Inclusion & OD Partner

Expiring today

Recruiter
Health Education and I
Location
Health Education and Improvement Wales, Nantgarw
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Ref
082-AC036-0521
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Established on 1 October 2018, Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) is the only Special Health Authority within NHS Wales. We sit alongside Health Boards and Trusts, and have a leading role in the education, training, development, and shaping of the healthcare workforce in Wales, in order to ensure high-quality care for the people of Wales.

Our key functions include:
  • Working closely with partners and key stakeholders, and planning ahead to ensure the health and care workforce meets the needs of the NHS and people of Wales, now and in the future;
  • Being a reputable source of information and intelligence on the Welsh health and care workforce;
  • Commissioning, designing, and delivering high-quality, value for money education and training, in line with standards;
  • Using education, training, and development to encourage and facilitate career progression;
  • Supporting education, training, and service regulation by playing a key role in representing Wales, and working closely with regulators;
  • Developing the healthcare leaders of today and the future;
  • Providing opportunities for the health and care workforce to develop new skills;
  • Promoting health and care careers in Wales, and Wales as a place to live;
  • Supporting the professional workforce and organisation development profession with Wales;
  • Continuously improving what we do and how we do it.


For more information on this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager, who will be pleased to discuss their employment opportunity with you.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

The organisation also reserves the right to close a vacancy early or withdraw an advertisement at any stage of the process, to enable internal staff requiring to be redeployed in suitable roles.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

THIS POST IS 1 x PERMANENT AND 1 x FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 12 MONTHS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

Inclusion and OD Partner

Established on 1 October 2018, Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) is a Special Health Authority which sits alongside the other Health Boards and Trusts within NHS Wales and has a leading role in the education, training, development, and shaping of the healthcare workforce in Wales, in order to ensure high-quality care for the people of Wales.

Our key functions include:
  • Working closely with partners and key stakeholders, andplanning ahead to ensure the health and care workforce meets the needs of the NHS and people of Wales, now and in the future;
  • Being a reputable source ofinformation and intelligence on the Welsh health and care workforce;
  • Supporting education, training, and service regulation by playing a key role in representing Wales, and working closely with regulators;
  • Providing opportunities for the health and care workforce to develop new skills;
  • Promoting health and care careers in Wales, and Wales as a place to live;

Our Values

Respect For All

- in every contact we have we have with others

Together as a Team

- we will work with colleagues, across NHS Wales and with partner organisations

Ideas that Improve

- harnessing creativity and continuously innovating, and evaluating

BAND: 5

We have an exciting opportunity for two individuals who are passionate about Inclusion and Organisational Development, to join our People, OD and Inclusion Teams. You will be working directly with the Inclusion and Organisational Leads to devise, deliver, research and evaluate Inclusion and Organisational Development activities as required across Health Education & Improvement Wales and externally.

This will involve the planning, preparation, procurement, delivery, assessment and evaluation of blended learning, face to face training and facilitation of both large and small groups of staff, building strong relationships / networks with external organisations, and providing advice to managers and staff on all aspects of Inclusion and OD policies.

Key purpose of role includes:
  • Provide specified pieces of project work that enable HEIW Inclusion and OD to function effectively and support HEIW business plans.
  • Provide Inclusion and OD colleagues with accurate and timely information as required for corporate and other reports for example: Strategic Equality Plan, Annual Equality Plan, Staff Survey Reports and budget spend.
  • Support the People, OD and Inclusion Teams to measure our culture and to ensure corporate and individual learning needs are identified, costed, met and evaluated following approval.
  • Co-ordinate, develop and deliver annual calendar of Inclusion events, training and focus groups with a variety of stakeholders including implementation of HEIW Integrated Equality Impact Assessment (EIA) framework across organisation through delivery of training and coaching for managers to support staff completion of EIA framework.
  • Design and deliver various internal learning, and leadership and management development modules/programmes in line with HEIW policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the delivery of our Compassionate Leadership Programme covering the theoretical and practical application of skills and knowledge topics.
  • Develop bespoke 'how to' management guides to support managers and staff to develop Healthy Working Relationships
  • Development of E-Learning, video and audio podcasts
  • Support the apprenticeship, graduate and intern programmes

Personal Attributes:

Experience of establishing systems and procedures, making improvements where necessary, and creating, delivering and evaluating learning packages using a range of facilitation, coaching and active listening skills is essential.

An understanding of equality and human rights legislative framework, experience of working in an OD and Inclusion function in a multi professional organisation, and previously working in the NHS are all highly desirable.

The post holder will need to be able to handle confidential and sensitive information with confidence and tact.

Being able to speak Welsh is not essential for this role. However, if you would like to learn Welsh, HEIW will support and encourage you to do this.

Location: The base for this post is HEIW, Ty Dysgu, Cefn Coed, Nantgarw CF15 7QQ. On-site parking is available to staff.

To apply for this position please complete the application form on NHS Jobs or Trac. It is essential that your application demonstrates how you meet the job description / person specification for this post.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 13th June 2021

For further details contact:

Emma Kwaya -James, Inclusion Lead (Emma.Kwaya-James@wales.nhs.uk)

Jeremy Ashdown, OD & Leadership Practitioner (Jeremy.Ashdown@wales.nhs.uk)

Applicants requiring Tier 2 Sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome & will be considered alongside all other applications. Non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post. In these circumstances HEIW is unlikely to satisfy the resident labour market test.

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It is essential that your application demonstrates how you meet the job description / person specification for this post.

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK. If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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