Programme Manager (North)- My Home Life England

Opening Date:
31 May 2023
Closing Date:
25 Jun 2023
Salary Range:


Role Profile
Post: Programme Manager North – My Home Life England
Department: My Home Life England
School: Health and Psychological Sciences
Grade: Grade 6
Hours: 0.4 FTE
Tenure: Fixed-term contract for 1 year

Responsible to: Deputy Director My Home Life England


My Home Life England (MHLE) is part of City, University of London, and connected to an international My Home Life movement. A new strategy has been agreed to significantly increase the reach of the programme. As a result, we are looking for a Professional Support and Development Programme Manager to lead a number of training and consultancy programmes.

Our vision is:

  • To be a leading authority and enabler of positive change in care homes and other care settings across England, through high-quality training, consultancy, research and social action
    Our mission is:
  • To promote positive practice and improve the quality of life for those living, visiting and working in care homes and care home settings.

Our values:

  • We are curious about what works well and why.
  • We are collaborative, inclusive and genuine in the way we work with people.
  • We work to build trust through transparency and an appreciative relationship-centred approach.
  • We have the courage to stay focused and the humility to change.
  • We promote human rights, equality, diversity and inclusion for people who live, die, work in and visit care homes and other care settings.

Job Purpose

The key part of the role is to plan, co-ordinate and deliver a range professional support and leadership development programmes for registered managers and other social care leaders, working closely with the Director and Deputy Director in maintaining and enhancing the external reputation and growth of MHLE.

The post will have strong links with

  • External commissioners of our work
  • Our expanding network of associates and facilitators to ensure high quality training, evaluation and development.

The post holder will have a key role in supporting the implementation of our strategic priorities in particular

  • To improve the quality and growth of training, support and development programmes.
  • To develop and engage in collaborative relationships across the sector with the aim of highlighting and stimulating positive practice, research and innovation to increase influence and positive change at local, regional and national systems-level.
  • To develop and promote community engagement initiatives across generations, care homes, other care settings and within localities.
  • The ability to work flexibly

Main Responsibilities

  • To lead the development and provision of professional support and development programmes on a regional basis, including face-to-face delivery and co-ordination and support of associates and consultants.
  • To support the development and growth of MHLE through creating new relationships and opportunities, preparing costed proposals and managing a pipeline of work.
  • Working with the MHLE team, and in particular the Programme Co-ordinator, to develop our business processes to support and sustain growth.
  • Support the continued understanding and promotion of positive practice in care homes and other care settings through strong connections with social care leaders, collating and sharing examples of positive practice.
  • Supporting the development of the MHLE research strategy, working with the Research Fellow and other team members to support