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Learning System & Training Compliance Manager

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
To lead the Learning System and Compliance Team in the design, development and delivery of an effective statutory and mandatory learning and development offer which improves the knowledge and skills of our clinical, corporate and medical staff and underpins the effective delivery of our organisational objectives to support patient care and safety.

Main duties of the job

Maintain and develop the learning management system (LMS), ensuring that all staff have access to a fit for purpose, supportive learning environment which accurately records and monitors training compliance.

Monitoring risk and providing assurance through accurate reporting and attendance at relevant committees. Collaborating with our key stakeholders including internal and external training providers, subject matter experts and other healthcare workers across Kent and Medway you will identify changing training needs and effectively evaluate outcomes.

To ensure that all training commissioned and delivered aligns with Trust policies and procedures, national directives such as the CSTF framework and the NHS People Plan, and all legal and regulatory requirements including those related to health, safety and data protection.

Supporting the wider team, you will be responsible for establishing a culture of continuous development and improvement to ensure an excellent service is delivered to our staff and patients.

About us

MTW is a large acute hospital trust in the south-east of England.

We provide a full range of general hospital services and some aspects of specialist and complex care to around 600,000 people living in west Kent and East Sussex. We have a team of over 8,000 full and part-time staff. We also provide specialist cancer services to around 2 million people across Kent and East Sussex via the Kent Oncology Centre.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

We support our staff with disabilities to ensure they have the adjustments they need to be the best they can be in the workplace. Collaborating with Access to Work means that our staff are assessed by experts in the workplace and we ensure that their recommendations are implemented as quickly as possible. You can find out more here: Access to Work: get support if you have a disability or health condition: What Access to Work is - GOV.UK (

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Person Specification



  • Master's Degree in related area or equivalent level of knowledge based on experience
  • Coaching/Mentoring qualification
  • Accredited to deliver behavioural tools i.e. Insights, Lumina, MBTI
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and acquiring new skills/knowledge


  • CIPD qualified or equivalent L& D qualifications



  • Experience in a management/leadership position within an L& D/OD function
  • Expert knowledge in training of the NHS workforce
  • An understanding of the Education system as it relates to the non-medical profession
  • Demonstrable experience of managing complex budgets including their control and deployment
  • Staff management/ performance management
  • Significant experience of providing strategic level advice to senior managers in a managerial role
  • Demonstrable success in working collaboratively across professions, services and organisational boundaries.
  • Demonstrable success in leading and managing change.
  • Demonstrable experience in developing strategies and approaches which impact across the whole organisation and will meet the needs and suit the culture of the Trust.
  • Demonstrable experience consulting and negotiating in a senior capacity with key partners
  • Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development (CPD).
  • Significant experience of working in partnership with other external agencies to develop, implement and evaluate policy and strategy including managing change.
  • Detailed knowledge of the NHS and the Department of Health Agenda with explicit understanding of current issues across the NHS Professions



  • Proven track record of continual professional development
  • Proven track record in creating robust LNA/TNA and developing fit for purpose business solutions
  • Proven track record in measuring and evaluating ROI and commercial benefit
  • Advanced keyboard skills and IT literate including: Word, PowerPoint Excel, E-mail and internet
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to manage highly complex, sensitive or contentious issues/situations.

Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust


Maidstone Hospital (cross site working will be required)


ME16 9QQ

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