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Learning & Development Manager

We are looking for a Learning & Development Manager to drive the delivery of our commitment to the personal, career and organisational development of our staff, by developing relevant and engaging Learning & Development initiatives.

To succeed in the role, you will need to have…
demonstrable experience in a Learning & Development/Training role
excellent organisational ability and ability to multi-task
the ability to create education and training programmes to meet individual learning styles and engage learners 
experience of delivering statutory and mandatory training topics

• Partner with senior managers across the Hospice to offer information, advice and guidance on all learning and development matters (15%)
• Identify learning and development needs across the Hospice, and develop appropriate and high quality L&D interventions to meet requirements (40%)
• Ensure compliance across mandatory training areas (15%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ensure the smooth running of the L&D function and contribute to the development of a culture of learning and continuous improvement throughout the Hospice (15%)
• Partner with senior managers and HR to ensure all volunteering L&D needs are met (15%)

About us
Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for 25 years. Awarded ‘Outstanding’ for being caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016, and ‘Good’ overall, we are an award-winning charity dedicated to supporting and empowering patients and their families.

Based in Watford, within a 5-minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre, we cover 36 GP practices which serve a population of 320,000. We offer a professional and exciting working environment supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Our three core clinical services are: Inpatient Unit, Starlight Outpatient Services and our Community Services. We also host the West Herts Palliative Referral Centre. In 2017 our Inpatient Unit was refurbished. We have 12 specialist palliative and end of life short stay beds which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is to be the leading provider for specialist palliative and end of life care across South West Hertfordshire and the wider area. To support this vision, we have recently developed a five-year clinical strategy with the aim of reaching more people, and bringing high quality care closer to home.
Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate its values of ‘Respect’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsive’, ‘Excellence’ and Integrity’. These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Peace Hospice Care, as we strive to become the leading provider of specialist palliative care in our community.

Please note that we do not acknowledge receipt of applications and therefore if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.

Role: 22.5 hours per week (0.6 fte). Fixed Term contract until March 2020.

Department: Learning & Development

Salary: £26,622 to £31,110 fte

Closing date:

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Samantha Quill, Head of Hr & Volunteering, on 01923 330 330.

Apply here

To succeed in the role, you will need to have…
demonstrable experience in a Learning & Development/Training role
excellent organisational ability and ability to multi-task
the ability to create education and training programmes to meet individual learning styles and engage learners 
experience of delivering statutory and mandatory training topics

• Partner with senior managers across the Hospice to offer information, advice and guidance on all learning and development matters (15%)
• Identify learning and development needs across the Hospice, and develop appropriate and high quality L&D interventions to meet requirements (40%)
• Ensure compliance across mandatory training areas (15%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ensure the smooth running of the L&D function and contribute to the development of a culture of learning and continuous improvement throughout the Hospice (15%)
• Partner with senior managers and HR to ensure all volunteering L&D needs are met (15%)

About us
Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for 25 years. Awarded ‘Outstanding’ for being caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016, and ‘Good’ overall, we are an award-winning charity dedicated to supporting and empowering patients and their families.

Based in Watford, within a 5-minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre, we cover 36 GP practices which serve a population of 320,000. We offer a professional and exciting working environment supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Our three core clinical services are: Inpatient Unit, Starlight Outpatient Services and our Community Services. We also host the West Herts Palliative Referral Centre. In 2017 our Inpatient Unit was refurbished. We have 12 specialist palliative and end of life short stay beds which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is to be the leading provider for specialist palliative and end of life care across South West Hertfordshire and the wider area. To support this vision, we have recently developed a five-year clinical strategy with the aim of reaching more people, and bringing high quality care closer to home.
Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate its values of ‘Respect’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsive’, ‘Excellence’ and Integrity’. These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Peace Hospice Care, as we strive to become the leading provider of specialist palliative care in our community.

Please note that we do not acknowledge receipt of applications and therefore if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.