Learning & Development Partner

Website The Fire Fighters Charity

Learning & Development Partner


About The Fire Fighters Charity

The Fire Fighters Charity offers specialist lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community, empowering individuals to achieve mental, physical and social wellbeing throughout their lives.

This is an exciting time to join our Organisational Development and People team as we embark on year 3 of our Enhance, Enable and Empower portfolio within our Strategic plan 2020-25.

Our strategic plan is ambitious and our learning and development is key to energising our culture and influencing our organisational performance.

The Learning and Development Partner is a new post which will join a small team of people professionals to be the subject matter expert for learning and development and will work with a wide range of stakeholders, including volunteers, across the organisation.

Our workforce and their learning and development requirements are diverse and varied so engagement with all our people to define current and future skills requirements and incorporate regular learning as part of their work routine is necessary along with developing and implementing learning interventions with the right balance between face to face and digital.

Developing our digital skills as part of our digital transformation is a key focus.

We will soon begin to implement our new Learning Management System and Recruitment Module of our People Software so there will be opportunity to lead and support this across the organisation.

Thank you for your interest, I look forward to receiving your application

Learning and Development Partner

Salary per annum: £35,031

Role Purpose

  • As part of the People team, develop a culture of continuous learning and development.
  • Develop the learning and development plan to support our strategic plan.
  • As directed lead on some of the day-to-day design, delivery, and evaluation of learning and development interventions.

Contract and Benefits

Contract: Full time, working hours are 37.5 hours a week.

Pension: The Charity operates a Group Personal Pension Scheme. The Charity will contribute 8% of salary. Personal contributions can be arranged.

Work base: This post can be based at either our Head Office, Belvedere, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 4HG or homebased. Hybrid working arrangements can be considered.

Please visit our website for further information about the role and its responsibilities and the skills and knowledge required.

How to Apply

Please submit your CV which should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and include specific examples of what you have achieved and how that demonstrates that you meet the requirements of the role and person specification. You should also submit an introductory letter stating why you are interested in both the role and The Fire Fighters Charity.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Nikki Howarth, Organisational Development & People Manager on 01256 366580.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. When recruiting our new team members, regardless of the role, we are looking for people who share our values to help us to achieve our strategic plan. In order to assess the success of our Equal Opportunities in Employment Policy please complete our Recruitment Monitoring Form available on our website. All information will be treated in confidence and will not be seen by anyone directly involved in the appointment to this position.

Closing date: Monday 18 July 2022 @ 09.00hrs

Interviews will be held week commencing 25 July 2022

Interview venue:Interviews will be held either virtually or at our Head Office, in Basingstoke.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date if enough suitable applications are received. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

The role will be subject to a satisfactory Basic Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply for this job please visit www.firefighterscharity.org.uk.