Head of Digital and Short Course Portfolio
We are looking to recruit a dynamic and creative social worker or nurse with experience in managing the delivery of education and training. Working with a committed, small team and a wide range of teaching faculty, the post holder will oversee the portfolio of digital and short courses which vary in content, delivery format and length, including bespoke commissioned training. The role also includes working with external stakeholders to identify areas of new development to complement the existing provision to the health, social care and education workforce.
Heads of Portfolio will need to engage with the external environment especially in relation to the relevant professional and workforce developments in their area of delivery to map relevant clinical and other employment pathways in all related sectors. The post holder will have the capacity to translate these developments into high quality Trust provision, working with the Head of Digital and Library Services to develop and deploy a range of blended delivery models, taking an active role in the implementation of the Trust’s commitment to digital approaches in all our provision.
The Trust is committed to building an inclusive, fair and diverse health and care system and a workplace where belonging, equity, diversity and inclusion are treasured and we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds and other underrepresented groups.
The Head of Portfolio will play a key role, reporting to the Director of Education, in the line management and operational delivery of the Trust’s education and training provision. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality teaching and an excellent student learning experience and learner outcomes. They will be operationally responsible for staff within the portfolio. This will include the line management of staff to ensure adherence to organisational policies, procedures and processes and to deliver consistent educational provision that meets learner and organisational sponsor outcomes and the delivery of the education and training programmes. The post holder will be required to work closely with the Directors of Education to manage the resources of the portfolio ensuring efficient and accountable financial planning and implementation.
Developing effective relationships with key post holders in the Division and working closely with the Trust’s academic partners, professional organisations and professional accrediting bodies i.e. AFT, BPC, HCPC and BPS will be an integral part of the role. The post will include responsibility for identifying and escalating issues and risks to the Directors of Education and advancing plans for the mitigation of risk.
The Tavistock and Portman is caring, compassionate and committed co-creating the care and training we offer. We are passionate about the quality of our work and committed to openness, the use of evidence and the application of improvement science. We value all our staff, are concerned for their wellbeing, and seek to foster leadership, innovation and excellence in our workforce. We embrace diversity in our workforce and work to make our services and training as accessible as possible. We have made a firm commitment to being and anti-racist, anti-homophobic and anti-transphobic organisation. We work with others, in the UK and internationally, who share our values and can enable us to achieve our mission.
The Trust has a national brief for training in the mental health professions, social care, education and forensic services across the age range. In 2020 the Trust was the first NHS body successful in obtaining registration with the Office for Students (OfS). Its academic awards are validated by university partners, mainly the University of Essex. The Trust develops and delivers training initiatives that meet the needs of a modern health and social care sector and is responsive to policy and initiatives from government and other relevant agencies.
If you would like a further discussion on the role, in the first instance please contact our executive search partner Finn McNulty at Hunter Healthcare on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07966 006091.
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|25th September||Job closes|