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Senior Learning and Skills Officer

£17,705 per year (ERYC Grade 10 pro rata)
Term Entry
Type Hours
Part Time (18.5 hours per week)
Monday to Friday
Various locations across the East Riding (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 31 January
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Economic Development and Communications
Job reference
Job reference: ECON000461
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The job itself

A vacancy has arisen to work for the East Riding of Yorkshire Council within the Learning, Skills and Workforce Development team. In this role you will be responsible for the development and delivery of high quality, responsive and efficient leadership, management and corporate learning and development opportunities for the council.

The role will suit somebody who has a coaching and mentoring background and who is familiar with delivering PRINT or other similar personality profiling tools and/or facilitating discussions with staff. In return you will benefit from working as part of a supportive, creative and multi-functional team that is committed to providing a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities and support programmes to staff, residents, partners and stakeholders.

Your role will focus on determining training needs, planning and delivering a range of learning and development opportunities to staff at all levels, including the delivery of the Council’s leadership and management training programme.

This is a varied and integral role within the Learning, Skills and Workforce Development team and you will work very closely with the Principal Learning and Skills Officer in order to ensure that all learning opportunities provided meet the requirements and standards of our quality framework.

Whilst your role will look inwards to the corporate learning and development for staff at all levels you will also be part of a multi-functional team that also faces outward, delivering a range of learning opportunities and employment support programmes to residents and working in a commercial way with partners and stakeholders. You will be required to work in a functional way across the team to ensure that we maximise efficiencies and achieve good value for money through the effective and efficient use of resources.

Ideally you will be qualified to degree level or above and / or a relevant teaching or training qualification and have an excellent knowledge of planning and delivering training opportunities within a diverse and multi-functional organisation.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Learning, Skills and Workforce Development team in a senior position and will be suitable for a self-motivated, highly organised and resilient individual. You will need to have a creative mindset, a can-do attitude, drive, commitment and enthusiasm in order to deliver on the ambitious and exciting aims of the Learning, Skills and Workforce Development team and the strategic plans of the council.

By applying for this position, you are choosing an employer who values our employees and is committed to continuous professional development. You will have access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, to a range of health and well-being support and various other benefits that can be found our website at What we offer (


Want to know more?

Get in touch for more information.

Nigel Nichols
Principal Learning and Skills Officer
07541 041842
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Additional information

Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

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