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Learning and Development Adviser

About the role

Do you have an interest or passion in climate change mitigation and adaptation? Are you looking for a position where you can make a real difference to help us deliver our carbon reduction plans across the authority by supporting the learning of others? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Learning and Development Team within Cambridgeshire County Council as a Learning and Development Advisor working on the development and delivery of Net Zero learning solutions in support of the Authority’s Vision, Strategic Ambitions and Climate Change and Environment Strategy.  

As part of the wider Strategy and Partnerships Directorate, the Learning and Development Team sits within HR Services. We provide a blended learning offer through online training, face to face courses and eLearning modules to CCC employees enabling all of us to best serve the communities and citizens of Cambridgeshire.  

What will you be doing?

This role, offered initially on a one-year contract, will focus on delivering established Learning and Development interventions alongside colleagues in the Council’s Climate Change and Energy Team as well as the development of new learning interventions. The post may be extended for a further 12 months subject to funding agreements. 

The learning interventions could be in a virtual classroom setting, face to face classroom environment or through the provision of self-directed learning materials and will include Carbon Literacy Trust accredited training.  

Although the focus of the role is the development and delivery of Net Zero learning solutions, there will also be opportunities to work across other functions within the team to support the wider Learning and Development offer, this is an extensive offer, which includes:  

  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion  

  • Management and leadership development 

  • Skills based training,  

  • Professional development,  

  • and a dedicated offer to the councils Adults and Children’s social care workforces.  

About you

The ideal applicant will have experience in the development, design and delivery of learning solutions, good communication and organisational skills, the ability to influence a wide range of people and be able to generate creative solutions to problems. If required, we will also support the successful candidate to undertake Carbon Literacy Trust accreditation. 

We make good use of technology, and this enables our team to work from home, there are times when we come together in person and this typically will be at our team’s offices at Stanton House in Huntingdon, or our brand-new Headquarters building at Alconbury Weald.   Travel will also be required across the county to facilitate the delivery of face to face in-person training.   

For an informal discussion, please contact Bev Gelder - 

*Interviews to be held 19th  - 20th October 

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.


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