Learning Facilitator

£21,000.00 Per Annum
England, South West England, Somerset

Job Title: Learning Facilitator

Hours: 2 x 39 hours per week

Salary: £21,000 per annum

Location: Support Centre, Taunton (with travel across organisation)

Whether you’re looking to grow your career, or start it, look no further. We love the work that we do. And so will you.

About us

Somerset Care is one of the major care providers in Southern England, and one of the largest not-for-profit care companies in the UK. As an award winning company, it’s no surprise that we put our customers at the heart of what we do, by listening to, and understanding their wishes.

If you’re looking for a role where you can actively contribute to the growth of our business through the development of people, then this is where you can really shine! 

We are looking for a Training Facilitator to join the Somerset Care L&D team based in Taunton. Reporting to the Learning & Development Manager you will actively support the development of our teams, with particular emphasis on equipping colleagues with the expertise to deliver high quality person centred care.

An experienced carer looking to move into a more development focused role would suit this role perfectly!

As part of your role, your duties will include:

  • Welcoming new starters to the business.
  • Responsible for facilitating mandatory training sessions.
  • Curate, develop and deliver innovative learning content and initiatives that will meet group wide  training needs and provide development opportunities for all colleagues
  • Evaluate training and learning outcomes, making quality recommendations to the L&D team that will lead to improvements or variations and  meet ever changing requirements.
  • Motivate and inspire Somerset Care colleagues by passionately role modelling the company values and behaviours

Why work for us?

We really care about all of our staff and offer a range of excellent benefits:

  • We have partnered with Wagestream so you can access your earned wages before payday
  • My Caring Rewards - provides access to discounts at 1000’s of high street retailers. Make My Caring Rewards a part of the way you shop and you could save on average £1,000 per year
  • Opportunity to gain a qualification - qualification bonus of £100 upon completion
  • Access to The Hub online learning platform – our one stop shop for learning & development
  • Somerset Care Group Awards - recognising those who have gone above and beyond
  • Cycle to Work scheme - you can save up to 40% off the cost of a new bike and accessories
  • Pension scheme & life assurance
  • Free counselling service - 24-hour helpline for staff and their families
  • Return to work maternity bonus of £100
  • Fully paid induction and DBS paid by Somerset Care
  • Paid mileage
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Weekend Enhancements

In order to be considered for the role, you will need to:.

  • Have practical experience in training and development initiatives, including designing, implementing and evaluating a variety of training solutions.
  • Be passionate about supporting within the Healthcare Sector.
  • Be able to engage, listen and communicate in a variety of ways.
  • Be aligned to our values of connecting with people, making a difference, doing the right thing, and embracing change.

Apply online today, email somersetcare@cohesionrecruitment.com, or call our friendly onboarding team on 0121 713 6944 for more information.

Please note that a law has been passed in Parliament regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for care home employees. Legally, from 11 November 2021, staff who do not have both doses of the vaccination (unless exempt) will no longer be able to be employed within a Care Home. If you are successful, a condition of your employment is that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you start work.

Somerset Care Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.