IT Trainer

  • Fixed contract
  • Full time
  • Portishead, Bristol
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • January 27, 2022
  • £29,793 - £31,725

IT Trainer – 12 months FTC

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, confident and pro-active training professional to join our Learning and Development as an IT Trainer.

Our IT Trainers utilise their skills to design and deliver training programmes to provide our police officers and supporting staff with high quality learning in the functionality of our internal police systems to enable them to be successful in their roles.

You will be assisting in the continued development of this training programme and be responsible for creating supporting materials and training documentation. You will evaluate the effectiveness of our training programmes and be instrumental in ensuring that our teams are trained in an efficient and effective way.

Working with a wide range of people at various levels, you will assess the achievement level of knowledge, skills and competencies attained by employees and external customers, taking personal pride and ownership for successful delivery.

This position offers the successful candidate an outstanding opportunity to develop their career within an innovative and pioneering organisation and have the ability to make a difference.

Whether you are already delivering in a similar role with experience or you have aspirations to grow your existing career, we will create a bespoke training plan to give you the knowledge and support to be successful and deliver first class teaching to our learners.


In this role, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Designing, creating, delivering and developing training courses and all associated materials to force employees and external customers
  • Assisting with the testing of relevant software including enhancements and system developments
  • Identifying faults and report these issues to system owner/external suppliers
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of training programmes and training sessions


Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Hold a training qualification or award at Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AEAT) or able to demonstrate relevant training experience and be prepared to work towards a qualification at this level
  • Experience of designing, delivering and developing a wide range of training courses to a range of audiences
  • Skilled computer user with experience of using presentation, databases and Microsoft Windows applications.
  • Experience of measuring results, giving meaningful constructive feedback and producing action plans
  • Experience of testing or using new software and systems

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary encourage flexible working where operationally possible.  For this role the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work from home, but you will also be allocated a work location at one of our sites and will be expected to attend this work location.  The successful applicant with arrange with line manager working arrangements.   You may be required to travel to other Avon and Somerset sites as required.

We are looking for people who share our values of caring, inclusive, courageous and learning.

To find out more about our Inclusive Culture

To enable us to deliver outstanding policing for everyone, we need people from all backgrounds with a range of professional and life experiences so that we are truly representative of our communities.

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
  • Salary
    £29,793 - £31,725
  • Job Category
    IT / Technology
  • Disability Confident
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