Northern Ireland's Leading Health & Social Care Organisation


Training Officer

Optimum Care - Community Care jobs Northern Ireland

JOB: Community Care Worker


*Travel to other offices required



Pro Rata Salary

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

Job Type:

Part-time (16 hours)



Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks Pro Rata

Your Benefits :

Excellent Pay Rate - £26,250 pro rata

Comprehensive Induction

Occupational sick pay of up to 23 days*

Access to Employee Mental Health Support line

Private medical insurance after one years completed service with the Company

Employee referral scheme

Company Pension

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

*Please note we reserve the right to close this advertisement early. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

Ref: 24OPTA08

Follow us:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Training Officer to join our team at Optimum Care delivering induction and ongoing training to our community carers.  

Main Duties & Tasks 

  • Ensure care staff are adequately trained to carry out their functions.
  • Arrange induction programmes, deliver same and ensure shadow training for new starts.
  • Identify and provide ongoing training to care staff and other team members as appropriate.
  • Assist with any training programme review as required.
  • Liaise with the Training Manager to ensure training requirements are met.
  • Co-Ordinate all areas of training administration in line with the organisation’s training plan.
  • Ensure all aspects of administration are carried out according to company specification.
  • Maintain accurate databases and prepare necessary reports.
  • Assist with on-the-job training requiring hands-on care.
  • Project professional image both within the immediate working environment and whilst representing the company in any external forum.
  • Embrace company ethos of confidentiality within all aspects of work.
  • Identify training absences and effectively manage same in liaison with local manager.
  • Deliver and support the training function as required using own transport.
  • Flexible approach to working hours including early starts, evening and weekend availability.


  • Register with the NISCC or other relevant professional body as required and adhere to the Codes of Practice

This Job Description is not meant to be definitive but is an outline of the post as it is currently perceived, and the duties and responsibilities may change in the light of developments.

Essential Criteria 

  • A minimum of 6 months experience of delivering training.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and people skills with the ability to engage audiences.
  • Good level of education including Maths and English GCSE (Grade C or above) or equivalent.
  • Experience in providing personal care in a work setting.
  • Full driving licence with access to a car or equivalent means of transport.
  • Excellent IT Skills.

Desirable Criteria 

  • BTEC National Diploma or NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care or working towards completion, or other relevant health profession qualification.  
  • Experience of delivering face-to-face training including group presentations.
  • Experience keeping a Learning Management System (LMS) up to date and drawing reports.

Your Rewards & Benefits

At Optimum Care, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our benefits include:

  • Excellent pay – £26,250 pro rata 
  • 5.6 weeks paid leave pro rata, including bank/public holidays.
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Occupational sick pay of up to 23 days (*after successful completion of 6-month probationary period) 
  • Private medical insurance (after one year of completed service with the Company)
  • Access to Employee Mental Health Support line 
  • Employee referral scheme – up to £250 bonus
  • Company Pension 

About Optimum Care

We are a leading Home Care provider in Northern Ireland, providing care for our clients since 1993.  We have over 500 care staff throughout our four offices in Newtownards, Belfast, Newtownabbey and Coleraine.  Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We take pride in all our staff members striving to provide them with a positive and supported working environment.  

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

We operate a no-smoking policy. 

Apply Now

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, please fill in the below application form before the closing date: 

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

Please fill in the application form below to apply:

Scroll to top
Skip to content