Learning Specialist

Right now we are adding a <strong>Learning Specialist</strong> to our Learning &amp; Development team in the GTA (or surrounding area.) This is an opportunity for someone who can pivot on demand and create unique training modules and content, someone who wants to be a key player on a lean team and is ready to jump in to grow this initiative from the ground up.

Toronto, ON


Motion &ndash; Canada's leading mobility and accessibility solutions provider &ndash; offers a wide variety of equipment including wheelchairs, stairlifts, scooters, walkers, bathroom &amp; bedroom safety items, and daily living aids to make life accessible for everyone.<u></u><u></u><br /> <p class="m_632277869160363772MsoListParagraph"><u></u>Serving clients of all ages in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan, our team of knowledgeable and caring experts work with each person and their care circle to determine their needs and find the complete solution to help them lead their most vibrant life.</p> https://www.motioncares.ca

keywords: our purpose,our role is to care,who we need,who you are,why join motion?,design, deliver, and improve,facilitate,monitor and measure,administer,experience,personality,the toolkit,a creative and energetic approach,communication skills,insights,time management skills

Mid Level

Overview: Hello, it&rsquo;s a new day and it&rsquo;s time to answer the call to elevate your career and make life accessible for all.<br /><br /><strong>Our purpose is to make life accessible<br /><br /></strong>Our compassion and knowledge set us apart. With kindness and expertise, we support individuals by delivering the right mobility, accessibility, personal care and daily living solutions. We believe that providing people with comprehensive solutions empowers and fulfills us all.<br /><br /><strong>Our role is to care<br /><br /></strong>As we strive to expand our reach and clients we care for, we are adding another specialist to our team who embody kindness, collaboration and respect. Our Learning Specialists create all trainings for our employees and partners, and we are currently working on accreditation by IACET. Motion strives to be industry leaders in the way we train our staff and the level of knowledge they have to ultimately serve our clients in the best way possible. If you want to help our clients experience their most vibrant lives while growing your own career in a nurturing, learning-focused and supportive environment - you will love being part of Motion.<br /><br /><strong><u>Who We Need<br /><br /></u></strong>Right now we are adding a <strong>Learning Specialist</strong> to our Learning &amp; Development team in the GTA (or surrounding area.) This is an opportunity for someone who can pivot on demand and create unique training modules and content, someone who wants to be a key player on a lean team and is ready to jump in to grow this initiative from the ground up. Our unique approach is that each learning specialist is responsible for their own projects from end to end &ndash; needs assessment, instructional design, creating learning artifacts, and evaluation. With a new learning portal in place, you will also be responsible for learning portal administration with the support of other team members. We are looking for a Learning Specialist to align with business partners and work along side employees in the field to determine learning needs for internal and external audiences. This is an exciting opportunity to expand the scope of our learning programs, work on external promotion and put ideas into motion.<br /><br /><strong><u>Who You Are<br /><br /></u></strong>You are a Learning Specialist and you have experience completing a needs assessment, and designing interactive and engaging learning content to drive behaviour change. It would be an asset if you have a health care provider background (Occupational Therapist, Nurse, Kinesiologist, Physiotherapists etc.) or have industry related experience. You may be working at a company revising and reviewing existing courseware, but you want to be at a place with a purpose where you can design and develop brand new content. You are ready to take the next step up in your career, to join a national organization that is recognized as a leader in the home healthcare industry.
Responsibilities: <strong><u>What You Will Do<br /></u></strong> <ul> <li>Manage the design, delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement of training programs. You will:<br /> <ul> <li>Follow adult instructional design best practices.</li> <li>Conduct specific training needs assessments and analysis to support the design, development, and delivery of learning content and strategies.</li> <li>Collaborate with subject matter experts and business leaders to create ongoing learning opportunities that support the organization's and the industry's needs from sales and customer service to in-depth product knowledge and maintenance.</li> <li>Develop training materials that support internal and external learners including audio files, videos, job aids, roleplays, games, models, multimedia visual aids, e-learning.</li> <li>Ensure engagement through a variety of training methodologies, techniques, concepts, learning tools, and practices to ensure maximum effectiveness and participation in training programs.</li> <li>Implement. You will use the learning portal to create, build upon and maintain an effective knowledge management system/library for training and process purposes.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Facilitate. You will deliver train-the-trainer courses for internal and external audiences.</li> <li>Monitor and measure. You will regularly monitor and measure the effectiveness of all learning content through the use of post-training evaluations, validation activities, exams/quizzes, and observation.</li> <li>Administer &ndash; administration of the learning portal and address any learner issues identified via the helpdesk</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong><u>What You Bring<br /></u></strong> <ul> <li>The experience. You have 3 - 5 years of adult education experience focused on digital and blended learning. You have strengths in writing and editing content with a real purpose that solves problems. You can plan and execute learning-based projects in consultation with business experts, leaders and frontline staff.</li> <li>The personality. You are energetic and passionate, with the drive for excellence and making things happen. You can work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.</li> <li>The toolkit. You have expertise with e-Learning tools such as Articulate 360, and H5P. You have experience with graphic design, video, micro-learning, responsive design, gamification, simulations, animation/motion graphics. You are proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office.</li> <li>The creative and energetic approach. You have a high-energy, enthusiastic, motivational facilitation style and an innovative approach to designing and delivering training. You can adapt your style to your audience and medium.</li> <li>The outstanding communication style. You have an engaging and warm in-person, online and classroom presence. Your verbal, presentation and written skills are exceptional.</li> <li>The insights. You have unbeatable listening and analytical skills. You can hone in on what areas new and seasoned employees and industry professionals need training and development. You can dig deeper, reflect, and come up with an award-winning option every time!</li> <li>The time management skills. You have the ability to manage multiple tasks at once and organize your time accordingly to deliver on project deadlines as you complete trainings from end to end. </li> </ul> <strong>Why join? We are Motion.<br /><br /></strong>At Motion, we&rsquo;ve undergone a recent transformation and we think that&rsquo;s exciting. With a strong reputation as experts in our field, we&rsquo;re turning inwards to foster a culture of belonging, giving and strength. Joining us now is a chance to be part of that momentum; a chance to make an impact in people&rsquo;s lives and help create a company environment you believe in.<br /><br />Thank you for taking the time to consider joining us. If you want to be part of our team, express your interest here.<br /><br />Motion is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us.