Epilepsy Connections are seeking suitably qualified and experienced self-employed trainers to deliver standardised Epilepsy Awareness Training and Administration of Rescue Medication Training. They deliver training in line with guidelines issued by the Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK and Ireland and require trainers to have:
- A medical or nursing qualification and / or a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with people with epilepsy including the administration of rescue medication
- A teaching or training qualification and at least one year’s experience of delivering training to adult learners
- Up to date knowledge of epilepsy
In addition, trainers must demonstrate excellent presentation skills, a professional approach and appearance, flexibility, reliability, approachability, enthusiasm, and commitment to improving standards of care of people with epilepsy.
Trainers are required to transport training equipment and resources to training venues i.e. customers’ premises. A driving licence and access to a car are desirable.
Training sessions are delivered on a half day (3 hours) or a full day (6 hours) basis.
Please send your CV and covering email outlining your suitability for and interest in this role to Irene Manson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Friday 13 November.
Epilepsy Connections will contact suitable applicants within 7 working days to arrange an informal meeting to discuss this opportunity in more detail.
Epilepsy Connections provides community-based information and support services for people with epilepsy, their families and carers in the Greater Glasgow & Clyde and Forth Valley areas. Our Training Service was established in 2001 to respond to the need for reasonably-priced, accessible training. We currently provide training in west and central Scotland to groups of 5 – 12 adult learners in social care, housing and education settings, and to others with a professional or personal interest in epilepsy.