We are seeking to appoint an 18.5hrs per week Development Worker within the Community Learning Team.
The North Somerset Community Learning Team is part of a wider South West Community Learning Consortium with Bristol City Council and South Gloucestershire Council. The function of the team is to provide courses to vulnerable adults with few or no qualification (and/or those facing multiple barriers to engaging in learning and work) to enable positive and inclusive outcomes.
Using you allocated budget you will be expected to organise a wide range of Community Learning courses in order to meet Education & Skills Funding Agency targets and the learning needs of the local community within North Somerset.
You will need to build positive relationships with learners, tutors, employers and partner agencies through collaborative working to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes e.g. improved health, greater skills and knowledge and increased employability.
The post holder will need to have a L3 Award in Education & Training or equivalent and some practical experience of working with a diverse group of learners.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Beck Jones, Community Learning Team Leader on 01275 888459.
Anticipated interview date: Monday 2 December 2019
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.