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Learning and Development Advisor (Adult Social Work)

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North Northamptonshire Council
£34,542 - £38,504
Fixed Term
One Angel Square - Northampton
Closing date:
12 December 2021 at midnight
12 month Fixed Term Contract or Secondment Opportunity (Part time)
Post title: Learning and Development Advisor (Social Work Development)

Salary grade Grade K £34,542 - £38,504 Pro rata

Hours: Part Time (up to 22 hours)
Internal Candidates 12 month Secondment Opportunity
External 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Location: Northamptonshire

Based at One Angel Square but where expected countywide travel
Reports to: Senior Learning and Development Advisor
Service area: Learning & Development

An exciting opportunity to join the Learning and Development Adult team has arisen to support with our growing professional development programme for Northamptonshire North and West Adult Social Care.
This is a fixed term part time post for a qualified social worker for 12 months working exclusively with the Senior Learning and Development Advisor to fully coordinate and manage the development and delivery of learning and development activities in particular:
• Support with an increasing demand for development and delivery to professional development programmes including Practice Education, ASYE, NQSW, Student placements, and the Social Work Apprenticeship
• Training design and delivery to front line staff and their Seniors across a range of practice areas for Adult social work / care teams.
• Support with anticipated legal changes to practice and will need to coordinate new programmes of training across the workforce to ensure that practice by staff is safe, legal and sustainable
• Work with individuals should the need arise with professional development activities
We are seeking a suitably qualified person to work closely with both authorities, with teams, individuals and specific roles within the Councils, and partners and stakeholders pertaining primarily to Practice Educator and ASYE tasks.
The post requires the right person to have:
• Strong Practice Educator skills or Supervisory Skills
• Ability and experience of supporting learners individually
• Training delivery skills of workshops and presentations
• Working with team managers and delivering subjects associated with adult social work such as:
• Understand how to support the learning of putting theory into practice

To also ensure a quality service is delivered to customers, NNC and WNC policies and values are complied with and reporting deadlines are met.
In return you will receive regular supervision and learning and development activities to support with your own Continued professional development.

At North Northamptonshire Council, we are committed to the importance of promoting equal opportunities, valuing diversity and creating an inclusive working environment for all our employees.
Learning and Development is currently hosted by North Northants Council, and provides a service to both North and West Councils

CLOSING DATE: 12th December midnight


If you are interested in the role and would like to know and talk through how your skills and experience may be suitable, for an informal discussion about the role please contact:


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