Adult Learning and Skills Opportunities

We have a number of exciting opportunities to join our Adult Learning Service

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Learn more about our North Yorkshire Adult Learning Service

North Yorkshire Adult Learning Service (ALSS) provide largely Education and Skills Funding Agency funded adult and community learning provision, with additional income from dedicated project work, apprenticeships and the support for those learners aged 19-25 with Education Health and Care Plans.

North Yorkshire is a thriving county, which is a special place for everyone to live, work and visit. Our passion for adult learning services continues to drive us to deliver effective programmes of learning to a range of adults with a particular focus on those from disadvantaged and marginalised communities. We want to offer inclusive services with high-quality learning provision and support, which works well across the spectrum of needs, whilst meeting the needs of our local economy.

North Yorkshire and York are stunning places with happy and safe communities, and excellent education. Over the past two years, the new national crime figures have revealed that the region has some of the lowest crime rates in the country. It is rich in history and culture, in a backdrop of outstanding natural beauty, vibrant cities, market towns, quaint villages, and stunning rural and coastal landscapes. We can also boast of having three towns in the top ten of the UK Halifax quality of life survey.

Our service, and its partnership with York Learning, have a major role in enabling residents across the region to achieve the best they possibly can and benefit from our thriving economy. You will join at an exciting time for the service, on the cusp of the creation of the single North Yorkshire authority and helping to implement the service's new strategy. These roles will support the authority's investment of ‘Multiply’ funding, whilst ensuring that our adult learning funding works harder to make a real difference to individuals and communities.

Our opportunities

We have a number of exciting positions available across our service. To find out more about these vacancies and how to apply, please click on the individual titles below:

Location- County Hall Campus
Salary From- £20,852- £23,023 per annum
Grade - F 
Vacancy Hours - 37
Contract Type - Permanent
Weekend Working - No  
Interview Date - 25th August 2022
Venue for Interview - County Hall, Northallerton

North Yorkshire County Councils Adult Learning and Skills service delivers life changing programmes to individuals aged 19+ across the whole region. Lifelong learning can improve wellbeing, improve job prospects and help develop strong communities. We make a real difference to many people and we can do more.

We are looking to appoint two Compliance and Enrolment Officers to join our data team. You will be part of a skilled and knowledgeable team delivering support to maintain efficient, resilient and accurate arrangements and quality standards in respect of information management

We are seeking individuals with excellent data skills and communication skills with the ability to:

  • effectively work and interact with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
  • manage the input of data into the Management Information System (MIS) Tribal EBS (EBS)
  • ability to deliver statistical data
  • produce concise and accurate information
  • problem solve
  • be solution-focussed
  • to work independently and at a fast pace
  • be conscientious, well organised with an attention to detail 
  • be flexible in your approach.

The successful candidates should have experience in a similar data Role (preferably in education), possess high level computer skills Including Microsoft Office and specifically have an advanced knowledge of Excel

Whilst this post is advertised as based at Northallerton as a modern council, the role offers the opportunity to work flexibly at alternative locations across our office bases within North Yorkshire as well as home working. Flexible hybrid working hours allow for a positive work/life balance.

In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team. As our employee, you will also benefit a variety of competitive employee rewards such as generous leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to Childcare Vouchers that is just one of a range of salary sacrifice schemes available and the fantastic Everybody Benefits package.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this role or for further information please contact Ann Featherstone on 01609 523911

The deadline and closing date for applications will be the 15th August 2022

Shortlisting will take place on the 17th August 2022

Candidates will be informed if successful for interview on the 18th August 2022

Interviews will be held on 25th August 2022 (at County Hall, Northallerton)

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NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.

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Why work for North Yorkshire County Council

We pride ourselves on being the biggest employers in North Yorkshire leading from the front and constantly seeking to innovate and finely tune the system with an unwavering desire to continually improve. We welcome and celebrate diversity and inclusion and the strengths this brings to our communities and workforce, we aim to provide excellent and efficient local services enabling everyone to fulfil their potential, to do this we give everyone equal access to services and job opportunities. 

We heavily invest in the development of our employees, providing training and qualifications to further enhance their careers. We can offer you multiple opportunities for career progression working across diverse services and with access to a range of technologies to support modern and agile ways of working.

As a council we are very much committed to encouraging flexible working for our employees, which will include using modern technologies to connect with clients, working from other bases across the county as well as working from home.

We can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • A local government pension scheme;
  • Family friendly leave;
  • Salary sacrifice schemes;
  • Modern flexible working practices;
  • Learning and development packages; and
  • Employee discount benefits.

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Find out about working for North Yorkshire County Council

North Yorkshire is a thriving county that adapts to a changing world and remains a special place to live and work. 

Photographs of Whitby Abbey and Ribblehead Viaduct.North Yorkshire's natural beauty is captured in its three areas of Outstanding Natural Parks, National Nature Reserves, stunning coastlines, scenic rural villages, vibrant cities and market towns. North Yorkshire really is a beautiful, thriving and special place to live and work, rich in heritage and culture.

North Yorkshire features significantly in the ten best places to live in the UK in Halifax Quality of Life Survey 2019. The Quality of Life index aims to quantify where living standards are highest in the UK by ranking local performance across a range of indicators.

Richmondshire was placed second in the list, a position boosted by excellent personal wellbeing factors (life satisfaction, happiness).

Hambleton was placed fourth and Ryedale was placed eighth, a truly commendable achievement and another incredible accolade for North Yorkshire. 

Photographs of Malham Cove and the sunset from Scarborough beach.

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) March 2019 bulletin positions North Yorkshire as the safest place in England with extremely low crime rates.  

In addition, the county benefits from excellent road and rail links, with easy access via the east coast mainline, the A1(M) and A19. Leeds, York, Newcastle, Durham and Teesside are all easily commutable, and London/ Edinburgh is just two hours away by train. 

From its lively cities to pretty villages, rolling countryside and grand coastline, Yorkshire has so much to offer.

As a whole North Yorkshire offers a high standard of living working in a stunning location.

Great employment opportunities for your family members along with a higher proportion of schools, which are good or outstanding compared to national figures.

North Yorkshire County Council prides itself on being the biggest employer in North Yorkshire, leading from the front and constantly seeking to innovate and finely tune the system with an unwavering desire to continually improve.

We welcome and celebrate diversity and inclusion and the strengths this brings to our communities and workforce, we aim to provide excellent and efficient local services enabling everyone to fulfil their potential, to do this we give everyone equal access to services and job opportunities. 

We can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • a local government pension scheme
  • family friendly leave
  • salary sacrifice schemes
  • modern flexible working practices
  • learning and development packages
  • career advancement opportunities
  • employee discount benefits

You can find out more about working for the council and the benefits we offer here.

Before completing your application, please ensure that you have read the job description and person specification carefully - the information within these documents can be used as a guide for you to complete your supporting evidence section within your application. This section is very important and will play a key role in the success of your application, so please take your time when completing it. Please note to be successfully shortlisted, Managers will use your supporting evidence and will not consider any CVs uploaded.

If you are having any difficulties completing your application and would like some advice on this, please contact the Resourcing Solutions team via