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Training & Learning Programme Manager

Healthy Me Healthy Communities Ltd

Posted: 14/01/2021

Deadline: 10/02/2021

Compensation: £26,000 FTE (actual £15,600 per annum)

Part-time Fixed term / contract

Job description

Post: Training and Learning Programme Manager

Salary: £26,000 FTE, actual salary £15,600 pa

Working hours: 3-days per week (22.5 hours)

Location: TBC with flexibility on locations in Manchester and home

Position type: Fixed term until October 31st 2021 with intention to make permanent subject to revenue

Other details:

  • 5% employer pension.
  • 15 days holiday rising 1 day per year to a maximum of 30 days, plus 8 statutory bank holidays.
  • Plus 1 leave day for employee birthday and 1 wellbeing day accompanied by £100 wellbeing budget.
  • Sick-pay is 4-weeks full-pay, 4-weeks half-pay followed by statutory sick pay (subject to satisfactory probation period).
  • Access to ‘Health Assured’ employee assistance programme for health & wellbeing support.

Equal Opportunities:

HMHC strives to be an equal opportunities employer and celebrates diversity and is committed to developing a diverse team. We welcome applications from people returning to work and may not have continuous employment history.


Healthy Me Healthy Communities is a not for profit social enterprise founded in 2012 making a positive difference to people’s health, lives and local communities. HMHC operates on the principles of coproduction, bringing together a range of partners, resources and assets for achieving positive outcomes in neighbourhoods across Manchester. At the heart of our work is involving people who benefit from our work, believing everyone has the skills and capacity for improving their own, families and communities’ outcomes.

HMHCs’ Strategic Vision is:

“reducing health inequalities together”

So “everyone enjoying a long, healthy and happy life.”

The Training and Learning Programme Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering our learning provision, including accredited and non-accredited courses and external income generating training. The post will be managed by the Operations Manager.

Key-tasks include:

  1. Manage learning provision.
  2. Working with SLT to identify, appraise and develop learning and development opportunities, informing strategic decision-making.
  3. Inducting and supervising tutors delivering HMHC provision.
  4. Delivering accredited learning provision, taking responsibility for learner journey.
  5. Manage the course accreditation process from concept to implementation.
  6. Monitoring budgets and outcomes from internal and external sources (I.e. grants, sales)
  7. Establishing the learning process, setting-up and coordinating course documentation that satisfy external accredited-body requirements.
  8. Registering courses and submitting relevant documents with external learning agencies (I.e. RSPH).
  9. Creating and coordinating marketing and promotion of courses.
  10. Work with SLT and L&D Leadership Team to develop and implement a quality management/improvement framework.

Essential Criteria:

  1. Experience of planning, delivering and evaluating learning provision for diverse groups of people at a range of levels.
  2. Deliver learning provision meeting external curriculum and quality standards.
  3. A recognised teaching or training delivery qualification.
  4. Experience of adult education quality standards and procedures.
  5. Able to organise course documentation, learner files and carry out administrative tasks to a high standard and in line with course requirements.
  6. Able to identify and appraise new opportunities to develop provision, improve learner experience and outcomes.
  7. Project management skills to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.
  8. Experience of managing projects with multiple outcomes.
  9. Excellent administration skills.
  10. Able to engage and motivate people of all backgrounds to participate and become involved.
  11. Passion for supporting people facing social exclusion and inequalities.
  12. Skills to promote and market courses externally to generate income in line with organisational targets and budgets.
  13. Professional attitude and conduct.
  14. Experience of working on own initiative with minimum supervision.
  15. Good practical knowledge and use of IT packages including Microsoft Office, databases, email and social media.
  16. A good standard of education with evidence of professional development.
  17. Entitlement to work in the UK.

All Healthy Me Healthy Communities post-holders must be able to demonstrate their commitment to:

  • Health & Safety
  • Reducing disadvantage
  • Equal opportunities

Our values and expectations

Leadership behaviours (to be assessed at interview)

  1. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results.
  2. To be considerate to others and transparent when making decisions.
  3. Committed to personal & professional development.
  4. Develops clear goals that are consistent within agreed strategies, monitoring progress and results related to their area of responsibility.
  5. Foresees risks and opportunities and allows for contingencies when planning.
  6. Regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff and volunteers.
  7. Monitor and challenge performance and intervening where poor performance exists.
  8. Proposes a course of action or makes recommendations based on all available information.
  9. Identify and share opportunities for service and business development.
  10. Proactive participation in leadership groups and project portfolios.

Application information

  • Please complete and send the HMHC application form and equal opportunities form (optional) (available from ) to Hollie Walsh, by 4pm on Wednesday 10th February 2021.
  • For an informal chat about the role, please email Hollie Walsh, Operations Manager on to arrange a phone call.
  • Postal applications should be sent to c/o Hollie Walsh, Healthy Me Healthy Communities, 18 Granby Road, Manchester, M32 8JA by Wednesday 10th February 2021.
  • Shortlisting expected to be completed by 19th February 2021 with first round interviews held w/c 1st March 2021 (likely to be via Zoom/MS Teams).

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About Healthy Me Healthy Communities Ltd

Healthy Me Healthy Communities is a no for profit social enterprise founded in 2012 making a positive difference to people’s health, lives and local communities. At the heart of our work is involving people who benefit from our work, believing everyone has the skills and capacity for improving their own, families and communities’ outcomes.