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Learning & Development Facilitator

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Learning & Organisational Development
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Job ref
Moor Lane Mills 2
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata
Salary period
03/07/2022 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent L&D trainer/facilitator within the Learning and Development team at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for a colleague who is passionate about delivering an effective and supportive service that makes a difference to our staff and patients. We are in an exciting period of growth as the Trust strives to become a Greta Place to Work and  Great Place to Be Cared For.

If you are passionate about learning and development delivery to a wide variety of people from our staff of 8000, in an ever changing environment the we would love to hear from you. If you are happy in front of groups of learners from all sorts of professional backgrounds and grades, as well as being happy to deliver training from across our personal and professional development programmes then you will fit right in.

You'll be joining a creative, enthusiastic and supportive team at an exciting time. This role is fundamental to our ambition to create an outstanding organisational culture. The delivery of training will be virtual as well as face to face  cross bay and may involve offsite locations.

Main duties of the job

As well as these core activities, you will work as a consultant to the organisation, bringing your own expertise in staff development to design, deliver and evaluate high quality learning experiences.

Contribute to the programme of activity, e.g. management development, talent management and  personal development, delivered by the L & OD Team.

Deliver an effective learning and development service to our staff and respond to development needs of our workforce, which ensures our patients receive high quality and effective care.

Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals-Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre. 

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services. 

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses. 

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay. 

UHMBT was awarded National Diverse Company of the Year in 2020.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/  

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Relevant Training qualification or willingness to work towards it


Essential criteria
  • CIPD membership, Post Graduate diploma Education or equivalent professional body of membership , or willingness to work towards


Essential criteria
  • significant experience in designing, delivering and evaluating training in range of topics to a diverse workforce
  • experience of managing , planning and co-ordinating training programmes

Education and qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Relevant Degree or Equivalent Professional Experience
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with the NHS

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Disability Confident - two yearsVeteran AwareNo smoking policyDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Stonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Morecambe Bay - Inclusive EmployerStep into health

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Peta Heron
Job title
Learning & Development Facilitator
Email address
Telephone number
Additional information

Please do call Peta Heron Head of Learning and Development on 07815 467 153 for a chat about the role