Learning & Development Consultant

Charles Hunter Associates
32000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual + + Terrific Benefits
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Learning & Development Consultant - Home Based - London/Essex

Salary of up to GBP37,000 per annum including excellent benefits

A highly reputable "outstanding" Independent Fostering Agency are looking to recruit for a permanent Learning & Development Consultant to join their team in the London/Essex ideally based in the Essex.

You will be home based and responsible for training and developing foster carers across the Midlands. This role is an excellent opportunity and requires a dynamic and creative experienced Fostering Social Worker who can capture the attention of foster carers and inspire foster carers under their own supervision.


  • Salary of up to GBP37,000 per annum
  • A car allowance of GBP3,000
  • Pension Scheme
  • Dental Cover
  • Life Insurance
  • Other terrific benefits


  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of the training requirements for and training needs of both foster carers and staff (when required).
  • Undertake research and information gathering to develop own knowledge and contribute to a training information data bank to ensure that followed and the most appropriate training resources are recommended, developed and delivered.
  • Contribute to the development of course content, materials and planning for the delivery of
  • Work to support the Group Training Manager to produce the annual regional training plans
  • Develop & deliver approved courses for:
  • Foster carer applicants
  • Approved foster carers
  • Staff (when required)
  • Work in liaison with centrally based L&D Coordinators to achieve effective course management and ensure that post course requirements are fulfilled
  • Maintain and develop own knowledge and skills as a social work practitioner and a trainer


  • You will need to be a Qualified and hold a relevant Social Work qualification (DipSW/CQSW) and are registered with HCPC
  • You will need to have significant post qualifying experience as a Qualified Social Worker within Fostering
  • You will have an excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks within Children Social Care and the Fostering sector
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • You will have competent skills to foster training

CLOSING DATE: 11th August 2017

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