Training Adviser – Residential Childcare

St Helens up to £28,000 per annum Training Adviser – Residential Childcare St Helens Chamber Closing Date: Saturday 17th June 2023

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Training Adviser – Residential Childcareup to £28,000 per annum
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • St Helens
  • up to £28,000 per annum

St Helens Chamber

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We are looking for a talented Training Adviser – Residential Childcare to work for us. We want to recruit someone with skills to deliver apprenticeship programmes by providing exceptional standards of training, assessment and coaching, ensuring learners are equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to succeed in the next stage of their career.

If that’s you then you could be exactly what we’re looking for.

The Role:

To manage a caseload of learners, adhering to internal delivery standards, policies and procedures, including following learner journeys to ensure timely success rates of apprenticeship programmes.

You will also be required to:

  • Develop and deliver engaging creative curriculum and learning solutions, developing and stretching learner’s knowledge, skills and behaviours beyond the apprenticeship standard.
  • Complete robust initial assessments/all about me to identify the learner’s starting point, including understanding their strengths and development needs, using this information to stretch and develop apprentices to reach their full potential throughout their apprenticeship programme.
  • Consistently engage and coach apprentices to embed learning and ensure all apprentices are supported to achieve their full potential at every opportunity.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this Residential Childcare Training Adviser will have the ability to design and deliver both engaging and creative apprenticeship curriculums and workshops.

In addition, you’ll need to:

  • Be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in written communication
  • Have a strong ability to motivate, coach and inspire individuals to achieve their full potential.
  • Have extensive industry experience in the Residential Childcare sector
  • Have considerable experience in training and developing others at senior management level
  • Have proven experience of delivering apprenticeship standards
  • Be Level 3 TAQA qualified and have Level 3 qualification in Residential Childcare.  Maths and English Level 2 Functional Skills attainment or equivalent is also a requirement.

Does that sound like you? If so, we’d love to see your CV.

The Package:

Salary: up to £28,000 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week – Monday to Friday

Contract: Permanent


  • Enhanced sick pay
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 26 days after 2 years employment and 27 days after 4 years employment
  • An additional day’s holiday for zero days sickness in a 12-month period
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Well-designed modern head office with good public transport links
  • Free town centre parking
  • Occupational Health support
  • Aviva pension – statutory contributions to be made by employees, which can be increased. Enhanced employer contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Access to a range of learning opportunities including, e-learning and in role development
  • Recognition awards
  • Hybrid Working Policy applies

The Company:

We are a large dynamic social enterprise, with a long history of helping the business community create prosperity and opportunity in and around St Helens. The Chamber is a unique organisation, a private sector led not-for-profit that works with local businesses, partners and the community to contribute to growth and regeneration.

We are an award-winning organisation. We hold Gold Investors in People and are very proud to be one of the first organisations in the Northwest to be awarded the Liverpool City Region Fair Employers Charter. We also are a Disability Confident employer and hold ISO9001 and Matrix accreditations.

We employ more than 100 people in a wide variety of roles across three locations in St. Helens. Some of our fantastic achievements in 2021 were:

  • 794 people into jobs and learning
  • 2200 people helped with career advice
  • 121 new local businesses started with our support
  • 850 business members – one of the highest penetration rates in the UK
  • 400 apprentices in learning
  • 16 secondary school careers events delivered to 572 pupils

We believe that by living our core values of Giving A Voice, Leading Edge, Driven by Quality and Supportive and delivering on our strategic objectives, we will be able to contribute substantially to growth, investment, sustainability and opportunity for our local community.


The Chamber is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, which depending on the role, may include a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Equal Opportunities

The Chamber is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable

Interested? If you think you’re right for this role, then click the ‘Apply’ button and send us your CV.

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