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Partnership Training Officer

  • Part time
  • £34,331 pro-rata
  • Midlothian Carer Centre, with travel within Midlothian and Edinburgh as required
  • Closing 8th December 2023

  • Advertised from 21st November 2023
  • £18.29 per hour. 30 hours per week (with some flexibility over the distribution of hours that will form the normal working week).


VOCAL - Voice of Carers Across Lothian - is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Partnership Training Officer to work with: health and social care professionals (including in the acute/ hospital sector); third sector partners; and local employers to raise carer awareness, improve early carer identification and ensure carers are seen as equal partners in care and are connected to the right support at the right time.

The postholder will be responsible for:

  • leading the coordination and delivery of VOCAL’s carer awareness training, Think Carer, through a range of formats – digitally and in-person
  • supporting VOCAL’s work with employers through the delivery of training sessions to Midlothian’s largest employers, supporting the facilitation of events and design of bespoke training programmes
  • working closely with VOCAL’s Edinburgh and Midlothian carer training team to develop best practice and support the development of staff digital competencies and confidence.

The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge and understanding of training methods, delivery and best practice, combined with outstanding digital skills and demonstrable experience of developing and delivering online, in-person and hybrid training. They will also have excellent interpersonal skills, able to network and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels; as well as a good understanding of the needs and situation of carers. Some knowledge of the current health and social care environment will also be beneficial.

Application notes

Download the person specification / job description, also available at Complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to putting ‘Partnership Training Officer’ in the subject heading, or by post to HR, c/o VOCAL Edinburgh, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB.

We welcome applications from under-represented minority groups.

Closing date: Friday 8 December 2023, 5pm

Interview date: Tuesday 19 December 2023