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Learning and Development Consultant (flexible base)

Job Role

INTERVENTIONS ALLIANCE (IA) is the Justice and Social Care division of Seetec, delivering tailored support to participants across a range of contracts, including as CFO Activity Hubs, Education, Training and Employment (ETE), Accommodation and Approved Premises. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to build a better future, regardless their past choices or the challenges they face.


We are committed to combining our knowledge, skills and talents across the justice and social care sectors to deliver services and interventions that overcome the barriers that hold people back from living more fulfilled lives. Ultimately, our aim is to equip individuals with the necessary skills needed to desist from offending, successfully reintegrate into to their local communities and address barriers to work.


We are currently looking for a Learning and Development Consultant to be responsible for effective learning needs analysis for each Interventions Alliance contract and the development of a blended training plan to support front line practice.


You will contribute towards enhancing service delivery and performance by delivering blended and digital solutions to build capacity, capability and drive cultural change for best results for employees and service users.


Our successful candidate will have the ability to motivate, coach and guide others, to acheive positive results. An understanding of the Criminal Justice business contract, together with a working knowledge of our service users will also be beneficial.

Key Responsibilities

  • To work with senior stakeholders across the business to understand and identify academic/professional development needs
  • Develop learning and development solutions that will support both IA delivery and the commercial development of Interventions Alliance
  • Develop and deliver IA training, in conjunction with Operations or source IA training from 3rd party suppliers when specialist knowledge is required
  • Work in conjunction with Seetec Skills on the creation, accreditation and delivery of contract relevant apprenticeships
  • Manage the VQ process and associated quality assurance activities. Delivery of some VQ content
  • Diagnose organisation/performance needs, gaps and root causes
  • Support the development of employees and managers using a range coaching interventions and team development solutions
  • Develop and maintain strong a network of external stakeholders and specialist learning providers to meet development needs
  • Ensure that all training events identified in the L&D Plan and any approved additional L&D requests take place in a timely fashion
  • Provide advice and information to staff and managers regarding training events, professional development opportunities, training needs, attendance/completion rates etc.
  • Undertake research and produce reports on developments in Learning and Development, assisting in the development of the L&D Plan and People Development Strategy.
  • Promote L&D activities, initiatives and events by creating innovative and engaging communications


To view the full job description, please use the following link: https://ourjobs.seetec.co.uk/sbtc/learning-and-development-consultant/

Skills and Experience

  • Understanding of the Criminal Justice business context, together with working knowledge of our service users
  • A proven record of creating innovative blended learning solutions that drive measurable business results
  • Demonstrable experience in trouble shooting and developing innovative solutions in line with broad performance objectives
  • Developed interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Coaching and facilitation skills. Ability to motivate, coach and guide others, including where there is no line management responsibility, to achieve positive results.
  • Ability to delegate work and manage workloads.
  • The capacity to translate detailed information into training material that engages and stimulates learners
  • Highly effective organisational skills with the ability to achieve objectives within timescales and limited resources.
  • Ability to commission programmes and manage other resources to meet organisational demands.
  • Ability to initiate, maintain and develop effective working relationships at all levels, both internal and external to the organisation.

Additional Information

Salary: £33,065 - £38,900 per annum (dependent on experience)

Location: Base location flexible, must be willing to travel to sites across the country to deliver training where necessary (expenses paid)

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 9th December 2021

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, Pension, Competitive Salary, Optional Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to work scheme, Eye care scheme, Access to wide range of local and national discounts.


In light of Covid 19 all interviews will be undertaken via Microsoft Teams

Seetec - Interventions Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.


Dependent on the role applying to you may be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS/DS) check. Seetec - Interventions Alliance support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”


Seetec - Interventions Alliance is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


This project is funded via the HM Prison & Probation Service Co-financing Organisation (HMPPS CFO). HMPPS CFO is a European Social Fund resettlement support programme which delivers projects aimed at improving employability, which are seen as key to changing lives and reducing reoffending. To learn more about the work of HMPPS CFO, please visit https://www.co-financing.org/ 


If you need any further information please contact our Recruitment Team 01702 201070