Learning & Development Officer

Job Title: Learning & Development OfficerRef: LDOHR-0519 Salary: Grade C £27,255 -£29,271 ( pro rata) inc ILW 6.5% employer contributory pensionHours:  […]

Job Title: Learning & Development Officer
Ref: LDOHR-0519 
Salary: Grade C £27,255 -£29,271 ( pro rata) inc ILW 6.5% employer contributory pension
Hours:  28-37.5 per week
Location: Southwark
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months maternity cover)

Closing Date: Midnight 20th May 2019
Interviews:  TBC

At Thames Reach we are driven and committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people.

Thames Reach are seeking a Learning & Development Officer to join a small HR team.  You will be supporting the Head of HR in providing a learning and staff development service to staff and managers.    You will be responsible for advising and supporting managers in Learning & Development matters for their teams; maintaining and reviewing the programme of learning and development activities; overseeing and maintaining the range of management/leadership development activities; pathways to management schemes; Traineeship programme; organising the organisational induction day; conducting regular team and the annual organisation learning needs analysis; and maintaining the e-learning system.

You will have shared supervisory responsibility of the HR team administrator, HR volunteers and interns. You will also be working closely with other members of the HR team, carrying out project work and contributing towards the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the team.

You will have strong administrative and organisational skills and ideally, have experience of working in an L&D environment.  You may already have or be studying towards the relevant CIPD learning and development or an equivalent qualification, although not essential.  You should have an understanding of the L&D cycle from identifying L&D needs to evaluating outcomes; an ability to demonstrate ways of encouraging creative approaches to learning and staff development; excellent written and verbal communication skills; practical experience of using IT packages including databases; strong interpersonal skills; and be able to demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm to delivering high quality service.

As well as a great working environment we also offer:

-6.5% employer pension contribution.

-Development opportunities.   

-29 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

-Reimbursement of the cost of annual eye test

-Season ticket/cycle loan

-Flexible Working

-EAP services

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.

If you require further information on the post please contact HRteam@thamesreach.org.uk

Application Form – L&D Officer