Career development

Grow with us

We're passionate about the learning and development of our people. Everyone has the chance to talk to us about their development so they can reach their full potential and have the career they’ve always dreamed of. Every colleague has the chance to grow and develop their career with us and achieve their career aspirations.

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We’re keen on upskilling our future workforce, and we hire several Apprentices each year who embark on formal Apprenticeship programmes while working full-time with us. We pay our Apprentices the Real Living Wage too, and will support with paying for driving lessons if it’s needed for their role.

Blended learning

We offer several different ways to learn and develop your skills. Whether it be through face-to-face training, online e-learning modules, in-house training programmes or external courses, everyone who works at One Manchester gets the support they need when they need it.

Professional qualifications

We support the professional growth of our colleagues by offering opportunities to complete relevant qualifications, to help them improve their skills or help them prepare for career progression.

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Lead from the HEART

Our managers and leaders have an important role to play in shaping our culture and creating a positive work environment. Our Lead from the HEART programme has been designed to maximise their impact, help achieve our people promises, and ensure we continue to create a culture that everyone is proud to be part of.