Learning, Practice & Training Advisor (Care & Support) - Agile working

East Anglia with travel across the region as required
£30,400 - £32,000 per year
13 Apr 2021
30 Apr 2021
HR Jobs Level
Manager, Trainer
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
Non CIPD member

Learning, Practice & Training Advisor (Care & Support) - Agile working
East Anglia with travel across the region as required
£30,400 - £32,000 per year
Permanent, Full Time (37 hours per week)


Do you have the passion to develop your colleagues’ skills? Are you an experienced health and social care training professional?


Our client’s mission is “Together we make a difference” and alongside their values of people-focused, ambitious, collaborative and effective, their passion and their aim to work efficiently are at the heart of all they do.

2021 continues to be an exciting year for them. They have some great opportunities to join their Team  as they evolve, and the implementation of their Transformation Plan continues. Their Care and Support team is growing, and they are excited to be recruiting for a Learning, Practice and Training Advisor.

The Role
As an integral member of the Care and Support team, their Learning, Practice and Training Advisor will support the coordination of an effective induction and lead the achievement of mandatory training and care skills development of their care and support colleagues, ensuring best practice is embedded into their working practices.

Working in collaboration with their Learning and Development team, you will deliver a high quality standardised approach to health and social care education, with involvement in the Academy supporting apprenticeship and volunteer schemes.

Key responsibilities:

  • support their Care and Support leaders to fully meet mandatory training compliance standards for their service areas
  • collaborate with their Learning & Development Advisor in the coordination of effective induction for their Care and Support colleagues
  • deliver key mandatory training subjects ensuring that new starters enter the workplace with confidence, competence, and a clear understanding of how to provide a high-quality service
  • monitor mandatory training compliance, alerting leaders where colleagues are not meeting standards in line with statutory requirements
  • liaise with other educational professionals and organisations to share and develop resources  
  • provide monthly status updates to leaders, ensuring that organisational performance indicators on training are met 
  • ensure the organisation complies with the Skills for Care adult social care data sets and utilises workforce development funding, and other funding support

About You
They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and inspiring; someone who can motivate others to deliver the best care and support to their customers, and demonstrates the values of empowerment, dignity and respect to the people using their services. The Learning, Practice and Training Advisor should be calm, organised and have a flare for communicating and presenting to both large and small groups.

You will:

  • be a qualified and experienced Health or Social Care practitioner, with evidence of post registration education activity to degree level or equivalent experience
  • hold a relevant Teaching/Training and Assessors’ qualification
  • be an experienced Practice Supervisor and Assessor, with experience of promoting learning and professional development across a variety of settings
  • have knowledge of CQC training standards and requirements, Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers

Why our client?
They are a Sunday Times Top 100 Employer and a Silver Standard Investors in People accredited organisation. They aim to provide a supportive working environment alongside a non-judgmental and open culture that promotes workplace wellbeing.

As part of their benefits package you can enjoy – 

  • 22 - 26 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
  • free DBS check
  • flexible working pattern
  • agile working option
  • wellbeing tokens
  • reward and recognition awards and rewards
  • referral scheme
  • ongoing training and development

If this excites you and you have the tenacity and experience to take on this challenge, they would love to hear from you.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.