Edward Jenner Programme Wrap-around Support

The South East Leadership Academy are pleased to announce an upcoming opportunity for all receptionists, administrators and aspiring business managers working in Primary Care in the South East region to join a peer network of monthly Learning into Practice sessions while completing the 6-month online Edward Jenner programme to support their work and personal development in the South East Primary Care context.

Programme outline:

The programme consists of two parts:

  • completing the 6-month online Edward Jenner programme
  • participating in monthly facilitated Learning into Practice virtual sessions.

Edward Jenner programme:

The Edward Jenner programme is your first port of call if you’re looking to build a strong foundation of leadership skills that can help enhance your confidence and competence in your role. The programme has been designed to offer flexibility as a suite of online short courses.  For more information about the Edward Jenner Programme, please click here.

Learning into Practice Sessions:

These will involve up to 30 people, with work in smaller groups as well as plenary. Each of the six Learning into Practice sessions will focus on a core theme (see table below) and explore two key topics within this theme.

Each session will have the same format:

  • An overview of Topic 1 in the large group
  • Discussions in small groups (3-4 people) to apply and discuss the topic
  • Plenary discussion in the main group, picking up queries and applying learning abou this topic to your work setting.

Break

  • An overview of Topic 2 in the large group
  • Discussions in small groups (3-4 people) to apply and discuss the topic
  • Plenary discussion in the main group, picking up queries and applying learning aboout this topic to your work setting.

Next Steps and Close

Proposed Dates:

Participant ExperienceEJ Programme Dates Learning into Practice Sessions
EJ Sign-up and Course 03-14 October 2023Wednesday 12th October
09:30 – 12:00

Topics: Developing myself and
my skills
Course 1mid October – mid NovemberThursday 24th November
09:30 – 12:00

Topics: Who am I as a manager
and leader?
Course 2mid November – end DecemberWednesday 11th January
09:30 – 12:00

Topics: Finding and using my
power & influence
Course 3early January – early FebruaryTuesday 7th February
09:30 – 12:00

Topics: Nurturing safety and
trust in teams
Course 4early February – mid MarchThursday 30th March
09:30 – 12:00

Topics: Improving care as a
manager
Closing SessionThursday 27th April
09:30 – 12:00

Who the sessions is for? 

The sessions are open to all receptionists, administrators and aspiring business managers working in Primary Care within the South East region.

Book Your Place

Please be aware that these spaces are limited. It is paramount that you let us know in advance of non attendance, so we can re allocate delegates. Please refer to our Cancelation Policy, as failure to meet any of these commitments will result in a cost to the NHS. A requirement of this programme is for you to engage with and attend all elements, if you are unable to do so please see our stand alone Espressos page for individual sessions.

If your circumstances change and you can no longer attend, please email [email protected]

If you are unable to attend any of the sessions above please register via our Expression of Interest page, this will help us to understand the demand for our programmes and plan accordingly. You will also be notified when we release new dates for this programme.

FAQs

About the Facilitator

The sessions will be facilitated by Dr Jeanne Hardacre, Founding Director of Impact4Health (www.impact4.co.uk), which is a specialist leadership, OD and culture change consultancy.

Among a wide range of NHS teams, Jeanne is supporting several primary care practices, PCNs and practice manager forums with their leadership in a virtual context.

Our Commitment 

We are committed to making our training as accessible as possible (please see our accessibility page for what is currently available), we are aware that there is more that we can be doing. Please do contact us if there are any reasonable adjustments that we can make to support you to be able to attend this session. [email protected]