Learning & Development Advisor

Wellington, United Kingdom | Permanent, full-time
| £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Ref: MB116 (1 month ago)
Change Recruitment are exclusively partnering with a leading Care provider to manage the recruitment of a Learning & Development Advisor to join their business on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting time to be joining the organisation within a newly created role, reporting to the newly appointed National Learning & Development Manager where you will be responsible for ensuring all learning within the South West region is identified, designed and effectively implemented. As the Learning & Development Advisor, you will be responsible for delivering a significant proportion of the training yourself to include; medication awareness, dementia and general Health & Safety. As this is a regional role, a significant amount of travel will be required to various sites across the region.

Although an office in Wellington has been identified as a suitable "home office", the location is flexible across the region due to the variety of sites and requirement to be travelling between sites.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:
·         Work in partnership with the Regional Director and the leadership team to identify learning requirements to meet the needs of the services
·         Identify the most effective and efficient way of delivering the learning
·         Design, construct and structure learning resources to meet the needs of the region
·         Organise the delivery of learning within the region (primarily mandatory learning such as health and safety training)
·         Deliver a substantial element of the training personally, in collaboration with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) where necessary
·         Support with the procurement of suitable external providers and ensure delivery of provider learning is to the required standard
·         Promote health and safety initiatives and good practice and a commitment to continuous improvement
·         Record and report on completion of mandatory training for the region
·         Develop an expert understanding of health and safety issues in respect of housing and care services as per policies and procedures
·         Use a range of communication methods to engage with staff
·         Help ensure that changes in legislation are applied through awareness raising, implementation, good practice guidance and training as directed by the health and safety manager
·         Set up systems to promote and support learning transfer and evaluate the effectiveness of training delivered with a view to continuous improvement
·         Promote and maximise attendance at mandatory training events through a variety of communication media
·         Manage (via the LMS) the scheduling of all internal mandatory training courses – following the end-to-end process from venue booking, trainer/supplier availability, delegate invites, course confirmations and record of attendance
·         Track training activity to ensure delegates receive fair notice of their requirement to attend at a location within a ‘reasonable’ distance of their work-place and ensure any issues of non-attendance are flagged to their line manager promptly

Experience of operating within the Care sector would be highly advantageous, however isn't essential. You will bring with you a recognised Training qualification such as Train the Trainer of Preparing to Teach in the life long learning sector (PTLLS) now known as Level 3 Award in Education and Training. You will also possess NEBOSH General Certification or equivalent and a current First Aid at Work certificate.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary of £25,000 - £30,000 depending on experience, 25 days annual leave plus bank holiday, Scottish Widows Pension (employer contributes 6%).

For more information on this fantastic opportunity, please submit your details now.

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