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Sands is looking to recruit an External Training and Learning Resource Manager to lead our Improving Bereavement Care Team. This exciting and high-profile role is responsible for developing and managing Sands’ improving bereavement care function, which provides training and learning resources for professionals via a team of UK-wide trainers.

The post-holder will also work with the Director of Research, Education and Policy to develop the team’s strategy and objectives, as well as overseeing the development of Sands’ policy positions on bereavement care issues and developing a growing range of bereavement care resources.

With significant experience of creating and delivering national training programmes and learning resources, you will have an excellent understanding of different training and education methods.

As a highly experienced senior manager, you will be able to develop departmental strategies and objectives, and have a proven track record of building good working relationships with key external stakeholders and other internal departments.

A highly effective verbal and written communicator, you will be able to speak at conferences on bereavement-related issues and be able to clearly explain in writing complex issues for a nonmedical audience.

You will need to demonstrate a good knowledge of the structure and organisation of the NHS, and of maternity and neonatal services in particular.

To apply:

Please submit your CV, together with a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the criteria in the person specification to Please also complete the Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form and send this with your application.

Closing date for applications 15th August 2019

Interview Date: w/c 26th August 2019

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications. Interviews will be held at: Victoria Charity Centre, Ground Floor, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB. Telephone: 020 7436 7940.

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