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Supporting Black and Asian minoritised groups who are managers or aspiring managers looking to progress in their career but are facing blockages and resistance preventing them from doing so. 

The programme has had a significant impact on the participants who’ve taken part over the last 12 years. It’s important to offer opportunities and support to people who are Black or Asian and wish to fulfil their career goals. 

Delivered through blended learning – a combination of self-learning modules and three live online sessions. The programme will provide you with the tools to focus and understand your organisation better to help you shape and influence your career progression.

Gain an increased understanding of who you are, your strengths and your weaknesses and a variety of techniques to help overcome any personal challenges you may have. It will focus on increasing your confidence and self-belief, to allow you to grow and progress to where you want to be in your career.  

It will explore your personal brand, how people perceive you, how you present yourself to others, and your leadership style. 

You will share experiences and ideas with your peers and develop a strong support network. It’s a fantastic opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals and learn from each other.

Registrations close at 17:00 on Friday 27 September 2024. 


One of the best leadership and training programmes I’ve done in my career. We had a safe and supportive space for real conversations and personal development through this leadership and management programme. The support and delivery by the facilitators and programme lead were second to none.

Vhenekayi Nyambayo
Moving Up participant 2019/20


Who is the programme for?

It's for Black and Asian minoritised groups who are leaders or aspiring leaders and want to develop themselves and progress in their career at all levels, in all roles, in all types of social care and health organisations. 

Previous participants have come from local government, social care, commissioning organisations, charities, third sector, nurses and occupational health. Job roles include team leaders, managers, supervisors, deputy managers, care co-ordinators, registered managers, commissioners and social workers.

Learning outcomes

  • learn how to improve your confidence and self-belief.
  • develop and understand your personal brand, how people perceive you and how to raise your profile in your organisation.
  • assess your leadership style and understand how that impacts on the people around you.
  • enhance your leadership skills to become a more effective leader.
  • identify your strengths and weaknesses.
  • gain an understanding of the power of networking.
  • motivation techniques.
  • awareness of how protected characteristics and culture impact practice.
  • gain an opportunity to network and learn with, and from your peers.



Programme dates:

  • Wednesday 16 October, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Wednesday 20 November, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Wednesday 11 December, 09:30 - 16:00

Coffee mornings (via Zoom):

  • Thursday 24 October, 11:00 - 12:00
  • Thursday 28 November, 11:00 - 12:00
  • Tuesday 17 December, 11:30 - 12:30




ADASS members may qualify for a discount - contact your local ADASS. 


Registrations close at 17:00 on Friday 27 September 2024.


Get in touch

If you have any issues or questions please email MovingUp.Programme@skillsforcare.org.uk

If there are a large number of people within your organisation who would like to participate in the Moving Up Programme then you may be interested in having the programme delivered directly into your organisation. If this is of interest to you please email MovingUp.Programme@skillsforcare.org.uk