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Training Manager – North West Area HQ

Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC)
Liverpool, Merseyside
£37,000 gross per annum + Benefits
Closing date
12 Jun 2022

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Management, Training
Children & Youth, Education
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Training Manager – North West Area HQ

Location: North West Area HQ, RNHQ Merseyside, Liverpool, L3 4DZ

Contract:  Full time, permanent

Salary: £37,000 gross per annum

Closing Date: 12 June 2022

Interviews: ​W/C 20 June 2022

Application: CV & Supporting Statement

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a leading maritime charity in lifelong learning and personal development and is the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation engaging some 15,000 young people over 400 Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK.  The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Training Manager to work closely with the National Support Centre based Sea Cadet Training Team, in helping create the design and content of training programmes for the Sea Cadets. This exciting role will play a key part in the delivery the ‘Cadet experience’, quality youth development and training opportunities. 

This is a multi-faceted and challenging role, which is vital in improving Cadet retention.

The successful candidate is likely to have experience from a similar training managerial background within the third sector, or will have commercial, educational or military experience which is directly transferable to this role.

Regardless of background, the individual will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work effectively with volunteers and will preferably have experience or knowledge of the youth or community sector. Candidates will also need strong interpersonal and project management skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of stakeholders. A flexible approach to work and working patterns is also necessary.

Key areas will focus on:

  • The Safe delivery of training across the North West/North Wales area
  • Delivery of area activity, camps, events and competitions
  • Line Management of Training Safety Advisors, Training Support Officer and some senior volunteer roles
  • Using the Sea Cadet Syllabus as the vehicle to inspire the highest quality Youth Development

We are a national charity helping to develop lifelong learning skills for the youths of today. With strong links to the maritime sector and Royal Navy. The charity uses the impact of being on the water to change their lives. Offering great flexible work and benefits

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Charlie Bagot Jewitt on 07850 659565 or email

Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without this, we sadly will be unable to consider your application for this role.

A recruitment pack which details more information about the role can be downloaded on our website after clicking apply.​

Closing Date: 12 June 2022

Interviews: ​W/C 20 June 2022

We recognise our responsibilities to safeguard and protect the young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. We do all we can to promote their health, safety and wellbeing, and we expect our staff to share this commitment and work in line with safeguarding policy, the MSSC’s values and ethos of inclusivity. We adhere to safer recruitment practices and therefore employment is subject to detailed pre-employment checks for successful candidates, including references and criminal disclosure checks and the completion of a disclosure questionnaire. All successful applicants are required to attend safeguarding training.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a criminal record check.


We at MSSC are passionate about providing a brighter future to young people nationwide and to seafarers, wherever they may be.

MSSC’s vision of being the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning aligns these two great charities under a common cause – to support all of our beneficiaries so they can achieve their best potential, whatever path they choose.

For the Sea Cadets, this means: inspiring and supporting the next generations through nautical adventure so they can realise their potential and grab a better future.

For the Marine Society, this means: Enabling seafarers with the right tools to get to where they want to be through learning and self development.

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0207 654 7051
202 Lambeth Road
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