- Portfolio Manager
- NHS AfC: Band 8c
- 18.75 hours per week
- Tavistock Centre
- £68,554 - £79,374 per annum including HCAS (Pro-rata)
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The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health services and psychological therapies for children and their families, young people and adults.
We are committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. We bring a distinctive contribution based on the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people’s lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health
We contribute to the pool of ideas through our own research and development, but are also committed to bringing together the best ideas of the time, old and new, from inside and out, together with the most gifted and able professionals in our fields of endeavour. We aim to share our ideas and practice through as many routes as possible.
As a Trust we aim constantly to be evolving in nature and form in relation to the environment in which we work, to ensure that our contribution remains relevant.
TAVISTOCK AND PORTMAN NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
Department of Education and Training
120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA
Training Portfolio Manager, Social Care, Leadership and Management
Band 8C AfC: £68,554 - £79,374 including HCAS (pro-rata)
5 sessions - 18.75 hours per week
The Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health Trust with a focus on Training and Education alongside a full range of Adult, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Psychological Therapies. The Trust is committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. Our contribution is distinctive in the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people’s lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health.
The Trust has a national brief for training in the mental health professions, social care, education and forensic services across the age range. The Trust is committed to developing new training initiatives to meet the needs of a modern health and social care sector, and is responsive to policy and initiatives from government and other relevant agencies. It is committed to the expansion of training opportunities for professionals from all communities and social classes and to their continuing personal and professional development.
The Trust is entering an exciting phase of development in education and training and this role will make a significant contribution to these developments.
We are looking to recruit a highly experienced, innovative and enthusiastic Portfolio Manager for our Social Care, Leadership and Management Portfolio. This is a key role alongside four other Portfolio Managers, the Associate Deans and the Director of Education and Training/Dean of Postgraduate Studies in further developing our training offer through the operational management and strategic development of the Trust’s education and training portfolio.
Portfolio Managers are responsible for the delivery of high quality teaching and an excellent student learning experience within their portfolio. They are operationally responsible for managing the delivery of the training programmes and the staff allocated to the portfolio. In addition they have a key strategic role in developing new business opportunities and need to be externally facing, engaged with relevant professional and workforce developments in relation to their area of delivery and have the capacity to translate these developments into high quality Trust provision.
The Tavistock has ambitious plans to develop its training and education provision across the UK and internationally and to diversify its offer, reaching new sectors, in line with its strategic objectives.
Key duties and responsibilities
This role will provide the day-to-day management of all face to face, online and blended learning training programmes and of staff. The role holder will oversee existing academic and short course programmes as well as the introduction of new learning and development programmes.
Identification of opportunities, design and planning
- Identify opportunities for existing and new developments to extend the Trust’s reach nationally and internationally providing transformational learning.
- Work with colleagues across the Trust and partner universities to design and plan new provision.
Excellent student experience and high quality delivery
- Coordinate and manage the delivery of all programmes within the portfolio, including validation, periodic review and professional and sector- led inspection, ensuring a high quality of student experience.
- Develop excellent relationships with internal colleagues and external stakeholder groups.
- Operationally manage and motivate a team of course leads to support the delivery of the portfolio of programmes.
Continuous improvement and innovation
- Ensure programme provision remains relevant and meets the needs of a modern, evolving health and social care workforce.
- Work with partners and employers to develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. Candidates suitable for shortlisting will be contacted within three weeks. If you have not heard from us within this time then you have not been successful on this occasion
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Further details / informal visits contact
For further information contact Brian Rock, Director of Education and Training / Dean of Postgraduate Studies or Paul Dugmore, Associate Dean, via PA Isabelle Bratt – 020 8938 2238.
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