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Learning and Development Manager

The Calico Group
Burnley, Lancashire
Circa £50,000 dependent on experience.
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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The role

Reporting to the Director of HR, you will have full ownership of the L&D agenda. You will be responsible for the design, implementation and continous improvement of the Groups’s learning and development initiatives in support of our vision and objectives. The role encompasses strategic planning with day-to-day operational management. The successful candidate will be confident at using digital platforms and tools to design and execute learning programmes

About us

Founded in 2000, The Calico Group has grown from a small housing provider into an award-winning group of specialist companies and charities. More than 800 employees have joined us on our journey, together we work with a shared purpose: to make a real difference to people’s lives. Our vision is to create a community of people, working together with customers to close the equality gap and to show others how we create a fairer society.


-Salary circa 50k dependent on experience , full time, 36.25 hours.
-36 days holiday (inc BH and Christmas closure days).
-Enhanced employer pension contributions.
-Private health insurance and cash plan.
-A fabulous values led company and team culture.
-An excellent wellbeing programme.
-Quality learning and development opportunities.
-The opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives.

About you

What you’ll need to be a success

-Strong technical skills including proficiency with LMS Platforms, e-learning authoring tools and data analysis software.
-Strong commerciality with ability to think strategically and independently.
-Confident communicator, able to clearly articulate ideas and engage a range of audiences.
-Flexible attitude and readiness to adapt swiftly to change
Strong project management skills – capable of navigating complexity, ambiguity, and manage multiple competing priorities.

Location of role

This role is an on-site role, based in our Burnley office but local travel is required.

When applying

When applying please upload an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement. 

Please provide as much information as possible with examples to demonstrate how and where you meet the Role Profile criteria.

Closing date 12pm Monday 17th June 2024
Interview date Tentative Date of 26th June 2024

Calico is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. Living our values, we are keen to reflect the diversity of our communities within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, If you have accessibility requirements and would like information please email Chloe Pinder at who can make alternative arrangements.


We’re innovative charities and businesses, working together to create social profit, rather than financial profit. We do this by keeping our customers and staff at the heart of everything we do and making this the driving force behind our wide range of high-quality services across the Northwest. Each part of The Calico Group has its own specialism, expertise and a track record of providing a complete community service in housing, healthcare, support, employability and construction: But here’s what makes The Calico Group unique: each of our specialist companies are collaborating and innovating together so they can have a greater impact than they could alone. Our shared vision, flexible group structure and expanding range of services are helping us adapt to the fast-changing environment and times in which we work.



Company info
The Calico Group
Centenary Court
BB11 2ED
United Kingdom

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