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Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
£38,359.40 - £42,830.40 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Council’s Learning and Development Team. We are looking to recruit a fulltime staff development officer to support the learning and development needs of employees in adult social care.

We are looking for someone who is passionate and committed to the services supporting vulnerable people in South Lanarkshire and to the learning of the employees who work in them.

Learning and Development is always important to an organisation like South Lanarkshire Council, and we pride ourselves on what we deliver to our workforce. You will join a committed team that works closely with Social Work and the South Lanarkshire Health & Social Care partnership to provide a range of professional learning opportunities designed to ensure employees keep up to date with their statutory requirements and fulfil their potential as South Lanarkshire employees.

Our ways of working have changed over the last 2 years and so too have our learning methods. As a result we are looking for someone with a flexible approach, strong communication skills and a willingness to embrace virtual and e learning. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals, who are looking for a new challenge, or seeking promotion.

Applicants should have experience in the learning and development environment at a minimum. In addition, knowledge, and experience of at least one of the following areas of work is expected:

o Adult social care

o Vocational qualification provision



Please Apply online

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Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)