Learning and Development Advisor

Walsall Housing Group
Walsall, West Midlands
Starting salary £32,939 (rising to £34,979) per annum
23 Jul 2021
06 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Learning and Development Advisor

Salary Starting salary £32,939 (rising to £34,979) per annum

Location Walsall, West Midlands

Contract:  Full time, permanent, working 37 hours per week (agile)


Closing Date: Friday 6 August 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 18 August 2021


We are committed to keeping colleagues and candidates safe during COVID-19 and will deploy a range of selection methods that comply with current guidelines.


We are looking for an energetic people person to join our People Services Team as a Learning and Development Advisor.


You will be responsible for supporting Business Strategy and Assets, which comprises of our Home Maintenance, Programme Management and Business Excellence teams, working closely with the HR Business Partner for these areas.


You will play a key role in designing and delivering innovative and blended learning solutions while living our values in everything you do.


As an L&D Advisor, exceptional communication skills are a must so that you can deliver excellent customer service to a wide range of stakeholders. This is a busy role, so you must have the ability to prioritise your own workload, meet deadlines and manage conflicting demands. This is also a rewarding opportunity, where you can support collaboration, our one team ethos and the opportunities these create. You will be part of the wider People Services team, achieving great things by working together.


You will need to be qualified to CIPD Level 5, or equivalent, or qualified by significant experience and at least two years prior experience of operating at a similar level. Full details are in the Job Description.


About whg

We are one of the Midlands’ leading and most successful providers of good quality homes.


Our values help us to maintain a culture that helps us achieve our commitment of supporting customers to lead happy and fulfilled lives. We want all of our people to uphold our ambition; demonstrating the belief, enthusiasm and energy to deliver on it.


We want our colleagues to feel empowered to take the lead and to think creatively and be passionate about their work.


Our People Strategy presents a clear picture of how we will achieve our Corporate Plan aim, ‘Be an exceptional place to work that attracts, develops and retains talent’. Through the People Strategy we take every opportunity to embed our values to ensure that our colleagues give the best possible service to our customers, communities and each other.


Equality, diversity and inclusion

It is important to us that we have a diverse workforce, representative of the communities we serve. Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) to us means colleagues living our values, dedicated to doing the right thing and exercising good judgement. This will encourage a culture where all can thrive, acknowledging that everyone is different; what matters to us is that everyone can come to work and feel comfortable to be themselves.


We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer and ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations while working with us. We want to make it clear that we welcome disabled applicants for all our roles. If in doubt look out for the Disability Confident logo.


We will ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and we will interview applicants with a disability if they meet the essential criteria for a role. We will also support existing colleagues with a disability or long-term health condition enabling them to stay in work, making reasonable adjustments if necessary.