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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)

Salary:
£35,000 + Car Allowance & benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com 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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