Leigh, Greater Manchester
£24,000 - £25,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for an individual with previous experience of developing and delivering training in both one-one and group settings. You will be able to analyse training needs and draft an annual training plan to ensure that our staff and volunteers provide high quality information and advice. 

Able to work on your own initiative and within a team, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good IT skills, be able to undertake and check complex calculations and understand Citizens Advice quality requirements. Ideally, you will also have Citizens Advice or other social welfare law advice experience.

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36.25 per week (includes some Saturday work on rotation)

Salary: £24,000 - £25,500 per annum (depending on experience)

Location: Leigh (and other locations across Wigan Borough)


Purpose of Role

  • To recruit, train, develop and supervise volunteers, placements and paid advice staff, ensuring that trainees complete the Advice Learning programme in a timely manner 

  • Analyse and meet the training requirements of existing volunteers and staff using a variety of tools and processes to ensure that high quality advice is provided to clients

  • Line manage a small team of advisers under the Government’s Kick Start programme

  • Promote the take up of Research and Campaigns 

  • Develop advice and information provision in the Borough, through the delivery of training to advice and information staff (including volunteers) of partner organisations


Closing Date: we are looking for a quick start so the advert will close as soon as the position is filled

Stage 1 Interview: Online competency tests 

Stage 2 Interview: Video interview to include a presentation to the panel

Note that CV’s will not be accepted.


Why work with us?

  • 34 days paid leave (including bank holidays)

  • An Employee Assistance Scheme

  • Flexible working, including some home working

  • Access to discounted private health care

  • A fun, supportive atmosphere

  • An organisation that cares about its staff 

Refreshed on: 29 April 2021
Closed date: 29 May 2021
Tags: Training, Management

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