In the newsletter this month we welcome new President Dean Royles, hear from two new branch vice-
The Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) would like to thank all our generous sponsors for their encouragement and commitment to healthcare human resources.
Each of these sponsors helps to make it possible to put on these awards, which recognise and reward the contribution that HR professionals across the UK are making in front line services.
Capsticks is the UK’s leading specialist healthcare law firm. Our national Employment Team of 50 specialist lawyers, along with our unique HR Advisory and Consultancy Services, advise healthcare clients across the country, including NHS provider and commissioning organisations, national advisory bodies and independent healthcare providers. We have the skills and experience to help you achieve your goals, because we know the healthcare business inside out. At a time of continuing pressure on workforce leaders in healthcare to deliver both savings and quality, we are helping them and their organisations by providing innovative and cost-effective legal solutions. www.capsticks.com/expertise/health-and-social-care/employment/
The Social Partnership Forum brings together NHS Employers, NHS trade unions, NHS England, Health Education England, NHS Improvement and the Department of Health. Its role is to discuss, debate and involve partners in the development and implementation of the workforce implications of policy. Effective partnership working brings important benefits for both employers and staff and can have a positive influence on the patient experience. A growing body of evidence demonstrates that the best performing organisations have staff who are engaged with their employer and motivated by the work they do. www.socialpartnershipforum.org
DAC Beachcroft is the legal firm of choice for health and social care, with the largest health employment and pensions team nationally. We were named legal adviser of the year - public sector at the 2013 and 2014 Health Investor Awards. What sets us apart is our in-depth understanding of the challenges faced by HR Directors and their teams within health and social care and our ability to provide commercial, innovative and practical answers to a wide range of issues. "Exceptional employment practice celebrated for its expertise in matters related to large reorganisations and restructurings…. A very good team that gets results and offers good response times" Chambers UK 2015
Academi Wales was established in June 2013 as the Welsh public service's centre for leadership excellence. Academi Wales provides access to cutting edge development opportunities for all public service leaders and managers, building capability, capacity and collaboration to deliver the best public services for Wales. www.academiwales.org.uk
Guardian Jobs In Guardian Jobs we work with some of the biggest names in healthcare. From world leading healthcare organisations, NHS trusts, to local practices, we understand the needs of the health sector. We know how to find the best candidates for your organisation, from nurses and academic posts to chief executives alongside strategies around branding and attraction. There were over 28 million visits to Guardian Jobs in the last year. One million job seekers are active on our platform every month. Almost half a million aspiring candidates receive our fortnightly emails. There is no better place to tell your story, and speak to the audience that matters to you.
HealthSectorJobs is a recruitment marketing company working directly with leading healthcare employers to reduce their dependency on temporary agency staff through the direct recruitment of healthcare professionals. We are a single source for employers looking to develop and implement direct hiring strategies. We simplify the digital advertising landscape for our customers, while still embracing traditional methods of recruitment advertising. Our products and services include recruitment events, online recruitment & microsites and digital marketing. To learn more about our products and services visit www.healthsectorjobs.com
We partner with organisations to offer staff access to affordable borrowing with repayments taken directly from salaries – all at no cost, or risk to their employer. Staff also access online content in the form of videos, podcasts and blogs to help improve their financial resilience. Research led, Neyber believe financial wellbeing is a vital component of any wellbeing strategy to drive staff engagement, increase productivity and reduce stress.
NHS Improvement www.improvement.nhs.uk
University of Bradford is a centre of excellence for teaching and research, harnessing technology for the good of society through our academic themes of advanced healthcare, innovative engineering, and sustainable societies. Our students learn from academic experts who are shaping the future of their sectors, in world class facilities. Strong links with industry leaders ensure all students gain real world practical
experience. This outstanding provision means our graduates are global in their perspective, capable in their abilities and highly employable.