SSAFA – Learning and Development Assistant


£25,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

London EC3R

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time permanent Learning and Development Assistant in the Learning and Development team at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

We are seeking an organised and enthusiastic Assistant to support the delivery of learning and development activities to our employees and volunteers at a particularly busy time. You will contribute to the effective functioning of SSAFA’s Learning and Development team by ensuring that course and conference administration is conducted in a timely and efficient way from allocation of places to evaluation of courses. In addition, provide ongoing assistance to the Learning and Development team and supporting delivery of learning and development activities to our employees.

This is your opportunity to make a real difference in a fast-paced and learning-centered organisation.


To carry out this role successfully you will have demonstrable administrative experience, and the ability to work in a busy environment while maintaining a professional and welcoming attitude.

You will be highly organised, with a meticulous eye for detail. You will have experience as the first point of contact for a busy department providing high quality customer service, helping to troubleshoot any issues and escalating any complex queries.

You will be IT literate and be confident when using MS Office and databases. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to develop rapport with a wide range of clients and customers.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Deepti Choudhary on 0207 463 9202 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website.

If you wish to apply for any of our vacancies you will be asked to answer some screening questions before completing an application form and uploading your CV.  Personal data to progress your application for employment is covered under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Article 6 Section 1b and Article 9 2b and c. Your details will not be used for any other purpose or shared with a third party without your permission.  Data on unsuccessful candidates will be retained for one year from the vacancy being filled. If you take up employment with us, your information will be held for the duration of your employment plus six full calendar years. Further details are contained in SSAFA’s Privacy Statement at

Closing date: Midnight on 28 July 2019

Interviews: 5 August 2019

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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