Lead Organisational Development Officer

Ashton, Preston, Lancashire
£26,276 - £30,011
23 Feb 2012
30 Mar 2012
LODO/3
Learning and Development
Manager
Permanent
Full Time

SUMMARY
The Lancashire Workforce Development Partnership (LWDP), working alongside Lancashire County Council, provides a vital role in assisting the Social Care Sector with workforce development and training. Following a period of re-structure, the LWDP is currently seeking to recruit a Lead Organisational Development Officer to complement the existing management team.
The successful candidate will require a background in workforce development and training and possess sound knowledge of the Social Care sector and will lead on the provision of cost effective learning and development services for the sector. The Lead OD Officer will lead on the provision of cost-effective workforce development and learning and development services to local social care workforce and employers and will be responsible for leading, developing and supervising a team of seven Organisational Development Officers.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
You must have CIPD or equivalent professional or management qualification and a recognised qualification in training and development.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE
You must have experience of commissioning and managing training programmes across a variety of settings and at all levels. You will also possess a professional consultancy approach using effective verbal and written communication skills and project management experience.

For an informal discussion please contact:
Katie Burgess on 01772 761855

Proposed Interview Dates:
Shortlisted candidates will be notified individually.

Rehabilitation:
The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (exceptions) Act 1975. If you are successful you will be subject to CRB clearance prior to appointment.

Applications and further details are available from/returnable to:
Miss Lorraine Ashton, LWDP, Marian House, Beech Grove, Ashton, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 1DU.
Telephone Number 01772 761855 e-mail: lorraineashton@lwdp.org.uk
For more information about the LWDP, please visit the website: www.lwdp.org.uk

The closing date is noon on the 30th March 2012.

Please note that in the interests of economy, we will not acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date, you should assume your application has not been successful. You may telephone us on 01772 761855 if you wish to check on the progress of your application, quoting the job reference number. Previous applicants need not reapply.