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National Training Manager

Location: National Office, Edinburgh
Salary: £28,085.44 per annum
Hours: Full time
Tenure: Permanent
Closing date: 26th March 2023

How to apply

To view the job description and apply, please complete the online application form on BreatheHR along with attaching your CV and Cover Letter by 26th March 2023.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

If you consider yourself to have a disability, please complete the relevant section within the application pack to inform us of any arrangements that we may make to the interview process.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated. Please don’t delay your application to avoid any disappointment.

About the role

The National Training Manager works with people across Scotland to ensure that as many people as possible get the knowledge and tools they need to address mental health this includes staff within the organisation and externally to other audiences.

Our person-centred approach puts the people we work with at the heart of what we do ensuring they have greater opportunity, can build confidence and social skills, and become more integrated into their communities. By building connections and support around individual needs, our team of nearly 200 staff and 800 members value the lived experience which informs the services we deliver. We look beyond illness by taking a holistic approach that ensures no one faces mental illness alone. They work closely with the Fundraising, Operations, and Services teams to develop, quality assure, manage, and deliver Mental Health courses across Scotland. Delivering to a diverse audience; including staff and as part of our income generation portfolio.

The National Training Manager will continuously evaluate, review, and update materials to ensure that the courses remain consistent relevant, up-to-date and evidence based to ensure the highest quality and best practice in all that we deliver.

They build and maintain connections with other learning providers and stakeholders to call on specific expertise as needed, and to ensure we complement and add value to other available training. This includes working collaboratively with Mental Health UK training provided to schools through our young person’s programmes, including Bloom and Your Resilience.

Who are we looking for

We are looking for an individual with previous experience of developing and delivering training to a variety of audiences and someone who is comfortable cultivating positive working relationships.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Quality and Improvement to support the internal training needs of the organisation and so some previous experience of quality assurance is desirable.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and the charity and are a “Happy to Talk Flexible” employer. Although, it should be noted that this post will largely be based and work in Edinburgh.

If you are passionate about enabling Change Mental Health to deliver a valuable training service to communities and organisations across Scotland and feel your profile matches this role’s criteria, then we want to hear from you!


  • Professional development including funded opportunities.
  • A generous 37 days’ holiday.
  • A 35-hour working week, enhanced sick pay & season ticket loan.
  • A great work life balance with flexible and blended working environment.
  • 24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme providing free legal, financial and medical advice as well as support with life’s challenges.
  • Enhanced sick pay and leave entitlements
  • Paid Mental Wellbeing Days
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Blue Light Discount Card
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