An exciting opportunity to join Brighton and Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership as the Learning and Development Officer.
About the role
To lead on the development, monitoring, evaluation and coordination of the inter-agency learning and development programme for all agencies whose managers, employees, and volunteers have contact with children and young people. The role requires an in depth knowledge of current good practice and research in safeguarding children development and learning. Applicants will need a good understanding of current BHSCP and national policy regarding safeguarding children and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in East and West Sussex providing pan-Sussex safeguarding learning and development opportunities.
Interview date: w/c 22nd Aug
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to give a 10 minute presentation covering both of the following as part of the interview process -
- Why is learning and development important to safeguarding children?
- What will be your priorities in the first 6 months as Learning & Development Officer for the Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership?
For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Smart - Partnership Business Manager on 07716 702257.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).