Workforce Development Officer
Salary range: GBP31,998 - GBP34,338 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Workforce Development Officer
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are looking for an organised and creative individual to deliver workforce development support services in our Early Help Service.
Key duties will include implementing a workforce strategy for staff in the Early Help service and in Brent's private, voluntary and independent childcare sector, developing and strengthening relationships with childcare providers and other multi-agency partners.
The post holder will lead on the implementation of a workforce development programme for the wider Early Help service as well as support the wider work of the Early Years team.
If you would like to work in a customer focused, collaborative and award winning team and meet the following criteria, then we would love to hear from you:
Have a good standard of education in English and maths.
Have knowledge of current developments in Children's Services, in particular those that relate to children under five and their families.
Have an ability to design, implement and monitor workforce development programmes.
Demonstrate enthusiasm for the benefits of learning and development for staff.
Closing Date: 23 July 2018 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a 'Enhanced' DBS Disclosure.
Applications from candidates who have applied for this role in the last 6 months will not be considered
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.