Skills Officer job in Worksop

Skills Officer

  • Employer - Bassetlaw District Council
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Directorate of Regeneration & Neighbourhood Services
  • Location: - Worksop
  • Salary - Salary Scale SO1 | £26,470 - £28,221 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Tuesday, 20 November 2018 12:00

Job Description

This newly created role is located at our refurbished offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.  This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our enthusiastic and progressive Economic Development team. You will be expected to deliver a range of activities to improve the employability and skills levels of Bassetlaw residents, particularly those furthest from work. You will also be required to engage with local businesses to ascertain their staffing needs and identify how any skills shortages should be addressed.

Other responsibilities:

  • To understand the barriers which prevent individuals from working
  • To effectively work with partners, particularly DWP and local training providers and businesses
  • To draw up and implement a Local Integration Plan
  • To act as secretariat for Local Integration Board
  • To work with external bodies on initiatives to improve local employment prospects, e.g. LEPs, County Council
  • To create effective and innovative solutions to encourage workforce development

We want to hear from you if you can offer:

  • Strong partnership skills, with an ability to ensure the delivery of high levels of performance
  • Detailed knowledge of the skills agenda
  • A track record of delivery
  • Strong communication skills 
  • A relevant degree level qualification and membership of an appropriate professional body

The benefits include flexitime, 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to bank holidays and an extra day over the Christmas period and access to a generous Local Government Pension Scheme. 

Contact information

Please return your fully completed application form quoting the position reference number to or by post to:

Bassetlaw District Council

Queens Buildings,

Potter Street,



S80 2AH

Interview information

Anticipated W/C 3rd December 2018

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