Salary range: £39,867 - £42,855 pro rata. inc.
Hours of work: 28.8 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
A Great Opportunity....
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The role of Strategic Partnerships Learning and Development Officer is critical to the delivery of our safeguarding duties, ensuring effective, multi-agency learning and development for the Safeguarding Adults Board and the Safeguarding Children Partnership. The post involves significant partnership engagement, working to identify and agree areas of safeguarding practice requiring learning and development. The role is responsible for designing and delivering a multi-agency learning and development programme, including evaluating and adapting the programme as required. The implementation of the programme will include delivering multi agency safeguarding awareness sessions and commissioning experts who will address complex learning needs. The successful person will have good IT skills and be willing to learn how to use the learning and development platform used to advertise and manage learning and development programmes in Brent.
You will have a keen interest in and understanding of safeguarding adults and children. You will have the skills to deliver safeguarding awareness courses to a multi agency audience, as well as skills and experience of commissioning bespoke, specialist learning and development packages. You will understand how to ensure high quality training, and will be able to demonstrate the outcomes of the multi-agency learning and development programme. You will have the IT skills to manage our learning and development website. You will understand the complexities of partnership working and have excellent relationship building skills, be able to work without close supervision and display a willingness to learn and show initiative.
Closing date: 16 January 2021 (23:59)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.