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Application Deadline
29 November 2021

Interview Date
06 December 2021

Contract type


£33,310 - £38,864 plus location weighting



Learning & Development Specialist

About the role

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

1 x Permanent - Full Time

1 x Fixed Term Contract – 31st December 2023 - Full Time – 35 Hours

We have big goals over the next few years.

We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.

Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.

Will you join us?

This exciting opportunity is within our learning and development team at Mind, where you would be working collaboratively with the L&D Business Partner and L&D Specialist trainer to embed a learning culture within the organisation.

This role would be responsible for all training for staff and managers, such as inducting new staff into the organisation and supporting managers to ensure all mandatory and core training is completed during probation. To support managers with all management development training in their role. The specialist may be required to respond to ad hoc training requests and interventions requiring you to design new training content across the organisation. The role requires training experience, flexibility, and excellent customer service.

Candidates will have experience in facilitating training and meetings, understanding how people learn in different ways, whilst having the ability to design blended learning solutions. A familiarity of databases, online people platforms or managing internal systems, you’ll collate, run and provide data insights and have a passion for learning and development, supporting people to reach their potential.

CIPD qualitied, working towards or a desire to qualify, experience designing eLearning modules, and a direct or indirect experience of mental health problems would be desirable, however is not essential.

Closing date: 29th November 2021

Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

This position will initially, in line with current and potentially future guidance, be based from home. Post lockdown this role will retain some flexibility but post holders will be expected to be in the office a minimum of two days thereafter (or more, depending on the arrangements of your team).

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria.

Equality & Diversity

We value the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.

We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.

Our strategy has becoming an anti-racist organisation right at the centre of our work. For more information please visit click on the button below.

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More details and how to apply

For more information and a full person specification, please check on the Job Description button below. To apply, please click on the Apply Now button on the top left of the screen.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please contact our HR team [email protected] who will be happy to support you.

Job Description

A little more about Mind

Our goals:

  • Supporting people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well
  • Empowering people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover
  • Ensuring people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem
  • Opening the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society
  • Gaining equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination

Our values underpin everything we do. They are:

  • Open: We reach out to anyone who needs us.
  • Together: We're stronger in partnership.
  • Responsive: We listen, we act.
  • Independent: We speak out fearlessly.
  • Unstoppable: We never give up.

To get to know us a little better and more information on working at Mind, including our benefits,  please click the button below

Working for Mind

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