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We believe EPIC managers and leaders are critical to our success and as such will offer you a range of opportunities to help you succeed in your current role and support your career aspirations….

EPIC Check In 

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We understand the importance of continuous leadership and management development. In your role you will benefit from ongoing coaching and development.  At least every 3-6 months you will work with your manager through your EPIC Check in to catch up on your long term goals and aspirations.  This will be underpinned by a development plan to ensure we are supporting you every step of the way.

Upskill Programme

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To help you further succeed you will have the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification through our Upskill Programme.  Dependent on your development needs you can undertake a fully funded qualification in areas such as coaching, project management and leadership. Hear about Nichola's Coaching Apprenticeship journey. 

LEAP into Leadership Programme

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If you are a new or aspiring manager you’ll be supported to take the leap into leadership. 

Through this programme you will have access to a mix of engaging content and intensive support to help you in your new role and/or take a leap forward towards the next step in your career. What's more you will receive a nationally recognised ILM qualification and have the opportunity to network with other colleagues and learn from subject experts from across the organisation.

EPIC Manager Programme

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As a new manager and leader joining us and to help you get off to a great start you will be encouraged to attend our EPIC Manager programme. 

Our Programme covers a range of topics from Leading Change, Values Based Recruitment, Inclusive Leadership and Health and Wellbeing. 

Participation in the programme will support you to develop the skills, knowledge and EPIC behaviours to successfully lead and manage our people. But don’t just take our word for it, here's what some of our recent attendees had to say…..

“I was given valuable information, techniques and takeaway tools for me to implement our EPIC values in everyday life”

“It helped to build confidence and acquire useful techniques by learning from more experienced colleagues.”

“The EPIC Managers training is a unique opportunity to meet other managers from different business area of the Council”

EPIC Manager Micro-learns

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To complement our EPIC manager programme we also offer a range of Micro-Learn sessions. Micro by name but mighty in content these bite-sized sessions last no longer than an hour….

These interactive bite-sized sessions look at specific elements and theory of the EPIC manager programme. Internal and external subject matter experts from across the organisation provide updates and create a forum for discussion on best practice, covering topics such as Digital Wellbeing, Active Working and Menopause for Managers.