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Learning & Development Advisor Leonard Cheshire
Location: Wales, UK

his is a homebased position covering Wales. About Leonard CheshireAs the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services to disabled people, we believe disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose – with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically and to participate fully in society.With 5,000 staff and 10,000 volunteers supporting nearly 70,000 people in the UK and around the world, we provide support to 2,500 people in a variety of UK living services including supported living, nursing and day centre facilities. We also support 12,000 young people in the UK with skills, confidence and employment programmes. Internationally, we are a specialist development NGO delivering inclusive education, youth leadership and access to livelihoods programmes to more than 50,000 people in 15 countries across Asia and Africa.About the RoleThis is a varied and exciting role, if you are keen to work in the charity sector and make a difference to the lives of disabled people. You will join our national team of home-based learning Advisors, working alongside regional and service managers to support their teams in their development. You will collaborate with colleagues to develop innovative ways of delivering our regular training, as well as create bespoke programmes to meet specific learning needs. You will work mainly across Wales, to ensure our colleagues have the skills they need to support the people in our care.About YouHome based in the Wales regions, you will be flexible, able to drive, and preferably have experience in the health and social care field, and of delivering training in a care setting. This role requires considerable travel, often with overnight stays away. You will need, or be prepared to undertake, an accredited training qualification for this role, and will have experience of facilitating learning in a virtual setting.You will need to deliver practical training for Manual Handling Skills Instructors and First Aid. You will be required to achieve accredited trainer status in these fields.You will have a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire and be excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with disabilities. What we OfferA generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life coverSubstantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leaveAccess to a cash health plan at favourable ratesA comprehensive Employee Assistance ProgrammeA company car is available with this position.Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.* No agencies please *

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