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Learning and Development Assistant (Band 2)

Job Reference: 370-ADM2HEC-2942A

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
370 COR HRD Halton Education Centre - 536905
£18,005 to £19,337 pa

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. WE provide a first-class service from our two acute (secondary) care hospitals across two sites in the boroughs of Warrington and Halton, supporting a diverse population of 330,000. It has approximately 4,700 staff and an annual turnover of c.£317m.

The majority of our emergency care and complex surgical care is based at Warrington Hospital. The Halton Hospital site is home to the Nightingale Building, a centre of excellence for routine surgery, and the Captain Sir Tom Moore Building, housing our orthopaedic surgery services.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Inclusive, Kind, Embracing Change

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey. WHH is also an Armed Forces Friendly organisation and welcomes applications from members of the Military Veteran and Armed Forces Community.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

Learning & Development Assistant

22.5 hours per week to be worked over 3 days

(between 8.30am and 4.30pm – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

An exciting position has been made available at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for a Learning & Development Assistant to help support our team.

The Learning & Development Assistant will assist the L&D Manager in the smooth running of the Halton Education Centre and supporting the administration team, ensuring that all Centre Services are maintained to a high standard.

This will include: accurately inputting training attendance records onto ESR; administering the room booking system and training sessions (booking venues/ advertising courses/ taking nominations/ ensuring correspondence is sent out within specified time frames); ensuring equipment is prepared for use in meeting rooms when required and providing administrative support to the wider team.

We are looking for:

  • Data inputting experience
  • Experience of providing administrative support and working in a busy office providing a service to customers/service users
  • Good communication and customer service skills (verbal and written)
    • Good telephone manner, with the ability to deal calmly and tactfully with telephone callers and visitors.
    • IT skills
    • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload
    • Flexible approach with the ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to multi-task and deliver to agreed timescales
      • Ability to meet the physical demands of manual handling and maneuvering furniture/ equipment within the training rooms
      • Experience of working in a training or educational environment/ the NHS is desirable but full training will be provided

For further details, please contact Phil Owen, Learning & Development Manager, Warrington and Halton Teaching NHS Foundation Trust,, 01928 753262.

**Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for interviewon 18th August 2021 **

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview)

Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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