Please see a list of our current vacancies below. Click each vacancy to expand and read more information about the role and how to apply.

Responsible to: Head of Centre

Department: Teaching Learning and Assessment Team

Main purpose of job:Buttercups Training is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated pharmacy tutors to deliver and assess the underpinning knowledge programme. The successful applicants will demonstrate excellent communication skills as well as the ability to deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment. Candidates must hold suitable industry qualifications and have experience in the vocational sector.

The role may include tutoring, monitoring, reviewing, assessing and guiding learners. Successful applicants will be expected to attend regular meetings, undertake appropriate CPD and develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.

Duties include:

  • Assess UPK
  • Complete teaching where required for learners
  • Ensure timely progress for learners and manage course deadlines, extensions within guidelines from Buttercups and clients.
  • Maintain accurate records in the LMS including e-portfolio
  • Liaise with specialists when there are special needs for learners
  • Liaise with team coordinators to raise concerns to employers
  • Contribute to QA by attending required training/standardisation meetings/events/activities

These are the key duties and responsibilities for the post and they are subject to regular review. Any significant changes to the role will be subject to consultation.

Salaries and benefits
The starting salary is competitive, depending on experience.

Applying for the role
If you would like to apply for the opportunity, please forward your CV, along with your current salary and a supporting statement of why you would like to work for us to hr@buttercups.co.uk.

Buttercups Training is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Reviewed and updated by Head of Operations – August 2018.

Responsible to: Funding Team Leader
Department: Funding Team
Main purpose of job: To perform general administrative duties in the Funding Team as required.
Duties include:

  • Discussing course progress with learners and their managers
  • Data entry to and maintenance of student records
  • Creating and maintaining MS Excel spreadsheets
  • Maintaining records, filing systems and computer files
  • Mailbox management
  • Completing and auditing enrolment and on-programme funding paperwork
  • Completing on-programme calls with learners
  • Answering enquiries by telephone
  • Writing and dispatching correspondence
  • Photocopying, archiving and scanning documents
  • Assisting Funding Team Leader as necessary
  • Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required.

These are the key duties and responsibilities for the post and they are subject to regular review. Any significant changes to the role will be subject to consultation.

Role
As a Funding Administrator, you will be expected to act as part of the Funding Team and as such your job will involve you in supporting other members of the team, whilst managing your own workload, to ensure that team objectives are met on a day to day basis. Your job is to complete administrative duties assigned to the Funding Team.

Relevant Skills and Experience
Buttercups Training are looking to appoint an experienced administrator or a candidate with relevant work experience in an office-based environment and strong organisational skills. Applicants must be IT literate with strong word-processing skills, be competent using Microsoft Word and Excel, and be able to work both independently and as a part of a multi-skilled team. They will be expected to have a high degree of accuracy and good telephone manner. Knowledge of the Pharmacy, Education and Training Sector is not required as full training will be provided as part of the induction process but applicants are advised that a positive, can-do attitude is an essential part of organisational culture at Buttercups Training.

Salaries and benefits
The starting salary is competitive, depending on experience. The successful candidate will be offered a contract totalling 37 hours per week working set hours between 8:30am and 4:30pm.

Applying for the role
If you would like to apply for the opportunity, please forward your CV, along with your current salary and a supporting statement of why you would like to work for us to hr@buttercups.co.uk

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Reviewed and updated by Head of Operations – August 2018.

Responsible to: Head of Digital Strategy

Department: Digital Learning Team

Main purpose of job:To support the Digital Learning Team to assist in the building and maintenance of modern web applications for Buttercups Training’s Learning Management System.

Key responsibilities:

  • Building data-driven web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular and Polymer (Web Components)
  • Collaborating with other team members and stakeholders to implement UX best practices with an eye on optimisation to ensure maximum performance and scalability
  • Development of new user-facing features, building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Providing front end technical support and assisting with planning, testing and implementing web development projects and user requests.

These are the key duties and responsibilities for the post and they are subject to regular review. Any significant changes to the role will be subject to consultation.

Role:

The role of Front End Developer encompasses an individual who has a real passion for coding, web development and creating unique online learning experiences. The Front End Developer is invested in their own learning and development and is excited by, as well as responsive to, new web development trends and technologies.

Relevant Skills and Experience:

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following skills:

Essential:

  • An excellent understanding of JavaScript and experience with JavaScript frameworks, especially Angular and Polymer (Web Components)
  • Proficient in HTML5 and CSS3
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills as well as organised with ability to plan workloads
  • Self-motivated and a passion to learn
  • Ability to thrive in an innovative, constantly changing environment to meet the needs of the business.
  • Fully conversant and embracing of the culture and ethics of the organisation.

Desirable:

  • Experience developing for Content Management Systems such as Drupal
  • Git version control
  • Integrations via REST API

Knowledge of the Pharmacy, Education and Training Sector is not required as full training will be provided as part of the induction process but applicants are advised that a positive, can-do attitude is an essential part of organisational culture at Buttercups Training.

Salaries and benefits
The starting salary is competitive, depending on experience. The successful candidate will be offered a contract totalling 37 hours per week during our operating hours of 8am and 6pm, although, we are happy to discuss flexible working hours with the right candidate.

Applying for the role
If you would like to apply for the opportunity, please forward your CV, along with your current salary and a supporting statement of why you would like to work for us to hr@buttercups.co.uk.

Buttercups Training is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Reviewed and updated by Head of Digital Learning Strategy – September 2018.

Responsible to: Professional Services Team Leader
Department: Professional Services
Main purpose of job: To perform general administrative duties in the Professional Services Team and associated departments as required.
Duties include:

  • Answering general enquiries by telephone
  • Sorting and opening post
  • Writing and dispatching routine, standardised letters
  • Assessing multiple choice question homework
  • Data entry to and maintenance of student records
  • Photocopying, archiving and scanning documents
  • Obtaining information from the computer
  • Creating and maintaining MS Excel spreadsheets
  • Maintaining records, filing systems and computer files
  • Mailbox management
  • Assisting Professional Services Team Leader as necessary
  • Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required.

These are the key duties and responsibilities for the post and they are subject to regular review. Any significant changes to the role will be subject to consultation.

Role
As Professional Services Assistant you will be expected to act as part of the Professional Services Team and as such your job will involve you in supporting other members of the team, whilst managing your own workload, to ensure that team objectives are met on a day to day basis. Your job is to complete administrative duties assigned to the Professional Services Team and willingly assist associated departments with their excess workload as required.

Relevant Skills and Experience
Buttercups Training are looking to appoint an experienced administrator or a candidate with relevant work experience in an office-based environment and strong organisational skills. Applicants must be IT literate, be competent using Microsoft Word and Excel, and be able to work both independently and as a part of a multi-skilled team. Knowledge of the Pharmacy, Education and Training Sector is not required as full training will be provided as part of the induction process but applicants are advised that a positive, can-do attitude is an essential part of organisational culture at Buttercups Training.

Salaries and benefits
The starting salary is competitive, depending on experience. Holiday entitlement is 4 weeks per annum plus bank holidays. The successful candidate will be offered a contract totalling 37 hours per week working set hours between 9am and 6pm.

Applying for the role
If you are interested in applying for Professional Services Assistant opportunity please forward your CV, along with your current salary and a supporting statement of why you would like to work for us to training@buttercups.co.uk

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Reviewed and updated by Head of Operations – November 2018.