for over 35 years.

We are currently looking for a qualified Peripatetic Assessor (L&D 9DI) and/or Internal Verifier (L&D 11) to join our social care team.

This role would suit a variety of applicants seeking to earn on a self-employed basis at a capacity that suits them. You may already have a part time role and be looking for an additional opportunity to develop your career; you may have family commitments that mean you have limited time available or be approaching retirement but be keen to continue to work flexible hours.

The role provides an opportunity to continue to develop knowledge and understanding around the assessment process as well as the skills required to motivate and support staff in their professional development.

Experience working in adult social care services and the necessary qualifications to register with the SSSC are essential. We offer competitive rates of pay - £15 to £18 per hour for assessment and £20 per hour for IV.

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Board of Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th December 2021

Introduction

Training for Care is an Educational Charity specialising in adult social care and childcare training.

We are a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved centre and deliver Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), Short Courses and other vocational programmes to meet the regulatory and Continued Professional Learning requirements of the sectors.

Established in 1982, we have a long history of providing high quality learner focussed training to all levels of staff in the sectors from support workers to managers.

Training for Care is based in Edinburgh and delivers training throughout the central belt of Scotland.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to increase opportunities, skills, and recognition for those working or wishing to work in the caring professions and, through this, to contribute positively to the quality of life of the recipients of care.

Role

Our Board of Trustees is seeking new members to assist with overseeing the governance of Training for Care and determining strategic policy and direction. We are particularly interested in hearing from those with Legal or Financial experience however all applications will be considered. The organisation works hard to promote diversity and inclusion and we welcome applicants from any background (e.g. racial, gender, age, care experienced)

Training for Care’s Board of Trustees meet with Training for Care’s management staff every eight to ten weeks (meetings are currently virtual) to review performance, discuss operational matters and agree forward actions.

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