Learning and Development Specialist

Job reference: 141299BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: HR
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Learning and Development Specialist

Boots has been supporting the nation since March 2020 with respect to offering solutions for Covid Testing. Our in-store services are increasingly popular with our customers and as such we are expanding the team to prepare for the re-opening of travel, the development of new
diagnostic proposition and to ensure we meet the high regulatory standards set out by the regulator UKAS.
As such we have an opportunity for a Learning and Development Specialist to join us and support with the following activity:

Key Responsibilities
• Development of Training Materials to support Covid Testing Propositions to meet UKAS Standards
• Development of professional development programmes for laboratory staff and opportunities to participate in scientific and other activities of professional laboratory organizations
• Ensure there are appropriate numbers of staff with the required education, training and competence to provide medical laboratory services that meet the needs and requirements of the users
• Manage ongoing updates to training
A bit about you…

• Registered Pharmacist or Technician
• Experience in development of training materials
• Stakeholder Management Skills
• Experience with regulators
• Strong organisational and time management skills
• External Relationship and contract management skills
A bit about us…

The Testing and Diagnostics Team have been supporting the Covid Testing initiative through the pandemic and are continuing to evolve the customer proposition. We are a fast paced and dynamic team with a passion with services delivered in an accessible community pharmacy setting.
Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting boots.jobs.
What we can offer you:
• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship
Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

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If you have any questions or queries regarding this vacancy please contact bobby.green@boots.co.uk.
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