Healthcare support staff: a strategy for recruiting, retaining and developing the talent

At the beginning of this year the Trust released 'Healthcare support staff: a strategy for recruiting, retaining and developing the talent'.

TfC pledge signing Jan 2016 (Denise Wills.jpg; Fiona Dalton.jpg; Jo Mountfield) 3

 

The following pledge was signed in January by chief executive Fiona Dalton, chair of staff side Tina Lanning and director of education and workforce Dr Jo Mountfield:

"University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust values its healthcare support staff who are critical in ensuring the high quality care of patients and delivery of services. We are committed to recruiting and developing our support workforce giving them new skills and competencies that will equip them for the future and provide real opportunities for those who wish to progress.

"We support the national strategic frameworks Talent for Care and Widening Participation and will work in partnership to deliver its key strategic intentions through implementing the UHS healthcare support staff: a strategy for recruiting, retaining and developing the talent and the associated implementation plan."

Please read the full pledge and strategy documents for more information.

Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2016