Workforce Development Advisor
North Yorkshire County Council
5d ago

Weekend Working

Salary Range (From and To)

Venue for Interview

County Hall, Northallerton

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Are you someone who promotes a high standard in Apprenticeship programmes and encourages that same ethos of learners, managers and providers?

Do you enjoy working independently within a highly successful Training & Learning Team? Are you someone who has excellent interpersonal skills and is highly organised?

Due to the expansion of the Training & Learning Service and our Apprenticeship programme, NYCC is looking to recruit a talented Workforce Development Adviser to expand our Apprenticeship programme and realise our ambitions.

Apprenticeships are a key aspect of our current and future workforce together with being a national strategic initiative.

Apprenticeship frameworks and funding are complex and multi-faceted therefore the post holder will use their expert understanding and experience of operating apprentices schemes to support services and influence key stakeholders internally and externally.

Operating robust and compliant programmes is the day job alongside providing professional consultancy advice to key stakeholders, as part of the services management team.

We aim to maximise the utilisation of the apprenticeship levy; requiring an innovative approach to funding through a variety of approaches, particularly with schools and our external customers.

The regulations around apprenticeships is continually changing and developing and therefore to deliver apprenticeships the post holder will display agility, resilience and tenacity when operating in the fluid apprenticeship landscape.

The Training and Learning Service is a key part of the HR and strategic workforce planning agenda for the County Council and our partners.

This is a highly successful service with teams who are experienced, creative and deliver 80% of the Council’s training and increasing delivery solutions to other organisations.

Whilst other organisations are cutting costs, NYCC is developing the workforce of the future and it’s due to this commitment the service are expanding so you will be joining at a pivotal and exciting time.

Due to investment Continual Professional Development is available and encouraged.

The service teams are passionate about what they do and are fully supportive of each other, they enjoy various team activities both in and out of work.

As a modern organisation the role offers the opportunity to work flexibly at alternative locations across our hubs as well as home working, though you will be deployed countywide in response to the workforce need.

NYCC also promote Flexible Working hours to allow for a positive work / life balance.

In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team.

You will also benefit a variety of competitive employee rewards such as generous leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to Childcare Vouchers, which is just one of a range of salary sacrifice schemes available.

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Tracy Harrison, Head of Training & Learning on 01609 553125.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.

We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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