Learning & Development Business Partner

  • Permanent
  • Bristol

Website Newmedica





Job Title

Learning & Development Business Partner

About the Job

Newmedica are one of the leading providers of NHS ophthalmology services in England, providing outpatients appointments, diagnostic testing and eye surgery.  We aim to change lives through better sight and eye health.

We care for thousands of NHS and private patients a year in our specialist eye clinics across the country. We have significant growth plans over the next few years as we look to establish a national footprint and open many new sites across the UK.

We are thrilled to say that following an independently conducted survey of Newmedica colleagues, we have been certified as a Great Place to Work®. This is a global benchmark that recognises employers who create an outstanding employee experience.

Overview of the role

We are looking for a part-time Learning and Development Business Partner to join us. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly, forward-thinking, growing team who are open to new and different ways of thinking. The role is home based, but we are looking for someone who is based in the Southwest, ideally in the Bristol area. There will be regular travel of about 2 to 4 days per month primarily across the southwest including down to our services in Devon.

As Learning and Development Business Partner, you will play a key role in the definition and delivery of the learning and development plan by leading specific workstreams and programmes, ensuring that they meet the needs of the business and learners.

Working closely with site Directors and managers, Support Office leaders and HR Business Partners you will identify, define and deliver local learning and development interventions around leader, manager, personal and team development.

This is a part time role of 16-20 hours per week, worked over 2 or 2.5 days per week.

So what will I be doing?

You’ll be working closely with the teams in our clinics and will be a proactive business partner to the Partners/Directors, supporting them to identify and define learning and development needs within their teams. As part of this you’ll work alongside the HR Business Partnering team on talent mapping across Newmedica.

You’ll take a role in defining the learning and development plan and contributing to the development of the L&D function within Newmedica, and will be an ambassador for the support and development of the Newmedica Academy

You’ll work with the HR team to plan and forecast learning and development programme needs and will play a proactive part in both the design and delivery of blended training and development solutions for our colleagues.

What experience do I need?

  • Experience in training design and delivery
  • An ability to research, design, deliver and measure quality learning interventions to management level
  • Experience in learning needs analysis, learning theory and learning medium recommendation
  • An understanding of Blended Learning Principles
  • A passion for people development
  • A commercial focus with the ability to demonstrate the value of learning and development
  • Coaching skills and experience

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Up to 17% company bonus, paid quarterly based on company performance and personal objectives
  • Profit Share scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus 1 day birthday leave plus bank holidays
  • Access to a range of benefits, including free eye tests, discounted or free glasses, a few 24/7 wellbeing/counselling/advice service, private medical insurance, private dental care, health care scheme, death in service cover, an opportunity to sign up to a tax-free cycle to work and a retail/technology discount scheme
  • An environment where your learning and development is supported through a range of various learning tools and courses

For more information or for the full job description, please contact joinus@newmedica.co.uk

Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK and a Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

At Newmedica, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities, and we are committed to this in both the running of our services and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.

Newmedica is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all people, irrespective of gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, race, language, religion, ethnic or social origin.




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