Secondment Opportunities

We welcome both inward and outward applications for secondment in order to:

  • Provide career development opportunities
  • Improve contacts and networks between organisations
  • Increase understanding between organisations
  • Provide access to wider thinking and sharing good practice
  • Allow individuals to invest in the work of others

Investors in People

IiPSouth West Councils is an Investors in People organisation and learning and development is a high priority. South West Councils has clearly defined policies and procedures, set out in an employee handbook which allows staff to know what is expected of them.



Learning and Organisational Development Officer

Dennett House, Middle Street, Taunton
Working hours:
37 hours
£20,661 - £22,658

Start the New Year with a new challenge, a new job and some new colleagues.

South West Councils needs a Learning & Organisational Development Officer.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with us in our unique regional role, engaging with a range of local authorities and other public-sector organisations to support them in delivering workforce development initiatives.  You must have a working knowledge of planning and delivering L&OD programmes, qualifications and apprenticeships.  You will be a good communicator, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and independently. 

We offer you access to the local government pension scheme, a flexi-scheme and opportunities for professional development within the organisation.

SW Councils is an Equal Opportunities employer, and will not discriminate against any applicant on grounds of disability, race, religion or belief, gender, age or sexual orientation. Applications from people wishing to work part time or job share are welcome.

All applications must be made using the official application form.  CVs cannot be accepted.

Covering Letter
Application Form- complete and return to South West Councils
Application Monitoring Form- complete and return to South West Councils
Job Description
Person Specification
General Requirements
Structure Chart

Closing date:
Jan 22, 2018
Interview date:
Jan 30, 2018


Learning and Organisational Development

Fay Edwards fay.edwards@swcouncils.gov.uk

Job title: Head of Learning and Development

Tel: 01823 270101

Fax: 01823 425200

Website address: www.swcouncils.gov.uk