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Workforce Development Officer - Caerphilly

Caerphilly, Wales

Posted 04/05/2021

£26,405 - £29,669 per annum (depending on experience)

Top Reasons to Apply
  1. NYAS is a leading national children’s charity; delivering services across Wales and England when children and families need someone on their side.
  2. We are currently looking to appoint a Workforce Development Officer who will support us to develop, implement, facilitate and assess a range of training opportunities and to offer continuous support for our workforce development across Wales.
  3. Experience of developing and delivering training to learners working towards achieving accredited qualifications at level 3 and above is Mainly require for this role.
Job Description

Workforce Development Officer

Salary: £26,405 - £29,669 per annum (depending on experience)
Job-type: Full time (35 hours per week)
Location: Caerphilly, Wales

Summary:
Do you want to make a difference to children and families?
Do you want to keep families together?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join our NYAS Cymru team as a Workforce Development Officer.

About Us:

NYAS is a leading national children’s charity; delivering services across Wales and England when children and families need someone on their side.

NYAS Cymru provides advocacy to children and their families to ensure their rights and entitlements are upheld and their views, wishes and feelings are heard within decision making processes.

The children and young people NYAS work with might be in care, have a disability or special needs, be subject to child protection plans, have mental health difficulties or their parents might be separating.

Job Role:

We are currently looking to appoint a Workforce Development Officer who will support us to develop, implement, facilitate and assess a range of training opportunities and to offer continuous support for our workforce development across Wales in line with developing training and accredited opportunities for care experienced young people and vulnerable adults.  We will also look to promote the learning opportunities through external partnerships and networks.

About you

We are looking for a proactive team member to join our NYAS Cymru team, who will share our commitment to innovation and change, whilst remaining faithful to our core values that we have in NYAS.

If you feel you could be an ideal candidate to join our team, we’d love to hear from you. NYAS Cymru is an equal opportunities, family friendly and culturally sensitive employer and we welcome applications from under-represented groups. Enhanced DBS will be required.

In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the job description attached.

Requirements include:

  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance, processes and systems.
  • Experience of developing and delivering training to learners working towards achieving accredited qualifications at level 3 and above.
  • Ability to remain professional at all times.

Additional Information:

Fixed Term Contract – 31 March 2023
Location: Caerphilly, agile working during Covid-19

In return for joining NYAS you will receive the following benefits:

  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • Company sick pay
  • Health care plan
  • Salary sacrifice pension contributions
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme

NYAS operates robust safe procedures to ensure the protection of the children, young people and adults at risk we work with.  To comply with NYAS’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, references and a Digital Risk Assessment.

Closing Date: May 17, 2021

Company Information

NYAS is a UK charity providing socio-legal services through teams of advocates and lawyers.

NYAS offers information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to children, young people and vulnerable adults throughout England and Wales.

NYAS provides a safety net for people of all ages who have nowhere else to turn.

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