Training Coordinator

Leeds  ‐ Onsite


Management Development Software Applications Teaching Autism (Professional Expertise) Trabajo Social Regulatory Compliance Compliance Training Learning Management Systems Employee Engagement Learning Disabilities Standards-Compliant Complex Care Carry Out Assessments Coaching and Mentoring


Training Coordinator

Reporting line: Learning and Development Lead 

Salary: To be discussed at interview and will depend of experience       

West Yorkshire

Closing Date: Tuesday 9th April

Interview: WC Tuesday 16th April

Summary of role:      

The Training Coordinatorrole will be to inspire, develop and continuously enhance The Bridge’s workforce through the delivery of high-quality training. You will work alongside the Learning and Development Leads to shape and deliver training at all levels of the organisation from induction through to supporting management development through our teaching and learning pathways.

About The Bridge

The Bridge provides community based registered care services for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex care needs. We provide personalised outcome-based support to enable individuals with enhanced care and support needs to live safely, happily and successfully in the community.

We take a fresh perspective to individuals support needs and like to do things differently. That means focusing on the important aspects of what matters to the people we support and keeping it simple wherever else possible.  

Everyone’s opinion matters to us and we see this as key to the success of the people we support. The Bridge recognises the value and importance of developing a safe and reliable home setting for the people we support; their families; the people we employ and for the commissioners who fund services.

What you’ll receive

  • This is a significant and essential role that is fundamental to the ongoing growth of the organisation. You will be part of a progressive, growing organisation, contributing to the establishment of a leading learning and development function. 
  • As well as your competitive salary, you will also receive continuing professional development in areas required for success in the role.

What you'll do:


  • Deliver our training programmes to align with organisation goals and meet all compliance requirements
  • Ensure training sessions are meaningful, engaging and tailored to the audience to best encourage the retention of key information
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and success of training sessions and report on them
  • Maintain a keen understanding of training trends, developments and best practice
  • Deliver our Physical Intervention training programme to new and existing staff (ARC)
  • Be present in our homes to oversee staff practice and drive improvement where required
  • Oversee, train and upskill Training Mentors and staff alike to meet CQC standards and requirements
  • Use our Learning Management System to ensure that training is scheduled in advance and that training records are always up to date
  • Ensure key compliance training is up to date, including Care Certificate, mandatory training and competency assessments of staff. Where gaps exist support staff to complete this in order to ensure their training is up to date

Employee Engagement

  • Drive engagement and development at all levels of the organization and foster an environment of continuous learning to encourage high quality services and at an individual level career growth and progression.
  • Ensure that learning is engaging, relevant and targeted at the right level to encourage broad participation at all levels in learning and development. Everyone should be given the opportunity for a pathway to progression.
  • Support the development of content, framework, process, training and tools that support a comprehensive Management Development programme.
  • Update and partner with the Training Manager on a regular basis (weekly) concerning relevant initiatives, programs, or applicable training changes.
  • Live our Values!...

    • Change perceptions. See the world through the eyes of the people we support and mould the world around them
    • Take a different outlook. Be confident to use our wealth of experience and knowledge to look at unique situations differently
    • Be nice, kind, patient, resourceful, open minded, resilient and forgiving
    • Understand why situations occur. We take an evidence based approach to why behaviour occurs and how to respond appropriately.
    • Everyone’s opinions matters. We value every individual as part of the team and they are key to the success of the people we support and the organization

You have:

  • Minimum three years of experience in a health and social care management role from Senior/Team Leader upwards
  • Experience in leading, guiding and supporting colleagues
  • Experience of delivering training
  • Formal training qualification (e.g. Award in Education &Training,  Assessors Award) is desireable
  • The ability to deliver training at all levels from induction through to supporting management development
  • The ability to develop and lead a positive team environment
  • Understand the Care Certificate Criteria and support their completion and/or oversight where required
  • An understanding of statutory and mandatory CQC requirements and compliance standards
  • Proficient user of IT including Microsoft Office Tools to include Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Teams Meeting as well as bespoke training software applications

You also have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Experience working with a diverse workforce
  • Must be self-motivated, highly organised, with the ability to prioritise independently while demonstrating a sense of urgency, strong ethical standards and integrity
  • Ability to represent The Bridge with professionalism, poise and model the values.
  • Proven organisational and follow-up skills, comfortable initiating and responding to high volume of emails and other communication.
  • Candidate will have the ability to work flexibly and to work hours to meet the service needs and engage with staff on different shift patterns.
  • Support the Training Manager on additional projects or company initiatives when necessary.
  • Full UK driving licence and the ability to travel to different homes

Interested in this Training Coordinator role? Please submit your updated CV. Applicants MUST submit a Cover letter alongside their CV.


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