Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
Learning & Development Business Partner – Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
Department: Learning & Development
Responsible to: Learning & Development Manager
Salary: £39,000 (Dependent on experience. Incremental reviews take place on an annual basis.)
Hours of work: 36 per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Putney, Southwest London
Closing date: 26/08/2022
Generous Annual Leave entitlement
Free parking & the RHN is situated outside the ULEZ and Congestion Zones
On-site accommodation provided at extremely reasonable rates
Blue Light Card and Discounts
RHN Wellbeing Programme and EAP service
RHN Volunteering opportunities
Candidates applying for a role at the Royal Hospital for Neuro Disability will be expected to have received their vaccination against COVID19 as part of our pre-employment process before commencing employment at the RHN, unless medically exempt.
Summary of Position, and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
We are seeking a Learning & Development Business Partner to join our Learning & Development team at RHN. The L&D Business Partner will support and plan suitable learning and training interventions in order to support the overall RHN Strategy and specifically the RHN People Strategy
This role will also provide project management leadership or support for initiatives across the RHN that have an L and OD focus
The Learning and Development Team (L&D Team) is a key function within the RHN, and a vital lever in delivering organisational change and service improvement. The L&D Business Partner will support and plan suitable learning and training interventions in order to support the overall RHN Strategy and specifically the RHN People Strategy
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) is one of the oldest independent hospitals and medical charities in the UK. We provide person-centred care that focuses on enhancing dignity, independence and quality of life for our patients and residents. Our services span the entire care pathway from post-acute rehabilitation services to end of life care, for people with complex Neuro-disability and their families, underpinned by a strong research and education programme. We are very pleased to have been given an overall rating of ‘;Good’ by our regulator, the CQC, in 2021.
Main Objectives of the role
Support managers on development opportunities for themselves and their teams.
To support and advise staff on options available to them to support their career development.
To be instrumental in promoting the L&D agenda around education and learning for all.
Design learning outcomes, assessment of learning interventions and quality assurance
Work as a team to support organisational change and projects.
To work collaboratively with managers, HR team members and the Staff Engagement lead to identify areas where tailored L&D solutions are required to support the delivery of the People Strategy
Provide L&D business partnering support to managers to develop and support their development strategies and promote RHN’s expertise.
Developing and implementing solutions with external partners but also able to support with in-house solutions when needed
Promote Career development – identify with managers the opportunity to upskill and prepare internal workforce for future moves
To implement the Learning & Development specific elements of the People Strategy to improve overall organisational performance and effectiveness.
To develop and maintain collaborative and productive relationships with service areas, colleagues, and representatives, establishing professional credibility.
Pro-actively identify learning and development requirements through a continuous Learning Needs Analysis process.
Utilise L&D best practice to find ways to improve our L&D approaches / To keep up to date with emerging L&D trends and find ways to implement and share best practice with colleagues and the organisation
Deal with enquiries for development, ensuring best solution benefiting RHN and individual is achieved; within the constraints of budget. Designing and implementing a variety of developmental initiatives, action plans, programs, and training materials
Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience
Confident to work effectively with staff groups at all levels
Solid experience in Learning and Development, and a confident trainer
Excellent interpersonal skills, with experience in client facing roles
Ability to influence senior stakeholders
Ability to manage contracts, with commercial acumen on income generation
To act in a coaching capacity, and encourage and empower decision making
Interested in applying?
Apply now and please send a cover letter separately to . It is not mandatory to complete a cover letter but it will significantly enhance your application and chances of being considered for an interview. Your cover letter should be no more than one page, clearly explaining how you have demonstrated the above skills and responsibilities in your current or previous role(s). Please refer to the job description and person specification or email the Recruitment team to obtain a copy. You can also email the Recruitment team with informal enquiries.
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