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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/06/2019.

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Learning and Development Facilitator

Job Reference: 358-1629503-COR-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Training Assessing
UHL, Leicester
£21,089 - £23,761 per annum

UHL is committed to improving and transforming care for patients, relatives and carers and its learning and development service is crucial to achieving this. UHL has an internal Apprenticeship Centre which achieves great results for health and social care staff.


This role is an exciting opportunity to work within the Learning and Development Team as a Facilitator (Assessor Coach) and Internal Quality Assurer for the awards related to Apprenticeships Standards in health, customer service and/or leadership. Support will be given to develop the post holder for the different programmes however the post holder should have experience in assessing at least one of the topics.


The post holder will be responsible for the formative assessment for a caseload of 35-50 work based vocational learners including their timely completion of learning. The role supports the learner during their programme through assessments, coaching, feedback and delivering pre written training; ensuring their additional learning needs are met. The post holder will be supporting learners to be prepared for their end-point assessment, have opportunities to attend promotional and celebration events, create assessment materials and should have excellent record keeping and feedback skills.


The post holder must be able to demonstrate occupational competent at least one of the following areas; team leading, customer service or health. The post holder will be enthusiastic in a nationally changing apprenticeship arena, thrive on working in a results-driven environment and be committed to the success of learners. The ideal candidate will have had experience in working within the new apprenticeship levy standards, experience of assessing and coaching learners. Qualifications required for this post to support the delivery of Apprenticeship Standards are TAQA/ A1 or D32/33 TAQA/ V1 or D34.


There are 2 roles available. The posts would accommodate a combination of part time or full time workers including staff who wished to keep up 2/3 days a week in an existing post. It would be ideal for someone looking for a secondment or wanting an internment for 2 years. The post will be based across one of our 3 sites with regular movement between sites, and the local health and social care community, needed. Previous applicants need not apply. For further details / informal visits con

For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie McCarthy

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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