Personal Safety Trainer (x2)

Full Time

Two Personal Safety Trainers are required for permanent roles paying £34,139.86 plus £2835.11 London Allowance per annum with the British Transport Police (BTP) based in Spring House, London.

BTP is the national police Force for the rail network throughout Great Britain, including London Underground, across which we ensure the safety and security of nearly 3 billion passenger journeys and over 100 million tons of freight every year. The world in which we work is fast-paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing. As a Personal Safety Trainer with BTP, you will be responsible for the delivery of Personal Safety Training to Police Officers, Special Constables and Police Staff to ensure that force targets are met in line with College of Policing guidelines.

As a Personal Safety Trainer, you will be required to:

  • Deliver various PST programmes to ensure Officers and Staff have the necessary skills to carry out their role.
  • Conduct fitness assessments and accurately record and report results to line managers as required.
  • Produce training need reports and evaluate the current training curriculum to identify areas for programme development.

The successful Personal Safety Trainer will be required to evidence the following:

  • Level 2 Gym Instructor Qualification in accordance with REPs industry standard or Level 4 Adult in Education and Training qualification (or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards achieving this within the first year of employment.
  • First Aid At Work.
  • Experience of delivering a structured programme of physical activities to groups of varied levels of ability.
  • Working experience of maintaining accurate records and conducting risk assessments and accident reporting.
  • Effective organisational, communication and instructional/coaching skills.

If you are interested in applying to this Personal Safety Trainer role, then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon as appropriate candidates are highlighted.

In return for your experience, we can offer you:

  • £34,139.86 plus £2855.11 London Allowance per annum
  • Yearly base salary increments
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Family friendly policies including up to 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave
  • Bespoke benefits platform and access to Blue Light Card
  • Development opportunities including fully funded apprenticeships
  • Employee assistance programme and dedicated wellbeing hub
  • Pension scheme

BTP is an employer who cares about the impact we have on the environment and the wider challenges of climate change, and as such we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and achieving Net Zero Carbon (NZC) through offsetting by 2035.

As an equal opportunities employer, British Transport Police is committed to the inclusive treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. In order for us to achieve this we ask that you complete the relevant diversity monitoring form. Any information relating to the diversity monitoring form are used only with the intent to improve our services and people practices. Please be assured that all applications will be judged on their individual merit and no other factors.

In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 years. You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.

BTP has undertaken a review of Police Staff pensions and as a result of this the Police Staff pension will be changing. The current police staff pension is a Defined Benefit scheme which is administered by the Railways Pension scheme. The new pension scheme which is launching is a Defined Contribution scheme which is administered by Royal London. The new pension scheme is awaiting formal approval and an introductory date is not finalised. The earliest this will be is February 2023. If you have any queries, please contact the recruitment team –

Internal candidates must have completed their probation for their current substantive posting and can only apply in tenure if Head of Department approval is emailed to prior to the vacancy closing. Internal candidates must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness/complaints/discipline or poor performance and that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket/up to date. A minimum indicator of 3 / developing' or' 'Indicator 5 / no rating must have been achieved on the last reporting year PDR.