Head of Learning and People Development

  • 37 hours per week
  • £40,584 per annum

Are you an experienced Head of Learning and People Development or in a similar role and looking for your next challenge?  

We have an exciting opportunity of Head of Learning and People Development to support the Director of People and Organisational Development in the strategic development and alignment of our workforce, both paid and unpaid, culture, processes and systems.  The post holder will be instrumental in leading St. Margaret’s Hospices’  learning and development service to meet the present needs of the organisation and to manage the people development programme to deliver a planned and systematic approach to enabling sustained organisational performance.   

We are passionate about engaging our people in learning and development opportunities and supporting all in our organisation to achieve their potential. We have a dedicated, combined workforce of over 1,600 people, approximately 425 paid employees and over 1,200 volunteers whose commitment and skills combined with their collective passion and energy enable coordinated care and support to those with end-of-life needs. 

The successful applicant will lead the development, planning, promotion, delivery and assessment of learning and development across the organisation.  We are looking for an experienced individual with a background in Learning and People Development, ideally in a health or social care or related environment.  In return we offer a rewarding role in a stimulating and positive working environment, the opportunity to develop new skills and the satisfaction of supporting the St. Margaret’s team to make each day count for individuals and families in Somerset.

For more information please email Lisa Price, Director of People and Organisational Development on lisa.price@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk

Closing date: 1st October 2017

Interview Date: 16th October 2017

Please click the links below to download a Job Description, Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form:

Job Description

Application Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Alternatively, please contact our 24 hour recruitment line on (01823) 365627 or e-mail: recruitment@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk.

Please return your completed Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form either to the email address above, or post to: HR Department, St. Margaret’s Hospice, Heron Drive, Bishop's Hull, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA.

Applicants are strongly advised to read the following documents before applying:

Guidlines for Applicants

Employee Handbook


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