Training and Development Advisor, HR and Learning and Development

Job Description

Training and Development Advisor (HR and Learning and Development)
Location – Service Headquarters, Calcot, Reading

Resourcing and Development Team

Role: Training and Development Advisor (HR and L&D) 1 x 1 fte (37 hpw) or 2 x 0.5fte (18.5 hpw). Consideration of job share arrangements.

Salary and Grade: GBP27,041 – GBP31,346 per annum (pro rata)

Flexible working
27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Pension Scheme available
Onsite gym and parking facilities

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has a reputation of excellence. We are seeking a skilled, adaptable and enthusiastic person to join our friendly and supportive team. This is a great opportunity to work for a public service provider with a progressive culture that invests in the training, development and wellbeing of its employees.

As a Training and Development Advisor, you will have the opportunity to support our people through their training, learning and development to achieve their potential and to ensure we have a capable and resilient workforce to deliver the services we provide meeting the diverse needs of the communities we serve.

The primary responsibility of this role is to support the design, delivery and implementation of effective learning and development activity for all staff groups, assisting learners to gain additional knowledge, understanding and skills and to grow through developing operational, technical and professional abilities – leading self, leading others and leading the business.

In this role you will value diversity of thought and different perspectives. You’ll be comfortable in challenging the status quo, acting with demonstrable integrity and credibility to support our people. Your key skills and experience will include:

– Excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt your approach
– Understanding of the learning cycle, and differing learning styles
– Proven track record of successful design, delivery and evaluation of training and development inputs
– Able to inspire and support your allocated learners and assessors to achieve success, and meet high performance standards
– Teaching and assessment qualifications or equivalent suitable training
– Ability to understand and interpret complex information to inform clear, concise and accessible training and development delivery and reporting
– Knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives with application in practice to the design and delivery of training and development solutions

Our Behavioural Competency Framework allows us to easily identify the behaviours that drive successful performance and enables us to deliver an effective service. You will be expected to demonstrate how you meet these behaviours throughout the selection process and how you meet the requirements of the personal specification as detailed within the Job Profile.

For more information regarding the post please contact Andrew Stockwell, Station Manager, Learning Support.

Application and selection process

The successful candidate will be inspired to demonstrate and promote behaviours in line with the Job Profile/Person Specification and our Behaviour Competency Framework as attached.

The selection process will involve:

– A role related task and discussion
– An interview

If you are interested in applying for this position click Apply Now. If you have any queries about the application process please contact Ellece Ott, Resourcing and Promotion Coordinator.

Closing date for applications is 1500 hours, 14 October 2021.

It is anticipated that the selection process will run from 22 October 2021. The selection process is planned to take place at Service Headquarters subject to Covid-19 restrictions.

Please view our privacy notice via this link Applicant Privacy Statement

At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, we want you to bring your whole self to work.
Equality, diversity and inclusion are more than just words for us. That’s why we are committed to creating a culture where everyone feels included and respected, and where no one is unfairly discriminated against. All applications are considered on merit alone. We are a Disability Confident Leader – if you meet the essential criteria of the role, you will be guaranteed an interview.

Simply: Our community is varied and diverse. Our workforce should be too.

At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, everyone is welcome.

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