Learning & Development Manager


About us: 

Baptist Care SA works collaboratively with South Australians from all walks of life. We provide Camping and Adventure Programs, Disability Services, Homelessness Services, Out of Home Care and Youth, Family and Community Programs. We are committed to finding a way forward for everyone we serve and supporting them to achieve their life goals. We find ways to make people's lives better.

About the role– Permanent, Full-Time

As the Learning and Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in Baptist Care SA’s employee experience and their success in the workplace. This role is responsible for building and implementing the overall strategy for L&D as well as leading a small team of two. You will build effective relationships with the People and CultureExecutive and Operations teams, as well as external stakeholders, to work together and ensure key deliverables and compliance obligations are met. You will take a proactive approach to drive training initiatives,make recommendations for change and continuously improve LMS offerings. 

Key responsibilities for this role include but not limited to:

  • Design, develop and implement the Learning and Development Strategy and Roadmap that satisfies technical, professional, and corporate learning and development need
  • Project manage the implementation of a range of learning and development interventions including assessment tools and learning resources
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of new methods and techniques for training, and training requirements applicable to Baptist Care SA and/or industry best practice
  • Maintain the accreditation and qualifications governance and audit process to monitor and maintain compliance with mandatory training required for relevant programs. 
  • Inspire and motivate the team to ensure they are thinking and acting at their best, delivering high quality work, working as an effective team, and meeting organisational and individual objectives.

About you: 

Naturally, you are a people person.You are passionate about building relationships, advocating professionaldevelopment, and ensuring those around you are best equipped for achieving results in line with our business objectives. Having already worked in an L&D environment for several years, you will enthusiastically step inor up to a manager level, and confidently drive strategic ambition amongst our people. You will bring expertise that understands our diverse organisation and its varying requirements. You are adaptable and able to stay one step ahead of legislative requirements or industrial changes. 

You will also have the following skills and experience: 

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification 
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desirable) 
  • 2-5 years of experience leading a L&D team
  • Significant experience in designing and delivering of appropriate professional learning and development programs
  • Sound knowledge of the latest Learning & Developments trends, e-learning platforms, and practices, preferably within a not for profit, aged care or healthcare environment
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with the ability to build rapport quickly and at all levels
  • Well-developed written, oral communication and facilitation skills, with the ability to engage and collaborate to achieve desired learning outcomes

Specific Requirements: 

Baptist Care SA is committed to the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable people and as such applicants will be considered in accordance with our safety practices and suitability. 

You will be required to have, or be willing to obtain: 

  • Full unrestricted South Australia Driver’s Licence 
  • DHS Child-Related Employment Screening or Working With Children check 
  • National Police Clearance
  • Training: Secure Environments for Children and Young People (or willingness to complete)
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours may be required 
  • Travel within South Australia
  • To be considered for employment with Baptist Care SA, you must have an up-to-date Covid 19 Vaccination status or be able to provide an appropriate medical exemption.

Why work with us? 

Baptist Care SA offers a flexible and supportive environment where you are encouraged to be the best version of yourself.

You’ll also receive: 

  • A competitive salary ranging from $100,000 to $110,000pa + super 
  • Convenient city fringe location
  • Salary Packaging to increase your take home pay 
  • A corporate health plan with BUPA offering discounted health insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Support for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander employees cultural and community obligations, including NAIDOC Leave and up to five days Paid Cultural Leave

We do not accept applications via email, however, for more information, please see our website, or reach out to Sarah Williams at recruitment@baptistcaresa.org.au for a confidential discussion. 

Candidates with a disability or who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, who meet the above criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date – applications may also close before this date.

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Full Time

Job no: ANAO326882

Location: Central

Closing Date: Sunday, 5 February 2023