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Learning & Development Officer

Employer
Lincolnshire Housing Partnership
Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
24,888.00 - 27,524.00 Higher salary dependant on experience
Closing date
13 Jul 2022
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Job Details

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn”. (Benjamin Franklin)

We are looking for an experienced Learning and Development officer who is passionate about encouraging individuals to learn and promotes learning in a variety of different ways.

As our Learning and Development officer, you will be responsible for promoting a learning and development culture within LHP, empowering employees of the different ways they can learn, and increasing the level of relevant skills and knowledge of our workforce.

The role is defined as being flexible under our agile working policy, therefore you will be able to work from wherever is suitable to complete the task at hand. This might be at home, or in one of our offices located in Boston or Grimsby, or somewhere else!.

The successful person should be local to Lincolnshire, as there will be a requirement to come to the office to deliver face to face training.

What are Lincolnshire Housing Partnership like to work for?

Lincolnshire Housing Partnership is an impressive company to work for and have recently been awarded a ‘one to watch’ status in our first Best Companies survey.

This role is flexible under our agile working policy; therefore, you will be able to work from wherever is suitable to complete the task at hand. This might be at home, at our office located in Boston or Grimsby, or somewhere else.

What benefits will I get from working for Lincolnshire Housing Partnership?

  • An employee wellbeing package through our benefits partner Westfield Health
  • Opportunities to learn new skills, knowledge through our fantastic corporate training programme
  • A superb employer salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • 24 holiday days a year (plus bank holidays) with the ability to earn additional holiday days through full attendance
  • A family friendly agile working policy.

What will my responsibilities be as a Learning and Development Officer?

  • Ensure that all employees receive the required learning and development upon joining the organisation, and throughout their employment at LHP, focusing on key mindset, skills, and knowledge
  • Deliver specific training courses from our corporate training prospectus in a variety of different ways (i.e. digitally, remote and face to face)
  • Consult with Managers and People Services Officers to provide solutions to identified learning and development needs and to manage the provision of a value-add Learning and development service
  • Work with the Talent Acquisition Manager to design engaging training courses, which are structured, align with the culture of LHP and improve the skills, knowledge, and mindset of our employees
  • Be visible at all training events and ensure that all employees are supported and have clear instructions on the purpose of the courses, and how it will benefit them.
  • Ensure that all learning delivery meets the standards and content set out by the Talent Acquisition Manager and Corporate Head of Culture
  • Maintain accurate records of all learning and development activity undertaken, and create monthly reports on the number of learning hours offered
  • Produce and maintain a local Training Needs Analysis, ensuring that this is updated throughout the annual appraisal cycle
  • Assist with the recruitment and onboarding of new staff.

What skills, knowledge and experience will I need, to work as a Learning and Development officer?

  1. Knowledge of all areas of the training cycle
  2. Experience in delivering training to staff remotely and face to face
  3. Experience in designing engaging training interventions
  4. Have relevant experience in encouraging learning within an organisation
  5. Ability to communicate effectively to other colleagues across all levels of an organisation
  6. Good Time Management skills and the ability to prioritise workload.
  7. Experience of managing a learning provision
  8. Proven experience influencing performance skills
  9. Competent in key MS Office applications of Word, Excel and use of MS Teams and O365 suite of products
  10. Ability to work collaboratively with the rest of the Culture team
  11. Car owner and driver as travelling between sites is essential
  12. Evidence of continual professional development
  13. An Accredited qualification in training and/or learning and development is desirable
  14. Previous background working as a coach is desirable

At LHP we are committed to investing in the development of our employees to enable them to realise their potential.  There are many opportunities that LHP will provide you with to enhance your skills and assist in your career progression.  We measure our success within this area by the number of internal promotions that we are able to achieve and that we are able to retain our best talent.  The natural career progression routes that would be applicable to your role are:

Talent Manager, People Services Manager

Offer of Employment is subject to a DBS check and satisfactory references.

Company

About us

Lincolnshire Housing Partnership – LHP was created in April 2018 following the merger of two established Lincolnshire social housing providers who have come together to create a new 12,700 home landlord providing affordable rental and shared ownership homes as well as a range of services to help support people and communities.

By coming together, we are combining our strengths to achieve more, creating a more resilient organisation, with the capacity to invest more in existing and new homes. Taking advantage of our size, we’ll also be able to improve efficiency and value for money, while still putting customers and our employees at the heart of our decision-making.

What we do

Covering the whole of the historic east coast of Lincolnshire, LHP provide affordable rental and shared ownership homes as well as a range of services to help support people and communities.

As a charitable community based organisation, we channel profit back into services and projects that benefit you – our customers and local neighbourhoods.

Working for us

We offer a range of career opportunities and encourage our colleagues to develop their skills with tailored training programmes.

We also offer an attractive benefits package including generous leave entitlement, a cash plan health scheme and recognise the importance of a work-life balance.

We’ve made great strides since merger and are now ready to launch our culture change transformation programme, which will see positive change to the way we work and the services we deliver.

To access our careers page please use the following link: https://www.lincolnshirehp.com/careers/

Find Us
Website
Telephone
0345 604 1472
Location
Westgate Park
Charlton Street
Grimsby
North East Lincolnshire
DN31 1SQ
United Kingdom
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