Learning Network West
Learning Network West

Charity registered in Scotland SC039995

A unique organisation in the West of Scotland supporting social work education.

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Top job! Manager

  • Full time
  • £49,085
  • Glasgow - Blended approach of remote working and office based
  • Closing 8th December 2022

Learning Network West is a unique organisation in the West of Scotland supporting social work education and developing practice learning opportunities. We work closely with HEI and Local Authority funding partners across the West of Scotland to fulfil three core functions: the Mental Health Officer Award Programme, The Professional Development Award in Practice Learning, and social work student placement matching and development.

We are seeking to appoint a new Manager who will provide leadership, guidance, support and supervision to our busy team of experienced professionals.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day management of the Learning Network and its staff. They will be responsible for key leadership functions including monitoring and reporting to relevant funding stakeholders; finance and budgetary control; fundraising; and strategic planning.

This is an important role supporting workforce development across the social work education sector in the West of Scotland and beyond.

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Top job! Practice Learning Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £35,934 – £39,782
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st May 2021

Learning Network West is a unique organisation in the West Scotland supporting social work education. We are funded through 12 local authorities and 5 Universities providing the undergraduate and post graduate qualification in Social Work, we are also an SQA centre providing the Level 10 Professional Development Award in Practice Learning.

We are pleased to offer the following post of Practice Learning Development Officer for one year and beyond pending funding.

The 35hr full time post is to support practice learning opportunities within social work education across the social services sector and our partner organisations.

See the Job Description and Person Specification below for further details about the role.

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Practice Learning Development Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £35,934 – £39,782
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th April 2022

Learning Network West is a unique organisation in the West Scotland supporting Social Work education. We are funded through 12 local authorities and 5 Universities providing the undergraduate and post graduate qualification in Social Work.

LNW secured additional funding from Scottish Government to increase the resource for practice learning opportunities in the west of Scotland.

Therefore we seek to recruit Practice Learning Development Officers to specifically undertake the challenge of securing, developing and quality assuring placement opportunities for Social Work students.

The network is committed to the ongoing development of both new and existing placement opportunities, we acknowledge that this a considerable task and additional personnel would support our efforts to develop placements in three distinct areas:

1. School and educational establishments.

2. Third sector providers of social work and social care

3. Innovative hub and alternative models of placement provision.

The post(s) of Practice Learning Development Officer is for one year to sustain practice learning opportunities within social work education across the social services sector and our partner organisations. The role(s) are offered as a 35 hour full time post(s) however can be flexible to include part time / job share options. Please enquire at application.

See the Job Description and Person Specification for further details about the role.

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