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Corporate Officer (Learning and Development, OD and Equalities)

East Staffordshire Borough Council
Burton upon Trent
£28,770 to £31,364
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Job Type
Human resources / OD / Training
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Job Details

Corporate Officer (Learning and Organisational Development and Equalities)


GRADE: 6 SCP 17-22 £28,770 to £31,364 per annum 




About Us

East Staffordshire Borough Council is a high performing authority and a great mix of town and country. Our attractive benefits package includes the Local Government Pension Scheme; flexible working hours; generous annual leave; hybrid working; development opportunities and free car parking. 


The Role

The role has three main components:


Learning and Development

The post holder will identify organisational learning and development needs in association with members of staff, Councillors and Corporate and Service requirements, and recommend and organise solutions to improve performance, quality, customer service and long term organisational progress.   This includes responsibility for the learning and development budget.  


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

To lead on the development of policies and programmes of work within the Council which address equality and discrimination. 


Organisation Development


The post holder will also support the HR and Payments team with the creation and implementation of HR policies and liaison with employees to improve engagement and wellbeing as a priority. 


Key Requirements


Relevant Degree or equivalent experience in a similar role

Be able to use Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power point).

Desirable: CIPD part qualified or relevant post graduate qualification.


The post holder will have a genuine passion to develop people and organisations, a good knowledge of project and budget management and an understanding of ED&I legislation.   The post holder should have strong written communication skills and experience of writing high quality reports and policies.  


Skills & Experience 

The post holder will have experience of researching and developing plans to provide solutions to problems (for example a training plan to improve performance) and ideally have experience of working in a local authority and of managing learning and development within an organisation.  


The post holder should also have strong communication and people skills, be organised and able to balance the demands of a varied workload.


Working closely with senior managers and colleagues, the successful applicant will have a real opportunity to make a personal impact on the organisation in delivering this important role. The working environment is modern and friendly. Benefits include flexible working and home working is available. Access to the Local Government Pension scheme, free car parking and discounted leisure centre membership are included in the benefits package.


Additional Information

The Council is actively building diverse teams and welcomes applications from everyone, including people of different age, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. We are a Disability Confident Employer

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East Staffordshire Borough Council aims to recruit and retain the most talented people to enable us to deliver high quality services for our residents.  A career with East Staffordshire Borough Council offers rewarding and challenging opportunities in a wide range of roles, and the chance to make a difference to the lives of local people.  As an employee of East Staffordshire Borough Council you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, opportunities to learn and develop new skills and leisure activity discounts.  Further information regarding the numerous benefits and rewards associated with working for us can be found on this page Benefits and Rewards

About East Staffordshire

East Staffordshire is a great mix of town and country.  The capital of the National Forest, the St George’s Park FA Centre and a rich brewing heritage can all be found in the borough, as can beautiful countryside and interesting villages.  The Council offices and Town Hall are based in Burton upon Trent.

East Staffordshire Town Images

Equality & Diversity

The Council is actively building diverse teams and welcomes applications from everyone, including people of different age, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. 

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and further details of our commitment to Equality and Diversity can be found on this page Equality and Diversity

   East Staffs

Learning and Development

We are committed to developing the skills and knowledge of our workforce to meet the current and future needs of the organisation. Further details of learning and development opportunities can be found on this page Learning and Development

How To Apply

Details of how to complete an application, can be found on this page How to apply

Company info
01283 508708
East Staffordshire Borough Council
Town Hall
King Edward Place
Burton upon Trent
DE14 2EB

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