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  • Ref no: PKC06481
  • Published: 8/4/2020
  • Closes: 22/4/2020
  • Location: Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
  • Salary: £29,632.00 - £32,902.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 32 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Learning And Development Officer - PKC06481
£29,632 - £32,902 (32 Hours per week)
Pullar House, 35 Kinnuoll Street, Perth

The Health & Social Care Partnership, Adult Social Work and Social Care Learning & Development Team is excited to offer the opportunity for an experienced SVQ Assessor/Internal Verifier, to sustain and develop our capacity to support social care staff through SVQ qualifications at levels L2 and L3 and in leadership at L4.

You will have a relevant practice qualification in health & social care and hold qualifications L&D9DI/L&D11//D32/D33/D34.

You will enjoy working as part of a team, be experienced in assessing and verifying candidates in a range of care settings including the community, participate in the development of SVQ learning opportunities, team improvement and innovation to support our workforce in fulfilling their potential.

You will have experience of developing and reviewing assessment-centre policy and co-ordinating external verification processes.

You will have opportunity to employ a range of assessment models i.e. group learning and assessment/feedback, blended learning etc.

You will join an established team,who are committed to developing a learning culture using creative, adult learning approaches to support the development of individuals, groups and communities.

You will benefit from being part of a team who love their work, are motivated and enthusiastic about learning and who make a difference through enabling people to flourish.

If this sounds like the kind of space that you could bring your best self to work, where you could collaborate to influence the best learning experiences and where you could feel valued and supported, then it would be great to hear from you.

The Individual

You must be able to demonstrate leadership skills, excellent time keeping, organisational and interpersonal skills, flexibility and be passionate about your contribution to promoting best practice and outcomes for people who use services in Perth and Kinross.

For this role it would be desirable if you hold a full driver's licence, with access to a car and have a flexible approach to working hours.

The ability to support candidates to work to timescales and motivate and inspire enthusiasm in continuous professional development is essential.

Having skills and experience in designing and delivering learning programmes are also essential, to provide blended learning opportunities, support SVQ candidates to acquire core underpinning knowledge and skills and contribute to the CPD of a range of social care staff.

Job-share arrangements will be considered.

Please be advised that previous applicants need not apply.

For further information about this exciting position, please contact Gillian Muir on 1738 477446.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

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