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Foundation Programme for New Managers and Supervisors


Please note that the programme has been suspended until further notice.  In the meantime you will find a range of relevant resources at the foot of this page, including the presentation material and programme workbook.


Course overview:

This programme introduces the new manager or supervisor to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde through a series of brief interactive presentations.

The programme also,

• encourages networking opportunities

• explicitly signposts additional management development provision

• encourages ongoing personal development

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the programme you will be able to,

  • describe the vision and values of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
  • support and develop your workforce through induction and Personal Development Planning and Review
  • define your responsibilities in managing Health and Safety
  • understand your role in countering fraud in the health service
  • articulate the effect of Equality and Diversity on all aspects of the manager’s role and its impact on the organisation
  • outline your role and responsibilities in relation to Staff Governance and Information Governance
  • understand our Partnership arrangements with Trades Unions and Professional Organisations
  • access further detailed information on a range of HR polices and processes (including, Clinical Governance, Financial Governance, SSTS, Staff Health and Wellbeing, Occupational Health)

Course provider:

Learning and Education Team.

Who should attend:

Newly appointed managers and supervisors in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde who have responsibility for managing NHSGGC staff in their teams.  This includes managers employed in integrated Health and Social Care Partnerships who are not directly employed by NHSGGC.


Attendance should be discussed with your line manager as part of your overall induction plan.

Duration: 1 Day

KSF Links:

  • C1 - Communication
  • C2 – Personal & People Development
  • C3 - Health, Safety & Security
  • C5 - Quality
  • C6 - Equality & Diversity
  • G6 – People Management

Tutor Led Course:

To book a place on the course, please use the eESS Learner self-service facility.  From the Learner Home page, enter the course name in the box at the top of the page to see all available dates.  You can also use keywords to search for courses.  Remember to have your eESS user id and password available to access the system. 


Suspended until further notice.


Guidance on how to search for Learning and Development on eESS OLM can be found here.

Full access to all Standard Operating Procedures and e-learning videos is available via:


If you need any information on specific course content, the venue or booking process, please do not hesitate to contact Learning and Education Support Team on 0141 278 2700 (Option 3).


Power Point Slides

Please click here to access Foundation Programme for New Managers and Supervisors slides.



You will find the Workbook here.  The Workbook provides summary information on each topic along with further specific resources and contact details.  An induction checklist reflecting moving into a management role is also provided.

Last Updated: 18 March 2020