OD & Learning Advisor 146140 – NHS Scotland – Glasgow

NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.


OD & Learning Advisor
This post is a permanent position

About the Organisation:
National Services Scotland (NSS) is a national NHS Board operating right at the heart of NHSScotland providing invaluable support and advice at a strategic and operational level. NSS supports customers to deliver their services more efficiently and effectively and we offer shared services on a national scale using best-in-class systems and standards. Our priority is always the same – to improve the health and well-being of the people of Scotland. We do this by working in partnership with colleagues across Health and Social Care to deliver fit for purpose solutions and systems, delivering high quality services that help our stakeholders to free up resources so they can be re-invested into essential services.

The Post/The Candidate:
This permanent post is within the NSS HR team for an experienced Organisational Development and Learning Advisor who will be responsible for delivering a range of L&D services, currently the priorities are implementing an Early Careers strategy to support workforce planning, organisation wide training needs analysis and skills gap assessment. The post holder will also be required to support other programmes in the NSS workforce plans.

All members of the team are currently using Microsoft Teams for communication, collaboration and delivery of events. The post holder will require strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrable expertise in learning and development, digital learning including delivering events in Microsoft Teams or equivalent, combined with a supportive and collaborative style. The person must have the necessary credibility to secure the confidence of colleagues in NSS and within the wider teams in the business, to effectively deliver a professional service which adds value to NSS, and, supports the delivery of a Modern and Graduate Apprentice strategy, skills gap assessment and understanding of workforce planning. Experience of supporting and creating Modern Apprentice frameworks is important for this role, as is an educational understanding.

Location and Working Pattern:
Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow.

However, it should be noted that NSS is currently in the process of relocating from Meridian Court to nearby Delta House, 50 West Nile Street Glasgow G1 2NP.

Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week

It is a condition of this employment that you must live and remain a resident within the UK for the post in which you will be employed with NSS.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits

Further information:
For an informal discussion on this permanent position, please contact the Learning and Development Manager Pam Holligan on [email protected] Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 24th May 2023, interviews will be held early June.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies


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