Assistant Community Engagement & Training Officer (West Hants)

27 055 £
Date Placed 11 January


A Vacancy at South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.

The Community Engagement & Training Team are responsible for looking after our volunteer Community First Responders (CFRS), Fire, and Armed Forces Co-Responders as well as our Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) sites across the SCAS footprint.
The team also provides training and governance to external stakeholders and works with local communities and schools.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to recruit an Assistant Community Engagement & Training Officer (ACETO) to support the Community Engagement & Training Officer (CETO) and to work with our Community First Responders in the West Hampshire area.

We are looking for an individual who is a self-motivated and talented educator who is able to work across the West Hampshire area primarily, but also across the SCAS footprint as required. They will manage their own workload with input and support from their Community Engagement and Training Officer and other members of the team to ensure they achieve maximum productivity whilst going about their duties. The successful applicant will work with the Community Engagement & Training Officer, delivering training sessions and ensuring training records are kept up to date, CFR Welfare is complete and attend stakeholder engagement events as required, the individual will also ensure the overall objectives of the team are met.

There will be an expectation of flexibility in relation to workload as the nature of our department and the work of our teams means that occasionally plans will have to be changed with little or no notice to accommodate an evolving need.

This position will involve working over weekends and working late shifts with a shift pattern to be agreed with the Operations Manager to fulfil the needs of the department.

For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Terry Kane (CETO – West Hampshire) on either 07884 068054 orTerry.Kane@scas.nhs.uk

Please ensure you read the person specification carefully as applicants who do not hold the essential criteria will not be shortlisted for the role.

Benefits we offer:
• Expert training and support from our dedicated in-house education team.
• Holiday entitlement is 27 days rising to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years, plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time).
• Enrolment into the NHS Pension Scheme.
• Access to continual professional development and opportunities within SCAS and the NHS.
• Occupational Health support along with an Employee Assistance Programme.
• NHS Discounts in over 200+ stores including Holidays, Days out, Car insurance, Restaurants and Clothing.

About Us

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of emergency, urgent care and non-emergency healthcare services, along with commercial logistics services.

The Trust delivers most of these services to the populations of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire as well as non-emergency patient transport services in Surrey and Sussex.

We serve a population of over 7 million and answer over 500,000 urgent calls a year. We employ 4,551 staff who, together with over 1,100 volunteers, enable us to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To assist the Head of Community Engagement & Training, Operations
Managers and Community Engagement and Training Officers in the
implementation of the community engagement & training strategic plan.

To work seamlessly with the community engagement & training officer
assigned to your locality as well as with the wider team to ensure the smooth day to day running of the department and in particular, your locality ensuring training is well planned and relevant to the needs of the groups and the department.

To deliver clinical and non-clinical education and training, both in the
classroom and the operational environment in accordance with the
requirements of the department and as agreed within yo