Learning and Development Advisor

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£35000 - £35001 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Learning and Development Advisor



If you would like to work for a high profile, established organisation then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Main Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Developing effective collaborative relationships with a portfolio of employer clients, holding meetings both in person and remotely, to review learner performance and experience
  • Liaising with Pathway Specialists on learner progress, identifying learner strengths and areas for development
  • Holding generic inductions for courses in the organization
  • Providing proactive and reactive study and skills support to learners
  • Encouraging learner engagement with their programmes and conducting progress reviews
  • Providing pastoral care and safeguarding support
  • Supporting professional skills development, including functional skills
  • Monitoring the progress of learners in line with programme/personal development plan milestones, identifying issues or concerns through the organization's reporting processes
  • Identifying those learners who require additional support and implementing suitable interventions
  • Assisting with learner preparation for assessments, including interviews and the collation of portfolios, where appropriate
  • Liaising with the Business Development Team to identify potential progression/recruitment opportunities where necessary


  • Relevant coaching experience, preferably in apprenticeships, but including through other training and development roles
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • English and maths at min of GCSE (grades A-C/4)
  • Experience of training or mentoring others in the workplace
  • Passionate about helping learners succeed, with a strong service culture attitude
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Effective communicator with the ability to listen well and respond to the needs of stakeholders
  • Ability to hold professional and developmental review meetings and set SMART objectives
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple demands on your time, prioritising appropriately
  • A reflective practitioner who is able to use feedback to make positive changes
  • Credible with learners and employers
  • Confident, resilient and effective decision maker with the ability to work autonomously
  • Able to empathise with learners of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds
  • Emotionally intelligent with the ability to help learners build their resilience and overcome barriers to learning
  • Committed to promoting the welfare of learners
  • Willingness to work up to two evenings per week and occasional weekends
  • Willingness to travel within and outside of own region


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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