Role: Lead Training Coordinator

Location: Hybrid – Office base Wolverhampton, with the ability to work from the office once a week or once every two weeks, will be willing to accept remote working for the right candidate but ideally with the ability to work from Wolverhampton once a week. If remote, ability to manage a team remotely is essential

Salary: Up to £28k

Working hours: 40hrs per week (Monday-Friday)

Cambian Children’s Services (part of the CareTech Group) are now recruiting for a Lead Training Coordinator.

The ideal candidate will have a strategic approach to business needs and an overview of the L & D function, be proactive with strong attention to detail along with the ability to multi-task, as the role holder will see tasks through to completion. You will possess strong organisational, communication and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

Key Responsibilities for the role:

  • Schedule training courses with both the internal trainers and external providers; refer to data available to predict training needs.
  • Make amendments to assignment of training via request from operations.
  • Inputting of data and maintaining accurate records into electronic databases and management systems.
  • Manage the LRF system, raise purchase orders and invoice administration.
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with internal leads, external providers and other departments as necessary to support the organisation.
  • Respond to requests in a timely fashion that meets the needs of the business.
  • Manage expenses process with the staff team.
  • Produce reports and materials required by the department using various methods.
  • To report to allocated line manager for the tasks being undertaken/areas of responsibility where administration is shared.
  • Line manages the team of Coordinators using coaching and mentoring skills as required.
  • Attend SLT and One Team Working meetings.
  • Being involved with L & D projects utilising your skill and knowledge base.
  • Meet with external providers to monitor and manage contracts.
  • Identify business needs and define a process to meet these.
  • Be mindful of L & D budget and restrictions within it. Work within the specified process and budgeted limits.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties – Please refer to job description for the full list.


Competitive salary.
Opportunities for continuous professional development.
Flexible working arrangements.
A supportive and collaborative work environment.

Requirements for the Role:

  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • An attention to detail, able to multi-task, be proactive, mentally agile and see tasks through to completion.
  • Be responsible and accountable for things you do and don’t do.
  • Communication skills that meet the needs of the recipient.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and management skills and lead by example.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Have a strategic approach to business needs and an overview of the L & D function.

We pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities Employer. And we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Who we are:

CareTech are one of the UK’s largest providers of children’s services. Through our network of companies, we provide specialist services for children and young adults who have complex needs that include; Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH), autism and a learning disability.

Our Specialist Education Schools and Colleges, Residential Services and Foster Agencies operate across England, Scotland and Wales. We are proud to support over 2,000 children and young adults across our 47 services, who are assisted by 5,500 dedicated staff.






Location: Wolverhampton, WV2 1EZ

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