£20,000 + Outstanding benefits package
Advertising End Date
27 Sep 2021

Role & Department Overview

Who are we?

We are the leading provider of specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (such as autism spectrum disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome), ADHD or complex learning needs. Our purpose is delivering positive outcomes for our children, helping create life changing experiences and a future full of hope and aspiration. Learn More here: https://www.witherslackgroup.co.uk/

We recognise that looking after the development of our people has a strong link to positive outcomes for our Children and Young People. By ensuring high levels of skills in our people, we can ensure performance of our Schools, Homes and Support functions is of the highest standards.

As L&D Administrator, you will be based at our Head Office in Lupton, just outside Kirkby Lonsdale. You will have responsibility for administrating the delivery and recording of the outstanding training we offer throughout the Group.

Your role

You’ll provide a range of support services for a whole cohort of leaders in Schools, Clinical Services and Head Office – working collaboratively with the Care Academy Administrator on supporting Children’s Homes. You’ll be comfortable in a busy environment at the centre of delivery, providing stakeholders with the detail they need to ensure that training is delivered effectively. This means creating calendars of training, booking staff on courses and managing and liaising with external providers. You’ll be responsible for maximising course attendance, managing delegate lists, keeping records and updating all the information surrounding our comprehensive training delivery. You’ll be at the centre of training delivery, always remaining focused as you problem-solve and work to strict deadlines.

Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Interview Date: Monday, 13 September 2021
Location: Lupton, Cumbria
To apply, please click HERE

Job Description

Who are we looking for?

You have great attention to detail and are committed to providing excellent customer service. You’ll be friendly and personable and feel at home in a busy office environment, managing time and data with ease and having a highly accurate and considered approach to your work. You’ll be comfortable with technology and using systems to maintain records. It’s a real team effort, and if you want to work in an environment that is all about people, you’ll love it here.


We know you’re going to do great things, so we offer a salary and benefits package that’s among the best in our sector. You’ll enjoy a competitive salary, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), free parking, ongoing training, 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, a Cycle to Work scheme and a whole host of flexible benefits.

For an informal chat about the role please contact:  Marie Leadbetter – Resourcing Business Partner on 07887456402

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

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