Community Learning and Development Officer

  • Organisation
    Orkney Islands Council
  • Location
    Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney
  • Employment Hours
    Full-time (35 hours per week). Temporary up to 31 March 2023.
  • Salary
    £37,266 to £41,622 (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance).
  • Closing Date
    Sun, 14 Aug 2022 17:00
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An opportunity has arisen within the existing Community Learning and Development team for a dynamic individual with a passion for supporting learners and working successfully with partners in communities.

They are looking to recruit a Community Learning and Development Officer to continue the work of the service to promote, develop and deliver local learning and development opportunities in line with identified need and national priorities and to build sustained partnerships between the community, voluntary and public agencies to address community needs.

The successful candidate will work to initiate, plan and lead activities that deliver high quality community learning opportunities. They will assist the Community Learning team in providing learning and development opportunities for learners that will improve educational attainment, address educational and social disadvantage and support adults and young people to make positive changes to their lives and in the lives of their communities. The successful candidate will be required to vary the focus of their work between adults and young people as directed by the service manager, but in the immediate future, will be focused on the Adult Learning and Community Development areas of the service.

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