National Programmes Manager (Training)

£47,046 actual per annum
05 Sep 2016
29 Sep 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

National Programmes Manager (Training)


A great role providing training programme management leadership to one of the UK’s best known charities.


Our client is the UK's leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and numbers are set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.

Position: National Programmes Manager

Location: London

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: £47,046 actual per annum


Closing Date: 29 September 2016

Interview date: Tuesday 11 October 2016

About the Role:


The role of the department is to provide paid for training and consultancy services on dementia to a range of external client groups. Clients include care homes, healthcare providers and private sector organisations working towards becoming dementia friendly. The services are made up of three key elements: the provision of in-house training, consultancy and public access courses. In a typical year the team facilitates around 300 days of in-house training to customers, reaching over 4,800 delegates with 70% of our clients coming from the social care sector.


Our vision is to offer clients access to a centre of excellence where individuals and organisations can access expertise on dementia education, training and consultancy. Our mission is to deliver training and support to staff across all sectors which provides them with the right skills, knowledge, behaviours and values to support people living with dementia. The focus of each training programme is to place the person living with dementia at the core and focus on the need for staff to deliver person centred care where appropriate.


The department is keen to build on the success of some of its most popular courses with a wide range of learning modules that meet the needs of commissioners from different sectors. A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a National Programmes Manager to help the team achieve its vision of becoming the leading provider of dementia training and consultancy services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


About You:                


Using their knowledge and expertise of the Dementia Care workforce, the post-holder will develop a strategy for new programme development. They will use this strategy to manage and produce high quality learning resources for use by our client's trainers. The post-holder will collate market intelligence to feed into programme development which positions our client's training and consultancy division as the market leader in the provision of dementia training and consultancy across all sectors and regions.


In addition, to aid the process of income generation they will work closely with the Business Account Manager and associate trainers to ensure that training programmes designed meets the needs of paying customers and attract a strong financial return on investment. The successful applicant will also work closely with colleagues to identify and respond to all relevant tender opportunities as they occur and liaise closely with external awarding bodies and sector skills councils to ensure new courses developed lead to accredited qualifications where appropriate.


To ensure courses are best in class the post-holder will work closely with the team of trainers to ensure that all training modules reflect latest thinking on dementia care and reflect the Society’s ethos, vision and values. They will also lead regular steering groups to ensure training programmes are developed to the highest standards and subject to a robust quality assurance process.


Our client is committed to equal opportunities.


You may have experience of the following: National Programmes Manager, Program Manager, Dementia Care, Training, Consultancy, Learning and Development, Health Care, Dementia, Charity, Not For Profit, Training Programmes, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.