Assistant Training Officer – HR & Employee Services

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Assistant Training Officer - HR & Employee Services
Contract / Temporary

Durham 1003865614705864

Posted: 17th November 2023 11:02
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.41 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 4-5 months


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Temporary Assistant Training Officer - HR & Employee Services

Reference no: Durham 1003865614705864

Pay Rate: £13.41 per hour PAYE

35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 4-5 months


The post holder will report to the Training and Development Manager but will be accountable to the Training Officer for their day-to-day tasks.

Carry out job specific and health and safety training and/or assessments within the workplace. They will influence the development of a health and safety and learning culture across the organisation

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support in the design, delivery and evaluation of training initiatives and programmes to ensure they continuously support organisational needs including face to face, workbooks and digital delivery.
  • Carry out practical training and assessments where relevant. A work vehicle is available for on-site visits.
  • Work with service managers to develop training programmes to ensure mandatory training is delivered within a timely manner and refreshed within the prescribed timescales.
  • Esure a high standard of quality in the delivery of training
  • Keep up to date with current health and safety legislation, regulations, and industry standards, ensuring regular reviews of training content are undertaken in conjunction with the Health and Safety team.
  • Assist in the maintenance of training records/systems.
  • Assist in relevant projects which contribute to the development of the Workforce Strategy and Workforce Plans.
  • Attend meetings, working groups, focus groups, etc as required.
  • Undertake any relevant training to support with training delivery and assessment

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • A relevant Teaching qualification or be willing to achieve this. This could include Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) or equivalent; Highfield Level 3 Award in Delivering Training (RQF); Certificate in Education or above; Level 3 NVQ in training and/or development or above


  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation


  • Experience of working as part of a multi-discipline team
  • Experience of working in a front-line operational service with a high level of health and safety requirements, for example Construction, Highways, Horticulture, Refuse
  • Development and delivery of training

Skills & Abilities:

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Able to use IT e.g. Microsoft Office, Word/Excel/ Powerpoint
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding about different mechanisms for training delivery and how people learn
  • Able to relate to people at all levels of the organisation
  • Able to develop partnership arrangements with a wide variety of people
  • Able to prioritise work and meet deadlines


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Job Ref: Durham 1003865614705864
Assistant Training Officer - HR & Employee Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Durham 1003865614705864
Assistant Training Officer - HR & Employee Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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