Location: Online (for UK-wide opportunities, after training in one of the following Academy centres: London, Manchester, Solihull or Edinburgh)

Date: 3 November 2020 (10am – 12.30pm)

Programme: Career Change Programme Insight Event for Returners

The St. James’s Place Academy is partnering with Women Returners to co-host a Career Returners event aimed at introducing returning women to their career change programme into wealth management as a financial planner.

The programme offers an exciting and highly supported pathway into career opportunities within wealth management. St. James’s Place Academy is committed to having a diverse and inclusive work environment and they value the experience and knowledge that a career returner brings to the workplace. Initial training will take place in either London, Manchester, Solihull or Edinburgh, depending on which Academy training centre location is most convenient for you.

Further information on the programme can be found below

The online event will be held on Tuesday 3 November. Join us for a morning of speaker sessions and informal networking, to learn about the Academy’s two-year career change programme. St. James’s Place will highlight the opportunities the Academy has provided to a number of women which has enabled them to take control of their working lives and lead the way, running their own business. You will also benefit from a Women Returners coaching workshop on preparing for your return to work.

Eligibility for the Event

  • The event is aimed at potential applicants for the Academy’s two-year career change programme.
  • This event is focused on women. You may have taken time out for childcare or eldercare, for relocation, or for other reasons. You may have been working on a small-scale basis to fit around your other commitments or have not done any paid work for a number of years.
  • You will have previous financial services experience or transferable skills from outside financial services and an interest in this area.
  • You will hold a valid UK passport or have indefinite Leave to Remain.

Event details

  • Date: Tuesday 3 November 2020
  • Timing: 10.00am-12.30pm
  • Location: Online

To Register for the Event

If you meet the eligibility criteria, please register here

If you have any questions, please email: Gee.Foottit@sjp.co.uk with ‘Returner Event Query’ in the title


  • Only people registered in advance will be able to attend the event.
  • By registering, you are agreeing that St. James’s Place Wealth Management and Women Returners can contact you before and after the event.

About the St. James’s Place Academy Programme

The St. James’s Place Academy provides a career change programme that offers the right candidate an exciting opportunity to build a career in financial planning and wealth management. Whether seeking a new career within an experienced St. James’s Place Practice or the opportunity to establish your own business, their structured and fully funded development programme offers security and flexibility.

These opportunities are best suited to highly motivated individuals with an aptitude for building strong relationships from within their network and the ability to develop new ones. Successful candidates join from a wide range of backgrounds and professions typically with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Upon joining the Academy, you will be surrounded by technical, marketing and training expertise, supported by their established network of knowledgeable and experienced mentors. They will provide you with all the necessary skills and training to ensure you pass all the qualifications to become a successful Financial Planner and Wealth Advice Professional.

Further business development assistance will be constantly available through their Academy management team complimented by the many specialists who operate from their nationwide network of offices.

All of the above collaborate to assist you in the development of an outstanding career as a qualified financial planner working with St. James’s Place Wealth Management, an award-winning, FTSE 100 company.

For more details click this link: St. James’s Place Academy Career Change Programme

About St. James’s Place Wealth Management

St. James’s Place is a FTSE 100 Wealth Management company with £115.7bn of client funds under their management.  They have grown through the ethos of offering quality, face-to-face wealth management advice and commitment to building trusted and enduring relationships with their clients.

The Charitable Foundation

St. James’s Place is extremely proud of The St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation. It is a grant-making charity where funds are raised and donated by the St. James’s Place community. The Company matches all funds raised or donated, pound for pound and since its setup in 1992 they have raised and distributed over £100 million to good causes operating in the UK and abroad.