Glasgow, Glasgow City
£34,824 - £36,498 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Learning and Development Manager

Location:  Glasgow

Contract type:  Permanent

Hours per week:  37

Salary:  £34,824 – £36,498  (Dependant on experience)

 

Are you an experienced L&D professional looking for your next career opportunity?

Could you design, shape, and deliver a creative learning strategy across all levels of our Organisation?

Then this could be the perfect role for you!

We are currently looking to recruit a L&D professional with experience of managing and developing L&D strategies in a large third sector or regulatory organisation with experience in training delivery designed to meet regulatory working requirements for staff within a social care environment and core operational staff (front line and back-office support) aligned to SSSC and Care Inspectorate qualification requirements and other regulated bodies.

This is an exciting opportunity where you can shape our L&D strategy and vision for the future through undertaking needs analysis to design and implement appropriate cost effective, high quality learning and development solutions for Sense Scotland.

You will be partnering senior management to execute and embed effective learning and development strategies that meet overall business objectives to support all social care and core operational staff (front line and back-office support) within Sense Scotland.

We are looking for you to have sound judgement, an engaging management style and a clear focus on L&D delivery to support your team to achieve results, while offering an engaging learner experience.

We are looking for someone with significant experience of training delivery and course development along with a track record of managing successful SVQ training programmes and an understanding of managing successful learning projects through a variety of learning methods to meet the needs of all our employees within operational and non-operational roles.

This is a fantastic role which you can really make your own and provides a platform to showcase your L&D ideas, experience, and management capabilities while delivering a robust learning remit that meets the needs of Sense Scotland.

 

Say hello to the team.

Sense Scotland has been supporting individuals with communication support needs and /or a physical/learning disabilities for more than thirty-five years.

The Learning and Development team manages the delivery of all training, qualifications, and continuing professional development to all Sense Scotland staff and people we support.

This includes induction, statutory occupational training, Scottish Vocational Qualifications at SCQF levels 6 and 7 in Social Services and Healthcare and Social Services Children and Young People, SCQF level 8 in Learning and Development, including the assessor award, the Diploma in Deafblind Studies, British Sign Language, ASDAN awards and specialist training in a diverse range of topics including inclusive communication, sensory impairment, autism, early years development, the Arts, working with families and person-centred practices.

Learning and Development manages and supports Sense Scotland’s SQA Assessment Centre, internal verifiers, assessors and the networks of training facilitators and coaches as well as working with a wide range of external partners to maximise delivery of our SVQ programme, our management learning programme and to develop specialist knowledge in our core practice specialisms.

This role could be for you if you:

  • Hold a relevant degree or HNC/HND, SVQ 3 or 4
  • Relevant practical social care experience. Gained in a social care organisation, charity, healthcare, further education, local authority, regulatory establishment, or governing body.
  • A working knowledge of current statutory requirements, Care Inspectorate standards, registration requirements and the SSSC Codes of Practice.
  • IT skills i.e., Microsoft Office, eLearning database systems. Knowledge and experience learning management platforms for training delivery and ability to embed these within an organisation.
  • Ability to work with subject matter experts to scope, design and create new courses within agreed timescale and design and delivery of SVQ programs.
  • Quickly able to resolve and troubleshoot courses accurately, providing solutions, with the ability to present complex information in a simple and understandable way.
  • Experience in managing projects/budgets and engaging others to deliver high standards in a social care L&D setting with the ability to manage and motivate a team to achieve results.
  • Experience of dealing with suppliers and managing 3rd party partner relationships.

 

Closing date for application is Thursday 15th April 2021.

 

Interviews will be held remotely on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th April 2021.

 

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.

 

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

 

  • Flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 36 days annual leave, including public holidays (pro-rata for part time hours)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Training and Development
  • Group Life Cover / Death in Service benefit
  • Hospital Saturday Fund / healthcare and discount scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Annual Employee Awards Event
  • Health and wellbeing support

 

At Sense Scotland we recognise how hard our staff work and help us to deliver vital support, that makes a real positive impact to the people that we support We value the work that each staff member does within the organisation. In addition to local recognition of staff’s achievements, we encourage nominations for our staff awards from across all areas of the Organisation.

Each year, nominees and winners are invited to the annual Employee Awards event, where staff are recognised for their excellent commitment and achievements.

 

Values and Commitment

Our vision is for the people we work with to live meaningful and independent lives in a world that supports them to achieve their own ambitions.

We work to and are committed to our Core Values.  These values are derived from families and enshrine the Organisation’s ethos and guide the actions of all staff.  Sense Scotland’s values in practice mean we will:

  • Be open and honest.
  • Recognise individual worth.
  • Build relationships through trust.
  • Act on the basis of individual aspirations and needs
  • Be accountable for our actions

Sense Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Posted on: 01 April 2021
Closed date: 15 April 2021
Tags: Senior Management, Training

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