Learning representatives 

This role advises members on their training and development needs, promotes opportunities to access learning and organises learning events for their branch.

What do Learning representatives do?

  • Signposting colleagues to learning opportunities both professional and personal
  • Organising learning and development events
  • Raising awareness on functional skills and assisting members to address these
  • Supporting members in their preparation for appraisal and NMC revalidation (midwives)
  • Promoting the value of informal learning
  • Liaising with management on furthering the learning agenda for midwives and MSWs.


Download the LR Role Definition.


What’s in it for you?

  • Acquisition of easily transferable skills that will assist in your career development.
  • Increased confidence and self-esteem.
  • Gaining greater knowledge of the learning agenda within the NHS.
  • The satisfaction of making a difference to members' working lives, helping others.
  • Reasonable time off to carry out your duties.

Training for Learning Representatives