10 HR Annual Report

HR Annual Report
Lynn Lane
Director of Human Resources
January 2008
(Agenda item 10)
Change of Direction
Moving the HR Directorate forward from
Personnel to Strategic HRM
Providing pro-active HR Service delivered
through systems and process aligned to
Trust objectives
The Last Year ..
Employment Services:
• Review of expertise and capability within the existing
team in order to change direction and focus from
personnel to HR.
• Change of service to managers from reactive to proactive
• Clearer focus, direction and management of all case
load work eg disciplinaries, sickness absence, with
clear action plans and timescales identified at the
• Service redesigns
• Management of employee relations activities
The Last Year ..
Strategic Workforce Development
• Establishing a comprehensive Trust-wide workforce
strategy aligned with current operational and future
strategic planning for the Trust
• Scoping programme to meet EWTD 2009
• Input into workforce implications with SHA and PCT re
Emergency care and Older workforce
The Last Year ..
Learning & Development Service
• Review of the service completed with alignment of
provision to Trust objectives
• Key curriculum initiatives launched based on national
occupational standards for staff bands 1-4
• Management and Personal Effectiveness initiatives
• Review of management development programmes in order
to deliver new training modules in 2008/09
• Clinical Skills initiatives
The Last Year ..
• Complete review of all recruitment and selection
activity in order to improve service provision
• New Induction Scheme launched
• ESR Manager Self-Service successfully piloted
 Improved HR Reporting via Board and Quarterly
 Business case for electronic rostering approved
 Continued development of childcare services
 Completion of first phase of diversity training for all
managers in the Trust
The Last Year ..
Medical Staffing
• 20 new Consultants successfully recruited
• Administered the MMC (MTAS) recruitment for Medicine
for the Peninsula
• Adminstered the MMC (MTAS) starters for RD&E
• Successfully re-banded 4 rotas for EWTD 2009
compliance, saving in excess of £250k
• Successfully upgraded 4 non-career grade doctors to
Associate specialist and Staff Grade levels
• Commendation received from the Deanery for the
contribution made to the Specialty Training recruitment
The Last Year ..
Occupational Health:
Implementation of MMR vaccination for new healthcare
 Review of counselling activity
 Resources re-aligned to support new RD&E induction
• Offering OH assistance to local and national businesses
 Devon Partnership Trust contract continuing
 Ongoing discussion re proposals with Devon Primary
Care Trust to manage Devon-wide provision of OH
 Extension of services offered to the Faculty of Health &
Social Work, University of Plymouth
The Future ..
Directorate Vision:
To deliver high quality, cost effective and
professional services that make a real
difference to the organisation.

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