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Education Manager - CPPD and Apprenticeships

Job Reference: 195-21-359-LJBA

South Central Ambulance Service
195 17 N Clinical and Higher Education
Bicester, Oxfordshire; Newbury, Berkshire; Whiteley, Hampshire
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual for a 12-month fixed term contract/secondment as Education Manager (Apprenticeships and CPPD).

The successful applicant will we responsible for managing, developing and expanding the organisation’s apprenticeship provision. They should have an understanding of apprenticeship processes as well as knowledge and experience of dealing with Ofsted and the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) alongside exemplary organisational skills and attention to detail. They will be required to contribute to local, regional and national apprenticeship working groups.

In recent years, SCAS has seen an increase in CPD and Workforce Development funding opportunities. The successful post holder will be responsible for managing this portfolio, liaising with external stakeholders such as Health Education England and Education Partners. They must have a proven ability to manage budgets on a day-to-day basis.

The post offers opportunity to get involved in various ongoing education projects both locally, regionally and nationally.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate outstanding communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal) and must work well under pressure and to strict deadlines remaining calm, focused and approachable.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a panel interview and interactive / demonstrable process.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Caroline Robertson, Senior Education Manager on

Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

The government has announced that from 1 April 2022, all frontline NHS staff, health and social care workers, and volunteers working in England who have face-to-face contact with service users, will need to provide evidence that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are medically exempt.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets). Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve. Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview.

As well as standard NHS benefits like generous holiday entitlement and an excellent pension scheme, we offer lots of extras for our staff. You can find out more information here –

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