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Head of Learning and Development in Harlow at Excel Care

Date Posted: 12/31/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Head of Learning and Development 

Location: Bromley


Closing Date: 31/01/2019

Reference Number: 000655


We are looking for an innovative and effective Head of Learning and Development to lead all facets of the Learning and Development projects covering our privately owned care home business. Working with our learning and development team, you will be at the forefront of strategy, progress and implementation of our learning and development plans.

Main responsibilities

  • Design and deliver a range of learning and development solutions
  • Lead a team of talented and motivated L&D professionals to continually enhance their own learning and that of staff within our care homes and senior management team
  • Provide support to line managers to help with talent mapping and performance management
  • Ensure our online learning platform is fit for purpose at all times to deliver our induction programmes for new team members and support classroom learning.
  • Embed a culture of the importance and benefits of learning and development throughout the organisation and how this supports succession planning of our existing teams.
  • Strive to be one of the leaders of learning and development within the care home sector.

About you:

  • Passionate about the importance of the L&D function and the impact this has has on culture, retention and performance
  • Able to work strategically and tactically
  • Dynamic and Innovative – solutions orientated
  • A leader and mentor to an enthusiastic support team including trainers and administration staff
  • Experience of the care sector and the legislation and regulations surrounding this.

About us:

  • A company who recognise the importance of learning and development for our staff at all levels.
  • A privately owned care company celebrating 30 years in 2019.
  • 33 Care homes based throughout 4 regions – London, Essex, Cambridge and Milton Keynes.
  • Excellent benefits and competitive salary.

If you are interested in joining the Excelcare family and believe you can make a difference then please contact our Recruitment Team on 0208 313 5003 for an informal discussion or apply online, we are looking forward to hearing from you.