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Learning & Development Partner

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH)
Post date
2 April 2024
Closing date
15 April 2024
Church Lane, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6AB
Salary £24,000 - £26,000 per annum, depending on experience
Full-Time / Part Time - 30 - 37.5 hours per week
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East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Over the past 30 years, EACH has developed an enviable reputation in the field of children’s palliative care.

We are the largest provider of palliative and end of life care and support for children and their families in East Anglia, delivering a comprehensive range of services in our hospices, family homes, hospital and wider community.

All three of our hospices; The Nook (Norfolk), The Treehouse (Ipswich) and Milton (Cambridge) were rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission

Learning and Development Partner

Hybrid Working – Milton Office, CB24 6AB & Home working

Full-Time / Part Time – 30 – 37.5 hours per week

Permanent Contract

Salary £24,000 – £26,000 per annum, depending on experience

*A Full UK Driving License is essential for this role*

Comprehensive range of benefits:

  • Free onsite parking & Subsidised meals
  • Flexibility of hybrid working
  • Enhanced Annual leave Entitlement – 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • AVIVA pension package – up to 7% Employer Contribution inc Life Assurance
  • NHS pension – continuation of if already contributing
  • Free Eye Tests & Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

This is busy and varied role working within a small team, reporting to the Learning & Development Manager.

Your work basis will be hybrid between working from home and our Milton Hospice Office, CB24 6AB. A full UK driving license and use of own car is essential for this role as occasional travel may be required to EACH’s other sites across East Anglia.

The role:

You’ll play a key role in the development of our colleagues, serving as the primary point of contact for all L&D queries, and providing full administrative support to the L&D Team. Proficiency in IT systems, including Microsoft Office, along with exceptional verbal and written communication skills are essential. You will ensure our colleagues receive outstanding service, and that we maintain strong relationships with external partners

Are you:

  • Self-motivated and organised?
  • Confident in managing projects, data and budgets?
  • Passionate about learning?

Do you have:

  • Excellent communication and administrative skills?
  • Experience working in an Administrative role, ideally in HR or Learning & Development?
  • An ability to work independently and collaboratively with others?

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop robust process for planning, booking, reporting and training evaluation for Learning and Development programmes
  • Lead responsibility for ensuring that training records are maintained in the Learning Management System
  • Be the main contact point for the team, responding to queries that come into the team’s shared email inbox.
  • Build and maintain relationships with third-party training providers. Establish database of training providers and terms of business/contracts
  • Manage the administration of the organisation’s apprenticeship schemes including management of levy funds and training agreements
  • Ensure mandatory L&D requirements are consistently delivered to meet statutory requirements and escalation processes are in place for 100% completion in agreed timescales.
  • Help build a learning culture at EACH to support employee development by building pathways in the Learning Management System
  • Ensure that the onboarding and induction plans for new starters is kept up-to-date and refreshed as appropriate
  • Develop Learning KPIs for key stakeholders to showcase learning activities and performance

To apply/view the full details and job description please visit our website

At EACH, we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community and from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds. EACH is also committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.

EACH is proud to be Investors in People accredited.

EACH reserves the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group.

EACH has a legal responsibility to ensure that its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to verification that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

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