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Skills Coach - Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (national) (5268)

Following the fantastic success of the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care, we are extending the programme nationally. This will involve some travel, currently to the Midlands , London and Cambridge. We are working with the NHS Leadership Academy for the first time and incorporating the prestigious Mary Seacole Award into the programme. You will be part of a fast growing, highly motivated, proactive team engaging with a wide range of employers, apprentices and academic colleagues from across different faculties. You will act as the point of contact for apprentices and employers, providing information, advice and guidance, coaching and support. You will monitor progress against the apprenticeship standard and prepare apprentices for End Point Assessment. You will maintain strong employer relationships, ensuring apprentices make excellent progress in their skills development in the workplace and employers facilitate competence against the apprenticeship standard.


Typically, you will:

Conduct reviews with apprentices and their line managers both in person in the workplace and on-line or by telephone, building productive relationships with both apprentice and employer and identifying any emerging issues at an early stage, providing interventions where required.

Provide the first point of contact for both apprentices and for managers and mentors in the workplace keeping them informed of learner progress.

Coach the learners in developing the skills and behaviours required by the apprenticeship standard and help them to evidence their competence in an e-portfolio.

Conduct Skills Workshops, to prepare the apprentice for the End Point Assessment.

Provide ongoing pastoral support to apprentices as their Personal Tutor, referring to Student Services where necessary.

Liaise with academic teams and support students with their assignments, in particular the workplace projects.

Represent the University in the workplace and provide information, advice and guidance.

The ideal candidate should have:


experience of teaching/assessing students, apprentices or trainees

experience of leadership and management roles in health and social care, education, industry, or public sector

experience of developing positive and successful relationships with employers

a clean driving licence, be able to drive and also travel by public transport when required

If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you.


To apply, please submit your CV and Covering Letter via our application portal. For informal enquiries, please contact Helen Walker (Programme Manager, Apprenticeships Unit) on


Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.

Hybrid working is offered for this role.  The nature of the role requires presence on campus at certain times of year, but at other times you will be able to complete some work remotely. We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations throughout the application process.

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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Business and Law
  • Salary:
    Grade 7 (£32,348 to £36,386) until 31/07/23 an additional 2% will be paid (£32,995 to £37,114)
  • Closing Date:
    15 August 2022
  • Contract Type:
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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