Training Officer

Sandbach, Cheshire
Up to 27,000 pro rata
08 Jun 2021
20 Jun 2021
TO June 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Do you have the experience and passion to join us in directly supporting vulnerable children found using the transport network in the UK?  

For 24 years, Railway Children has been fighting for vulnerable children living alone and at risk on the streets, where they suffer abuse and exploitation. They run away or are forced to leave homes where they suffer poverty, violence, abuse, and neglect. They find themselves living on the streets because they’ve nowhere else to go and nobody to turn to. Every day we fight to change their story.

Railway Children is now the largest charity in the UK supporting vulnerable children using transport networks. We have a new role that will work across our UK Programme Team. Working in partnership with the British Transport Police and our rail industry colleagues you will be offering training to ensure that there are more eyes and ears on the rail network to support those young people who need our support the most.  

Training Officer – up to £27,000 pa (4 days per week pro rata)

12-month contract

1 role, based in our HQ in Sandbach with travel within the UK and some flexibility to work from home.

As part of a dynamic team delivering the Safeguarding on Transport (ST) project you will lead the design and delivery of our training packages, increasing safeguarding awareness within the rail community and ensuring that we are using the most effective platforms and methods to achieve our objectives. 

You will be the main point of contact for our e-learning partner and work closely with them on the maintenance and oversight of our learning platform.

You will need prior experience of designing and delivering training, of using webinar software and Zoom/Microsoft Teams or similar, and of using and overseeing learning platforms.  You will be responsible for delivering interactive training online and face to face and ensuring that training is of consistently high quality and takes into account different learning styles.

The role is based in our HQ with travel to training venues as needed and some flexibility to work from home.

For this role you will need to combine your experience with values that match ours. Bravery, innovation, honesty, and integrity will be at the heart of everything you do.

At Railway Children, we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of all those who come into contact with us in our work. We follow a range of procedures to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children and vulnerable people are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including criminal records check.

For full details of this role including how to apply, please refer to our website at

Closing date: Sunday 20th June at 5pm

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