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Learning & Development Trainer - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Date posted: 15-05-2020
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00008547_1589549233

One UKs largest Children's Services Providing Organisations is looking for a Fostering Social Worker to be their next Foster Carer & Social Worker Trainer (Learning & Development Trainer).

This role is a full-time, office-based and permanent position (with flexibility) with a salary of up to £35,000 D.O.E. The ideal Social Worker will have experience as a Supervising Social Worker, Senior Practitioner or Manager within Fostering and experience of training Foster Carers and/or Social Workers and possess an enthusiastic & bubbly personality. You will be required to hold training sessions across different training venues (extensive travel).

What is on offer for the Learning & Development Trainer:

  • An excellent travel package (Mileage Paid & Car Allowance)
  • Generous annual leave + your birthday off + bank holidays
  • Progression opportunities
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance
  • Other excellent benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Learning & Development Trainer:

  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of the training requirements for and training needs of foster carers and Social Worker
  • Contribute to the development of course content, materials and planning
  • 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 & Social Workers
  • Maintain and develop own knowledge and skills as a social work practitioner and a trainer

Requirements of the Learning & Development Trainer:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with Social Worker England (formerly HCPC)
  • Experience of working within Fostering as a Supervising Social Worker, Senior Practitioner or Manager
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Bolton (home-based)

£35,000 + Car Allowance & benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this position isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!

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