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Professional Development Support Officer

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Achieving for Children (RBWM)

£17,584 - £19,870 per annum pro rata

Achieving for Children


Part Time

30 hours per week.


25/07/2018 at 23:59 PM


Achieving for Children (RBWM)

Vacancy Description

Achieving for Children is an award-winning social enterprise created by Kingston and Richmond Councils in 2014, expanding into the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead in 2017. We are responsible for delivering the entirety of children’s services in all three local authorities.

Achieving for Children has been up and running for three years, and in that time we have established a reputation as one of the leading children’s services providers in the country. We are one of the Department for Education’s eight ‘Partners in Practice’, tasked with leading improvement across the sector.

We support children, young people and their families through our social care, health, education, early help and business services. By recognising and championing strengths we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort.

That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make a brighter future.

About the role:

We are looking for an energetic, confidence and committed individual to help increase our learning and development (L&D) and organisation development (OD) offer across our workforce in Windsor and Maidenhead.

As Professional Development Support Officer for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the development and delivery of our workforce strategy
  • Coordinate learning and professional development programmes across our teams and with external customers
  • Work with internal colleagues and external partners providing excellent customer care and support
  • Producing, presenting and reporting on the progress and outcome of L&D and OD activities

This is a fantastic role in a lively and supportive team that will enable you to be creative, and provide opportunities to stretch you in your own professional development

About you:

To be Professional Development Support Officer for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following points:

  • Educated to GCSE level C or above (or equivalent in Maths and English)
  • Experience of forming good working relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Ability to organise and manage own workload with some supervisions
  • Be ready to learn and be motivated to achieve work tasks
  • Be energetic and positive in what you can bring to the role

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Peter Moorcock on 020 8831 5428 or for an informal discussion. 

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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