Development and Progression
The Sky's The Limit
Training and Development for Doctors and Dentists
If we offer you a role with us, it's because we believe you're
the best person for the job. But we're also looking for people who
want to improve and develop new skills. As we continue to grow and
develop, there will be no shortage of exciting career opportunities
- so we want you to grow and develop with us. Our commitment to
lifelong learning led to Investors In People status in 2008. So
what does that mean for you?
Encouragement and Support
Whichever team you join, you're bound to find a friendly and
supportive environment - the best climate for you to develop new
skills and expertise. Your manager will advise you on the best
training options to suit your needs, and facilitate access to both
in-house and external course through our organisational and
You'll benefit from the close links we enjoy with a range of
educational partners, including Oldham College, Manchester
Metropolitan University and IT PC, a recognised IT training
organisation. You'll also have access to the resources of our own
well-stocked library and interactive intranet, which includes a
course calendar and staff discussion forums.
When you join us, you'll have a full induction, which explains
everything you need to know about processes, procedures and your
working environment. This will be updated annually.
As excellent customer service is important in any role, every
member of staff will undertake some Quality training. You'll also
undertake a Skills For Life assessment, which focuses on broader
skills that aren't just job-specific and can lead to further
Whatever your role, you'll need to be IT literate. That's why we
offer a wide range of in-house IT qualifications, from beginners to
Tailored Personal Development
Everyone's training and development needs are different. We'll
devise a unique Personal Development Plan to make sure you're
offered the opportunities that best suit you. As you develop, so
will your plan. Regular appraisals and one-to-one sessions with
your manager will allow you to talk about your needs and ambitions,
and help us to know you're happy.
A Wealth Of Knowledge
From the 250-year heritage of Manchester Royal Infirmary to the
brand new Children's Hospital, whether you're studying or
practicing medicine here you'll have access to the greatest
concentration of specialised medical care in the North West - and
all the knowledge that comes with it.
Undergraduate Medical Education
The new Education North building on the Academic Campus was
opened in 2009. A perfect base for medical students, it features
clinical skills areas and networked computers. Dedicated staff
organise teaching, examinations and pastoral support for
As a Trainee, you can be assured that we will deliver all the
requirements of the Postgraduate Medical Education & Training
Board (PMETB) approved curriculum. We'll support you to acquire all
the skills and experience you need through a thorough induction and
ongoing educational supervision.
Your workload and hours will be tailored to provide you with
time to learn, and your education and training plan will be devised
using transparent processes which make it totally clear who is
responsible for supporting you at every stage.
Ongoing Postgraduate Medical Education
If you join us as a fully qualified Doctor or Dentist, your
journey of knowledge and discovery is far from over. Thanks to our
Medical Education and Library Services and the purpose-built
Education Centre, you'll have access to all kinds of innovative
opportunities for further information, education and training.