Vacancies at Beat

Beat seeks to recruit staff and volunteers who can demonstrate a commitment to our vision that eating disorders will be beaten.

Associate Trainer Role - self-employed

Location: UK wide we are especially keen to here from applicants in Scotland, the North of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and the midlands.

Hours of Work: Occasional basis

Accountable to: Business Development Manager

Pay Scale: 

This role is a self-employed position. You will be expected to invoice Beat for work you have carried out. Your pay will be structured as follows:

£200 half day (3 hours) rate

£300 full day (6 hours) rate

Inclusive of expenses unless you have to travel more than 50 miles to deliver the course, in which case Beat will cover your additional transportation costs.

Closing date: 17:00 16 January 2015

Beat is the UK’s leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight and shape. Our vision is that eating disorders will be beaten. 

Beat relies on a network of self-employed Associate Trainers to deliver our Understanding Eating Disorders courses across the UK.

We are currently seeking additional trainers to join this network to support our increasing demand and we are especially keen to hear from individuals in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and the North of England.

You need to be a first rate communicator with excellent organisation skills for this role.

You will also be Beat’s representative on the ground, so you will be required to be familiar with and work within Beat’s policies and guidelines.

You will typically be asked to deliver between 5 – 10 sessions for Beat each year, although demand may be higher in some areas.

Access to your own transportation will be important as we cannot guarantee that locations will be close to public transportation.

You may be asked to complete a DBS check, funded by Beat, if you are likely to be delivering our course for Schools.

If you have a teaching or other training qualification, an interest or background in eating disorders or mental health, and a passion for delivering training, then we are keen to hear from you.

To download the job description please click here. The application form can be downloaded below.

For more information please contact:

Jaye Valori

Business Development Manager  

01603 753303

Application pack

For an application pack - Word version please click here, for a PDF version please click here. Completed application forms can be sent by post or emailed to


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