Learning And Development Officer

03 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Learning and Development Officer

Sector: Public

Location: Durham

Job Type: Temporary

Duration of temporary role: Expected to last till November 2020

Working days and hours: Part-time, Flexible

Pay Rate: GBP11.88 PAYE INC

The role

The Learning & Development Officer is responsible for the planning, development and delivery of training / development programmes, producing Scheme of Work, Lesson Plans and resources as required. Delivering high quality training and development programmes against identified targets - enabling learners to maximise their individual potential to support the team in the delivery of external contracts.

Key responsibilities

* Teach designated hours, with a flexible approach to delivering across curriculum areas as needed to fulfil learner/employer and contractual requirements.

* Undertake the design and delivery of effective training and development programmes.

* Prepare schemes of work and session plans with appropriate resources and course materials.

* Undertake initial interview and assessment to determine learners' current level of competence resulting in the preparation of appropriate training and development materials.

* Monitor the progress of individual learners - providing appropriate levels of guidance and support - ensuring purposeful and effective training programmes are maintained.

* Develop and deliver programmes, ensuring that the necessary educational, organisational and administrative activities are completed. To be available at appropriate times and appropriate venues.

* To provide high quality, impartial information, advice and guidance relating to training, education and work, in line with service values and to meet quality standards.

* To work collaboratively alongside and with other Officers employed within Durham Employment & Skills.

* Work with the Quality Co-Ordinator to review performance and compliance against appropriate standards in order to maintain a clear view of the programme and identify any areas for improvement.

* Maintain organisational standards administrative procedures, relating to training, internal moderation and quality record systems.

* Ensure the level and condition of equipment is appropriate for the delivery of effective training programmes.

* Ensure training and assessments are provided in a safe working environment complying with all Health and Safety legislative requirements, statutory and Council policy requirements.

* Maintain an up-to date level of technical and training knowledge/expertise.

* Comply with Equal Opportunities legislative requirements and Council Policy to ensure equity in employment matters and service provision.

* To uphold the Council's standing as a body providing public services in a professional, competent, helpful and polite manner, maintaining strict confidentiality at all times.

* As an integral part of the staff team, maintain a flexible, involved and supportive role towards the work of the organisation - undertaking any other duties that may reasonably be required by the Manager.

Essential skills and experience

* Possess a recognised training / teaching qualification, e.g. City & Guilds 7307, 7407, Cert Ed, or appropriate professional qualification and relevant experience

* Hold A1/V1 (D32/33) or equivalent

* Level 4/5 Subject Specialism

* Hold IAG Level 4 or working towards

* Delivering a range of training and development programmes

* Design and develop training programmes

* Recent experience in the field of training

* Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to relate effectively to a wide range audience

* Ability to design, promote and deliver individual training programmes to a range of abilities

* Ability to liaise effectively with employers, external parties and contracting bodies

* To be responsible for developing own practice, including keeping up to date with national legislation, frameworks and policy change

* Quality Assurance Systems

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