JSP staff vacancies

Consultant Trainer

Reference: N/A
Location: North of England (Midlands, Yorkshire, North West, North East)
Hours: as & when
Salary: Sessional rates according to skills and experience
Closing date: To be confirmed
Interview date:

Brief description

We are looking to recruit consultant trainers to work alongside our established training team, across the north of England. The training service was established in 2004 to manage all aspects of training and development for qualified staff and support workers at JSP, and to offer specialist training to external organisations.  Our service is now expanding.

This challenging role is ideally suited to someone who is already working in a brain or spinal injury and/or health and social care sector and is looking to add more training delivery to their portfolio.  We are looking for someone who is a team player, a proactive worker and highly effective in managing their time. The ability to quickly establish positive relationships and deliver and assess a range of training programmes is a key aspect of this role. Previous experience of delivering training is essential. Advanced skills in all Microsoft applications along with a positive approach to learning, using and supporting in‐house applications are essential.

Responsibilities (in brief):

  • deliver specific support worker mandatory and/or bespoke training sessions across all sites
  • contribute to ensuring JSP training remains up to date with requirements and developments regarding support worker induction and training
  • contribute to developing new training programmes, course material and associated resources to facilitate effective and efficient delivery of induction and training for support workers
  • maintain confidentiality of staff, support worker and client information
  • work closely with the training leads and the quality and training manager in ensuring the delivery of a high‐quality service to all clients, support workers and external organisations
  • meeting and greeting those attending training events, as required
  • facilitate a collaborative, supportive, professional and open culture throughout the organisation
  • work collaboratively as part of the training team
  • any other appropriate and reasonable duties as required by the support worker training lead and the quality and training manager

About you:


  • you have an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in health and social care
  • you have a Level 3 Award in Education and Training or equivalent
  • you are experienced in delivering training to health and social care workforce
  • you have good knowledge of mandatory training within health and social care, including medication and first aid delivery
  • you have an understanding of CQC and Skills for care frameworks
  • you are able to prioritise and organise your own workload
  • you have a working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer
  • you are able to design, facilitate and deliver training to groups
  • you are able to engage with diverse audiences
  • you are able to work under pressure, maintaining deadlines and flexibility
  • you have excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • you have high level skills in written communication
  • you enjoy working as part of a team
  • you are self‐motivated with a flexible and proactive approach to workload and diary management
  • you are assertive, confident, sensitive and consistent
  • you are able to travel to multiple sites
  • you maintain your own training and CPD portfolio


  • you have a Nursing Diploma or HE equivalent
  • you have a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training or equivalent
  • you have an Assessor/Verification Award
  • you have a Level 3 qualification in Information, Advice and Guidance
  • you have knowledge of RQF delivery
  • you have knowledge of brain and spinal Injury
  • you have knowledge of neuro-rehabilitation

JSP provides an essential service to both adults and children who have suffered brain and spinal injury. Qualified staff assess clients’ needs and offer individually designed case management and rehabilitation programmes. The company was established in 1994 and is now a successful rehabilitation and case management consultancy, working in close co-operation with the legal profession. We now have five offices employing around 80 staff. We manage over 400 support workers, who we train to a high standard, and provide services to just under 400 clients nationally.

For an informal discussion about our company and this role please contact Lucy Naven, quality and training manager, on 0114 229 0100.