First Aid Trainer

TVP Broad Band 3H
Band 3H (circa £32,000 per annum),
Full Time
Secondment/Fixed Term Contract

Policing is a physically demanding profession where Officers and Staff routinely have to respond to and deal with situations requiring an Emergency First Aid response, where their actions can have an impact on public safety, trust and confidence in the police.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified First Aid Trainer to join the existing First Aid Training Team to deliver Basic EFAW, FAW and Advanced level pre-hospital trauma skills, to enable Officers and Staff to undertake their roles with confidence. This will include some specialist policing roles identified by the Force Clinical Governance Board such as Public Order Medics and will include scenario training using live casualties and enhanced casualty simulation techniques.


The successful candidate will have:


  1. A First Aid qualification at First Person on Scene (Intermediate), FREC (First Response Emergency Care) Level 3, or Higher.
  2. Trainer and Assessor qualifications at QCF Level 3 in L&D or equivalents
  3. Practical experience in Emergency Life Support/First Aid provision (for example, working within health care related employment, pre-hospital trauma care, emergency or military services).


You will be self-confident and have a proven ability to facilitate learning and respond to individual and group learning needs. You will have a clear passion for First Aid Training, be self-motivated to achieve excellence and able to work both independently and as part of a team.


You will also have the opportunity to support the design and development of training materials and the curriculum through work done with colleagues and subject matter experts. Excellent communication skills, IT literacy with proficient use of Microsoft Office packages is essential.


The post holder will be mainly based at Sulhamstead, but will also be required to travel to different locations across the Force area to deliver training. There may be an occasional requirement to work some evenings/weekends. 


This role is being offered as a full-time Fixed Term Contract/ Secondment until the end of March 2023.


Successful candidates will be expected to achieve an appropriate standard within 3 months of appointment, to prove they are competent to deliver the whole portfolio of First Aid Courses. A full UK driving licence is ess

If you are a permanent member of staff applying for this role, please note it will be offered on a secondment basis. Important: All secondments are assumed supported and that your line manager and Head of Department/Commander or Deputy are aware of your intention to apply. If the secondment is not supported then a strong business rationale must be sent to quoting the reference number for the role.


Please note: Shift allowance, on-call or other job related allowances from the previous role will not be protected unless they are attached to the new role for the duration of the secondment.

ential, as is the requirement to pass a Basic Driving Assessment process. 


As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link.


If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 17371.


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The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 29th November  2020.



Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.