Learning and Development Coach - HR (Maternity and permanent contracts)

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Title:  Learning and Development Coach – Human Resources
Location: UK Remote Working
Contract: Maternity Cover and Permanent

About Avado
Here at Avado, we believe in unlocking potential and changing lives. We are a professional academy that helps people and companies transform and grow through interactive learning experiences in data, finance, people, technology and marketing. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver learner experiences for people who want real change. 

Who we need
We are looking for someone who wants to focus on developing learners through their apprenticeships to benefit them as individuals, their organisations as well as the wider HR community.

What you'll do
• Guide and support learners throughout their journey whilst they undertake a world class apprenticeship.
• Support each learner to progress effectively through their programme, benefiting in the short term, laying foundations for long term career success and ensuring they successfully get through their ‘End Point Assessment’ (EPA)
• Support and prepare learners for their EPA, ensuring that all mandatory documentation is collated and stored ready for the submission of “Gateway”
• Interact regularly with all your learners utilising the technology tools we provide
• Use the learning platforms to ensure progress and evidence of learning is recorded accurately to ensure learner progression is captured, enabling accurate client reporting.
• Achieve completer rates of above 95% of caseload of learners 
• Use a coaching approach to help learners reflect and embed what they are learning in a way that makes a difference to them, their line manager, their teams and their employer
• Get stuck in and become part of a busy and collaborative team.
• Build relationships with our clients and being ambassadors for Arch/AVADO 
• Continuously embed safeguarding, prevent and functional skills throughout the apprenticeship 
• Take part in events, workshops, training, learning days, meetings, and graduations 
• Continuously coaching to the level expected of a Grade 1 Ofsted Provider- it’s one of our proudest achievements and you will part of the top 4% of all training providers.

What we’re looking for 

Essential
• Minimum of 2 year’s industry experience in HR or L&D
• Generalist HR experience
• Knowledge of how HR and L&D work in organisations 
• Coaching qualification or coaching experience 

Desirable
• Some specialist knowledge of specific areas of HR
• Experience in training and/or teaching

Attributes and Skills
• Educated at Degree level in a relevant subject
• CIPD qualification
• Confident, clear and constructive communication skills to build strong relationships.
• Strong organisational, time-management and administrational skills with the ability to successfully multi-task.
• Adaptable, able to learn quickly and use own initiative.
• An excellent command of written and spoken English 
• Possess a friendly, confident, and engaging personality, able to communicate effectively and professionally and build strong relationships with students and key stakeholders.
• A real passion for learning and development.
• Strive to meet customer needs and deliver the highest level of customer service.
• Exceptionally high levels of motivation working both independently and as part of a team.
• Strong computer literacy.
• Be committed to continuous self-development.
• Please note that an excellent broadband internet connection is also required

And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values. Our Values of Accountability, Ambition, Care, Empowerment and Transparency were created for our people, by our people; they guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get a chance to be at the forefront of digital transformation and professional growth, enviable workspaces, serious personal development opportunity and a few nice job-related and lifestyle perks.

What you’ll get
The chance to work as part of a collaborative team and develop in your role. You will have a caseload of learners from across several different sectors who will be looking to you to coach and support them and help them to become better HR Professionals. 

Lots of benefits including
• Holidays – 34 days (25 days plus 8 bank public holidays plus birthday off)
• Life assurance
• Ride to work scheme
• Pension
• Great work life balance through flexi working/remote working
• Avado learning days
• Wellness and fitness (Mindfulness and yoga)

A few more things about us
• We’re proud of what we’re doing and relentless in doing the right thing. In addition to this, we can offer you:
• A home in our growing, ambitious team, whose sharp focus is growing the future skills of the workplace;
• The opportunity to truly own and be responsible for making great things happen, making a real difference and working with some of the world’s leading brands;
• A fast and furious, exciting place to be with real challenge and a meaningful opportunity  

And we’re highly inclusive….
Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our customers and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.  

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Learning📚

    Being part of Avado means you can choose to study any of our courses.

    We also host regular 'Learning Days'.
    We have an incredible amount of expertise and talent across the business, so we want to spend time sharing, learning from each other, and celebrating it!

  • Work Life Balance ⚖

    We pride ourselves on our flexible working culture including remote working

  • Wellness & Fitness 🏋🏿

    We offer a mental health support line, weekly mindfulness sessions and daily yoga classes!

  • Holiday 🌴

    We feel that time off is very important so at Avado you get 25 days holiday plus bank holiday (and your birthday off too!)

  • Enhanced Maternity 🐣

    We know this is an important time for you, so we offer that extra support with enhanced maternity pay

  • Cycle to Work 🚲

    A cycle scheme that allows employees to purchase a bicycle and equipment up to a limit of £1,000

Workplace & Culture

Our culture balances the support and structure of an established business, with a pace and adaptive environment more akin to a start up. We trust our people as adults to bring their entire self to what they do and to own the ‘how’ and ‘where’ of their work.

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