IT and Systems Learning & Development Specialist

Job Description

Put your expertise to use in a role where you can truly impact the growth and success of our organisation.

We are seeking an experienced L&D professional with excellent communication skills to inspire and engage.

This is a great opportunity to join an established Learning & Development team and contribute to the advancement of the digital agenda. Help us in providing support to enable learners to enhance their skills, expertise, and effectiveness in their roles.

Together, let's foster a culture of ongoing learning and professional development. Continue reading to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

The Opportunity

Salary: £41,418 to £44,428 per annum, (£33,582 to £36,022 pro rata).

Working Pattern: Part-time, 30 hours per week, flexible working options available.

Location: County Hall, Chichester or Bridge House, Worthing (Hybrid working).

Interview date: w/c 06 May 2024

You will work with a professional and empowering team of Learning and Development Officers who support staff and customers in developing skills, knowledge, and experience to excel in their roles. This fosters a culture of continuous learning and growth, embodying our values and cultural aspirations.

You will design and deliver learning activities using various methods, such as face-to-face and online webinar training, to ensure that learning objectives are met. As the IT and Systems Trainer, you will support digital training across the organization, including the essential digital skills project and the implementation of new HR and Finance Systems. You will provide telephone and online support to staff through the corporate learning and development helpdesk.

You will also deliver personal development training on topics such as Assertiveness, Customer Service, Recruitment & Interview Training, and Induction. Your role will involve designing and delivering learning solutions based on specifications provided by the Learning and Development or OD Consultant.

What are we looking for?

To be our successful IT and Systems Learning & Development Specialist, you will need:

  • Extensive experience in IT systems and digital subjects to understand initiatives and develop appropriate learning responses.
  • Evidence of at least one year of experience delivering IT systems training to users through a variety of mediums.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • Experience of effectively coaching and supervising others.

For more information on the Key Skills as well as the Qualifications and/or experience required, please refer to the Job Description attached.

Working for us

As well as adding real value to our service users and our communities, as an employer we recognise our employees are central in being able to achieve this. To recognise this, we want to help support your development and provide a great place to work ensuring you can fulfil your full potential,

have access to a range of benefits including:

  • an excellent local government pension scheme
  • generous holiday entitlement of 30 days (plus opportunity to buy additional leave)
  • a range of flexible working options, depending on your job role

For a full list this can be found at our Rewards and Benefits page.

Further information

The reference number for this role is CRS00813.

For an informal conversation or for further information regarding the role, please contact James Hodge, (Learning & Development Team Manager) at . For issues or queries regarding your application please contact .

Internal candidates wishing to apply for this role will be considered for a secondment position. Please can you therefore discuss and agree this with your manager before applying for this position.

To apply, please follow the links below to upload your CV and Cover Letter. In your cover letter please outline your motivations for applying and explaining the skills and experience you can bring to the role (please refer to the key skills) ensuring that any gaps in employment are covered in your CV. Please ensure you have saved the job description attached to the main advert on our website as, once the job has closed, you may not have the opportunity to download again.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to 3 years referencing and a health check.

Equality, inclusion and accessibility is very important to West Sussex County Council. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone, as this helps us build a diverse and talented workforce, that reflects the communities we serve. We ensure our approach to recruitment is flexible and supportive to enable all applicants to be at their best and to ensure they have the best possible chance of success.

We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants that have a disability, are a veteran or are a care leaver. More information can be found on our application help page.

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