Learning and Development Coordinator

The National Fostering Agency
Solihull, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Learning & Development Coordinator
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Job Title: Learning and Development Co-ordinator

Contract Type: Full Time / Permanent

Salary: up to £21,500 per annum

About the Group

This is your chance to join a high achieving team at the NFA Group within the training team. The NFA Group is the largest independent providers of high quality foster care and special needs education and care. We partner closely with Local Authorities and UK foster carers to create the best possible opportunities and outcomes for child fostering. With Acorn Care and Education a part of the NFA family we provide special needs education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally.

Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.

About the Role

Foster carers play a crucial role in promoting good outcomes for children in their care. In order to meet the challenges ahead NFA provide a high standard of learning and development opportunities to foster carers. We are now seeking to strengthen our existing team by appointing to this role.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic team player who has had previous experience in an administrative role within professional services or social/foster care.

You will assist in co-ordinating the learning and development associated with NFA Group Foster Carer Training Courses, and support the Training & Development Managers and trainers in a number of tasks.

You must have excellent communication skills with all levels of Management, be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint to produce monthly reports for the training team, it would be advantageous to have experience of working with CHARMS or Lotus Notes. You must also have excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to work remotely and independently, setting priorities to meet tight deadlines. You must also have the ability to take ownership of key tasks and issues to ensure delivery of Training objectives

Why work for us

· Holidays starting at 25 days per annum

· Extensive training suite

· Career development across the Group

· Professional support network

· Pension

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and also undertake appropriate checks. This post will be subject to a DBS disclosure.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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