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Education Facilitator (PPD)

Job Reference: 195-21-344-LJB

South Central Ambulance Service
195 17 N Clinical and Higher Education
Newbury, Berkshire
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual for a 6-month fixed term contract/secondment as Education Facilitator for Personal and Professional Development.

The successful applicant will support the work of the Education Development and Quality Assurance Team, specifically working on SCAS’ CPPD agenda and apprenticeship provision.

In recent years, SCAS has seen an increase in CPD and Workforce Development funding opportunities. The successful post holder would work alongside the team in appropriately investing this funding in staff development as well as developing and expanding the CPD provision offered within the Trust.

In addition, the post holder will support the ongoing expansion of apprenticeships within the organisation, supporting the team in ensuring the programmes maintain a high level of quality as well as preparing for Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and OFSTED inspections.

Furthermore, the post offers opportunity to get involved in various ongoing education projects both locally, regionally and nationally.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate outstanding communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal) and must work well under pressure and to strict deadlines remaining calm, focused and approachable.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a panel interview and interactive / demonstrable process.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Caroline Robertson, Senior Education Manager on


Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets) Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

Communications regarding your application will be sent via NHS Jobs to your inbox. Please look out for e-mails from us relating to your application.

We do require three years’ worth of references (with no gaps) please be sure to provide sufficient information in the referencing section of your application form. We will only contact your referees after we have offered you a job.

The benefits bits:

  • Starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum, pro rata, plus bank holidays;
  • USH is paid in line with section 2;
  • All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST);
  • We operate from a comprehensive set of policies;
  • We operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience;
  • We work in partnership with our trade unions;
  • Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview;
  • As an employer of choice, we value the wellbeing of our staff and have support networks in place to offer assistance as required;
  • South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy. We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.

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