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Learning & Development Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,608
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st October 2021

  • Advertised from 7th October 2021
  • Status: Full Time, 35 hours per week. Duration: Permanent


Autism Initiatives is an established organisation that meets the needs of people with Autism, their families and carers. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to coordinate the Learning and Development function for Autism Initiatives in Scotland.

Working closely with the Head of Learning and Development, the Coordinator will ensure that all staff receive the necessary training and learning opportunities they need to deliver the best possible service to people with autism. You will research requirements and learning opportunities for professional development in response to identified training needs, and continually review existing opportunities and assist in making any changes to those provided. You will also assist in ensuring training costs are recorded and maintained within agreed budgets.

Competent in the use of IT systems, the post holder will lead on the implementation and use of IT systems to manage and analyse Learning and Development data. You will have the ability to effectively communicate information to staff at all levels (individually and in group settings) through high quality reports, presentations and training sessions.

Knowledge of working within a Learning and Development environment is essential, preferably within the social care sector. Some travel throughout Scotland will be required.

The successful candidate must be willing to apply for a require a Basic Disclosure through Disclosure Scotland. Autism Initiatives will incur the cost of the application.

Application notes

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

To apply please visit our website, where you can view our application pack and complete our application form online:

If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form be sent to you, please contact Joanna Dickinson on 0131 551 7260.

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 21st October 2021 at 12 noon.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

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