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
up to £23,836

You will contribute to the delivery of a range of learning and development activities to meet the needs of local authorities and other public sector organisations.

You should have a working knowledge of evaluation methods, assessment practices and legislation.  You will possess a wide range of skills particularly with regards to communication, networking with senior managers, spotting opportunities and promoting services, training, facilitation and Apprenticeship End-Point Assessment.  You will have the ability to work independently and as part of a small team so a flexible approach, and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends is also required.

For an informal conversation about the role, please call Fay Edwards on 07786 397169.  South West Councils is committed to Equal Opportunities. 

An application pack is available below or telephone: 01823 270101 or e-mail.  All applications must be made using the official application form, CVs will not 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
Other Information
Structure Chart

The closing date is 12.00 noon on 29 April 2019.

Interviews will take place on 7 May 2019.

Closing date:
Apr 29, 2019
Interview date:
May 07, 2019



Michele Evans michele.evans@swcouncils.gov.uk

Job title: Employment Officer

Tel: 01823 425222