Training for Care
Training for Care

Charity registered in Scotland SC006545

Current vacancies

Administrative Assistant

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th October 2022

We are looking for an administrative assistant to support the delivery of our Vocational Qualifications and Funded Modern Apprenticeship Programmes.

The role would include course and funding administration, communication with students and teaching staff, registration with external bodies, and maintenance of student records.

This post requires experience in using Microsoft office packages, plus good communication and organisational skills.

We continuously recruit students for our various programmes throughout the year, so the successful candidate will have a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise. We are a small organisation so the ability to work independently and to self-motivate is essential, as well as being a supportive member of a small admin team.

About Us

Training for Care is an educational not-for-profit organisation delivering vocational training and short courses in Social Care and Childcare. We have a long history of providing high quality learner focussed training to all levels of staff in the sector and we work with a variety of organisations, from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Training for Care is based in Edinburgh and delivers training throughout Scotland.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Board of Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th December 2021


Training for Care is an Educational Charity specialising in adult social care and childcare training.

We are a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved centre and deliver Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), Short Courses and other vocational programmes to meet the regulatory and Continued Professional Learning requirements of the sectors.

Established in 1982, we have a long history of providing high quality learner focussed training to all levels of staff in the sectors from support workers to managers.

Training for Care is based in Edinburgh and delivers training throughout the central belt of Scotland.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to increase opportunities, skills, and recognition for those working or wishing to work in the caring professions and, through this, to contribute positively to the quality of life of the recipients of care.


Our Board of Trustees is seeking new members to assist with overseeing the governance of Training for Care and determining strategic policy and direction. We are particularly interested in hearing from those with Legal or Financial experience however all applications will be considered. The organisation works hard to promote diversity and inclusion and we welcome applicants from any background (e.g. racial, gender, age, care experienced)

Training for Care’s Board of Trustees meet with Training for Care’s management staff every eight to ten weeks (meetings are currently virtual) to review performance, discuss operational matters and agree forward actions.

This vacancy has now closed

Peripatetic Assessor/Internal Verifier

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th September 2022

As a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved assessment centre we have a long record of achieving high grades for our delivery methods across awards in social care and childcare, including Vocational qualifications and Professional Development Awards.

We work with a variety of organisations from education centres to statutory, private and voluntary organisations providing services in social care and childcare. The quality of our assessment processes, and the support we offer to candidates, has been fundamental to our success for over 35 years.

We are currently looking for a qualified Peripatetic Assessor (L&D 9DI) and/or Internal Verifier (L&D 11) to join our social care team.

This role would suit a variety of applicants seeking to earn on a self-employed basis at a capacity that suits them. You may already have a part time role and be looking for an additional opportunity to develop your career; you may have family commitments that mean you have limited time available or be approaching retirement but be keen to continue to work flexible hours.

The role provides an opportunity to continue to develop knowledge and understanding around the assessment process as well as the skills required to motivate and support staff in their professional development.

Experience working in adult social care services and the necessary qualifications to register with the SSSC are essential. We offer competitive rates of pay - £15 to £18 per hour for assessment and £20 per hour for IV.