Colten Care Ltd

  • Ringwood
Learning and Development Business Partner



Reports to: Head of Learning and Development



Location: All Colten Care Locations (based at Colten House, Ringwood)



Salary: Circa £38,500 p/a, plus car allowance of £4,500 p/a, plus benefits





About the job



Joining us as a Learning & Development Business Partner, is a fabulous opportunity to further your professional career by helping to develop a company-wide training strategy championing outstanding care. You will take responsibility for supporting our Colten Care homes and Managers by delivering both on and off-the-job learning opportunities.



As the Learning & Development Business Partner, you will develop close links with our care homes, creating imaginative new programmes for learning and making continuous improvements to existing programmes such as induction and 1st line management training. You will measure what difference learning and training make to the business and support team colleagues with additional training projects; for example, with the introduction of My Learning Cloud, a new e-learning and Learning Management System. Additional responsibilities include writing lesson plans, using Microsoft applications, planning and organising your time to meet the needs of each home and liaising with external training companies.



Based at our brand new offices in Ringwood, the L&D Business Partner role is regional to Dorset, Hampshire, West Sussex and Wiltshire. Occasionally, some evening or weekend hours will be required.







About you



To apply, you will have a relevant qualification in L&D (CIPD) or similar, including a thorough knowledge and experience of L&D. You are a car driver.



You are a flexible, supportive professional, ideally with a background in and understanding of the care sector. You will be a strong relationship manager and ‘coach’, able to collaborate, build and maintain relations with internal and external customers, stakeholders and suppliers. You will have a passion for training and enjoy presenting and delivering. You’ll be creative, able to innovate and take advantage of new opportunities for best practice training, constantly improving our Learning & Development offering to enhance our position as an ‘employer of choice’.



If shortlisted, first interviews will be held on Friday 4th May.



About the benefits



Competitive salary

Car allowance

Annual professional subscription (linked to job role)

Training and ‘on the job’ support from day one

Administrative support from the L&D Co-ordinator

Fantastic new office in Ringwood and beautiful homes

Friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals

Contributory pension scheme







About Colten Care:



Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 20 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. Our services include residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care. We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work.



Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’








Contact info



We'd love to hear from you. Get in touch with the recruitment team on 01425 460955 to see how we can help. Please – NO AGENCIES



Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.