Job Location: Ilkeston

Learning and Development Trainer – Rutland Manor, Poplars Nursing Home and Croft Care Home

Monarch Healthcare are recruiting for a Learning and Development Trainer to work across our homes; Rutland Manor, Poplars Nursing Home and Croft Care Home.

As a Learning and Development Trainer at Monarch Healthcare, you will be support Home Managers to coordinate training needs, whilst ensuring staff members complete relevant training within the required timeframes. You will deliver training, maintain competency assessments and provide support to employees during the completion of the care certificate.

This is a full-time role, working 40 hours per week, however we are looking for someone who can be flexible with regards to working hours, as the position may require work outside of the agreed times to meet business needs, and can include weekends. The successful candidate will need to be able to self-manage and work holistically at a fast pace, prioritising and managing their workload whilst working in a professional manner.

The homes within this role are based in the following locations, please ensure prior to applying that you are able to travel to the locations of:

Rutland Manor Nursing Home, Ilkeston, DE7

Poplars Nursing Home, Burton-on-Trent, DE13

Croft Care Home, Burton-on-Trent, DE15

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Minimum of Level 3 Health and Social Care
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience of working with dementia care and behaviours that challenge
  • Genuine interest and experience of working with the relevant Client group
  • Computer literate, able to use excel, word and PowerPoint
  • Full Driving Licence and use of a car – able to transport equipment safely
  • Confident driver and willing to travel – travel may be required to different locations to those above
  • Able to use online learning management systems for the delivery of training
  • Able to facilitate and manage equipment set up for training delivery
  • Experience in delivering face to face training
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and maintain confidentiality
  • To be caring, friendly and a team player with a positive approach


  • Relevant teaching/training qualification
  • Previous experience in NAPPI level 1/PBS training
  • Experience in a team leading position
  • A good overall knowledge of mandatory training subjects

The main duties of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Support home managers with staff training and development needs, ensuring training meets the required completion rate.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the learning and development of all staff.
  • Deliver training.
  • Conduct observations and supervisions to advise staff teams accordingly and identify further training needs.
  • Support employees during the completion of the care certificate, reporting progress to the Home Manager on each visit.
  • Manage a schedule of work and report this monthly to the Training Manager.
  • Prepare reports for the training manager as required.
  • Contribute to new staff inductions as requested.
  • Attend training meetings to discuss progress and needs.
  • Provide feedback to the Management team as required.

All roles are subject to satisfactory DBS checks and references.

Care Assistant – Days or Nights – Rutland Manor Nursing Home

We are recruiting for Care Assistants to join our team at Rutland Manor Nursing Home.

Monarch Healthcare is an established care provider. We provide care and nursing support for elderly people and people living with dementia. We are a forward-thinking company, looking to recruit Care Assistants to join our supportive, dedicated teams. We work to improve the quality of life for all, providing person-centred care and support. If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference to people’s lives each day, then we would love to hear from you.

Rate of pay and hours: We offer a rate of pay above national minimum wage including increments for NVQ 2 and 3. Hours are available on Days or Nights, and you would be required to work on a rota basis, including some weekends and bank holidays.

The Benefits of the Care Assistant role:

  • Annual Monarch Healthcare Awards and Dinner
  • 5.6 weeks Annual Leave
  • Refer a friend Bonus scheme
  • Induction support and ongoing training and development
  • Access to free, on-site parking
  • Supportive team environment
  • Contributory Pension

The responsibilities of the Care Assistant role:

As a Care Assistant at Monarch Healthcare, you will provide person-centred care and support to people with all aspects of daily living. We are looking for people who are caring, understanding and passionate about supporting others. Previous experience as a Care Assistant is not essential as we will provide you with an induction and ongoing support and training.

We have shifts available on days or nights. If you have a preference to the role you would like to apply for, please note this whilst applying.

Monarch Healthcare value all employees and actively encourage people to develop their knowledge and skills through opportunities for further learning as well as through mandatory training expectations. All roles are subject to satisfactory DBS checks and references.