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Apprentice Learning and Development Coordinator

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Apprentice Full Time
Buildbase HR
Awsworth, Nottingham
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Apprentice Learning and Development Coordinator

Awsworth, Nottingham (NG16)

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Learning and Development Coordinator to join our team!

We are Buildbase

We are Buildbase, we employ approximately 2300 brilliant people and we work from around 145 branches around the UK.

What we do

What we do is really simple, we sell building materials to the trade and public. We’re a ‘roll your sleeves up’ business with a can-do attitude and we take pride in serving our local tradespeople and communities.  

The Team

The Learning and Development team is very small, but plays a huge role in our organisation.  We are part of a wider HR team who support the business on all people-related matters.  Your HR colleagues are based in various locations around the UK but are never more than a mouse click or phone call away.

The Role

This is a busy role which includes:

  • Management of our learning management system (LMS)
  • Developing elearning solutions using a variety of authoring tools
  • Working with stakeholders on L&D projects
  • Constantly looking to improve our training offer, processes and systems
  • Supporting wider HR team projects
  • Reporting on learner activity using the LMS and third party reporting software
  • Administration (and championing) of our apprenticeship schemes
  • Completion of the Level 3 Learning and Development Practitioner Apprenticeship

What you need

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-regarded, forward thinking and supportive HR team.  This is the perfect role to establish or develop a career in L&D or HR through completing a Level 3 apprenticeship, gaining CIPD membership and progressing to higher level qualifications if you choose to. 

To thrive in this role you will need to be dedicated to your own personal development and be able to inspire others to do the same.  We are looking for someone who can get the best out of digital solutions to help bring a largely traditional workforce into the digital age.  If you have excellent IT skills, an aptitude for creative problem solving and a positive, can do attitude this might be the role for you.

What we’re doing about COVID-19

Like most businesses, we have had to change the way we do things to make sure all our colleagues are working safely during COVID-19.  As your role is office based we are following the current Government guidelines so you will be working from home, however you must be able to get to Awsworth when the Government advice changes. We have introduced a set of Safer Operating Procedures to protect our colleagues which include:

  • Additional PPE supplied to you where required
  • Kerbside deliveries
  • No delivery signatures required
  • Social distancing in place in all of our branches and offices
  • Regular cleaning

We are happy to discuss the possibility of working flexibly. Please talk to us during the interview process about what works for you. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

What you’ll get in return

  • 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • The chance to join Grab – our one stop shop for all things discounts, benefits, communications and recognition
  • Company bonus scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Awards where our colleagues are recognised quarterly and annually
  • A generous staff discount scheme
  • A range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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