Learning and Development

How our learning and development team offers different opportunities for our employees to support their career.

Shaping careers and learning

As one of the largest employers in Suffolk, our size and scope provides a wealth of opportunities and career pathways for all.

Our WE ASPIRE values demonstrate our commitment to creating a positive culture where people are motivated and empowered to be the best they can be to build truly rewarding careers.

We want to champion talent and seek to continuously develop everyone's professional knowledge, potential and job satisfaction.

Through accessible learning opportunities and clear career pathways we aim to identify individual strengths, diversify skill sets and enable people, from all walks of life, to build influential and impactful careers.

Learning and development

We offer a variety of training and support for staff to enhance their professional development by learning new skills which can support their career progression.

We have a corporate Learning and Development team that offers leadership and management development, core skills development, and the corporate statutory and mandatory learning programme, as well as specialist learning and development teams that support staff working within the following services:

  • Adult Social Care (ASC),
  • Children and Young People Services (CYP),
  • Suffolk Fire and Rescue Services (SFRS).

Our learning offer across the organisation includes:

  • programmes such as qualifications, coaching and mentoring and apprenticeship schemes,
  • supporting self-directed and practice-based learning,
  • developing, commissioning and delivering training,
  • creating online learning resources to support staff in their work.

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