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Organisational Development Assistant Trainee - Recruit-Ability Programme - Ref: RT15023

Walsall Council
Training Allowance
Closing date
15 Feb 2024

Job Details

Recruit- Ability

A Positive Action training initiative for disabled people

The Recruit- Ability programme provides paid work experience and training placements for people who have a disability. Additionally, participants can expect to receive full support, advice and access to training courses.

Please note:
  • This opportunity is open to disabled applicants only
  • Recruit-Ability is a positive action programme aimed at providing targeted training to disabled people who are under-represented in our workforce. Equality Act (Section 158) applies.
  • You must be new to Walsall Council (no previous/current employed status with this council)
  • You must be new to this type of positive action programme

We have a great new opportunity available with our friendly and supportive Organisational Development Team. Read on for more information!

Organisational Development Assistant Trainee - Ref: RT15023
18.5 hours per week - fixed term for 12 months.
Training Allowance of approx. £11,183 per annum (based on a full-time training allowance of £22,366 per annum)

Our Organisational Development (OD) Team lead on change within Walsall Council by improving services, engaging and motivating staff, and developing their talents and potential through training.

We are looking for a motivated person with an interest in training to provide support for our trainers and coaches to help to deliver OD to the wider organisation.

With an ability to use Microsoft Office packages, an understanding of good customer service and a keenness to learn, you will help to support activities to raise awareness of change, equality, mental health and menopause champions both online and in person. As well as this, you will assist trainers in setting up and running training sessions both online and in person.

You will assist the team with daily tasks including using the online booking system, and learning to use the SharePoint site to showcase what training and support is available to all employees.

View Placement Description and Placement Specification

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the placement specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Closing Date: Wednesday 14th February 2024

If you have any questions about this placement, please call the Resourcing Team on 01922 655673 or email:


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01922 650000
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
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