Central YMCA is transforming. This is an exciting time to join us as we look forward toward growth and progression and focus on our purpose to advance the education, health, and wellbeing of our communities. We want to create improved access to life-changing opportunities and enable everyone to achieve their potential, live a fulfilled life and contribute positively to society.
We are looking for candidates who understand and display our values in the work they do, strengthening our drive towards our purpose:
We are driven by Equity and believe everyone can thrive.
We are Brave, always striving to do the right thing.
We Nurture people to succeed.
We are Creative, adapting and evolving to tackle today’s challenge.
What we offer:
- A flexible working day operating a core hours system for office-based employees.
- Up to 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).
- A forward-thinking approach to EDI, built by our employees.
- A true employee voice sought through effective forums, participative town halls, and regular surveys.
- A real opportunity to impact change in the community.
Our Commitment to Equality
Central YMCA is open to applications from all backgrounds. We are committed to equity, acceptance, and inclusion, and provide everyone who works with us the opportunity to reach their potential.
The more diverse our workforce is, the better we become at serving all areas of society and achieving our purpose.
Our doors are open to all and if you connect with our mission, vision, and values, we welcome you to come and be part of our team.
About the role
It is an exciting time to join Central YMCA. We are ambitious in our plans to make the Charity an amazing place to work. Armed with a new strategy, a new set of values and with our new Chief Resources Officer heading up the HR function, we are looking to shake up our HR Strategy and develop a plan to deliver a meaningful offering to our employees, while promoting an open, transparent, and co-created culture. We are aiming high.
We are looking for a Learning and Development Manager to join our team of three. We want our staff to work in an EDI focussed environment which supports continuous development, being led by high quality managers. This role will be instrumental in ensuring this comes to life.
Working alongside a newly created role of HR Manager, with support from our HR Advisor, you will drive our performance support framework, support development of Equality Diversity and Inclusion conversations and initiatives, champion organisational and employee growth through continuous development of our staff and our managers, while designing and delivering initiatives to ensure we manage and measure our employees’ engagement effectively.
Reporting into our new Chief Resources Officer, you will have previous experience in similar L&D positions, bringing a background in learning design and delivery, establishing yourself as the go to person within the Organisation when it comes to everything learning.
To be successful in the role you should be able to demonstrate:
- Chartered CIPD status (or working towards it).
- Experience in addressing management development needs.
- Experience of facing challenges with a solutions-orientated approach.
- Solid understanding of learning and development interventions and how they support businesses.
This really is a fantastic opportunity to join our team and make a real impact in the community. Interested? Click apply now and register your details.
If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to assist.
For any individual who will be working with us, all recruitment and engagement processes will be subject to pre-employment checks (including referencing and an appropriate level of disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service).