June 2016

Hello and welcome to our June newsletter.

Inside this month's edition; 
  • Introduction from our HPMA London Development Director
  • HPMA Awards upcoming
  • Annual NHS Confederation Event 
  • Forthcoming events
  • Recent events
  • Partner events
  • Jobs board
A word from our HPMA London Development Director – Rachael Tyler
These are exciting times for HPMA London Academy as we are 3 months into delivery of our new development programme working with a number of existing and new providers, delivering varied and stimulating events. Please continue to provide us with as much feedback as you can so we continually shape the program to deliver your needs. In addition we are currently working on the final design of the AsPire program at developing our future Deputy and Associate Directors. We will formally announce the program shortly and we will be inviting applications throughout the month of August.
Finally, i am holding two scoping events with Senior HR/OD practioners on the development of the new network. I have been struck by the enthusiasm and creative thinking on this and look forward to finalising arrangements for the network. 
Kind Regards,
Rachael Tyler - Development Director, HPMA London Academy

HPMA Excellence in HRM Awards 30/06/16
As you may already know, its that time of year once again. Time to celebrate all the many ways HR/OD colleagues have made a difference to their staff, patients and organisations.
This year the Annual HPMA Awards will be held at The Park Plaza Hotel, in Westminster Bridge.
We wish all the shortlisted entrants the best of luck but of course we particularly look forward to a good showing from our London entrants. 
If you're going to the celebration, have a great evening! We look forward to giving you lots more information about the winners and shortlisted entries in our next newsletter.
If you didn't enter this year, maybe you could share the good work of your teams at next year's Awards?  

Annual NHS Confederation Event 16/06/16
HPMA colleauges were glad to have an opportunity to discuss workforce and people management issues with NHS leaders during the exhibition at the NHS Confederation annual conference this month in Manchester.
We discussed with delegates what makes a great people manager in the NHS and asked visitors to our stand to think about a manager in their career who had allowed them to flourish- and then post their name on a pink post-it note on our giant HPMA logo to thank them and APPRECIATE them!


Forthcoming Events
HPMA/CIPD/Bevan Brittan Speed Meet Event 12/07/16 - Only a few places available 
Come along to our career speed-meet event and learn how to advance in your career by talking to Workforce leaders within the NHS and Private Sectors.You will have an opportunity to make your way around each table and quiz each Workforce Leader on how to advance in your career.
Tables include:
  • Teresa Hickman, Head of HR at DeBeers
  • Caroline Nugent, Director of HR and OD for OneSource (shared services corporate function service for 3 London Boroughs)
  • Ali Mohammad, Director of HR and OD at Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Sally Storey, Director of HR at Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Terry Roberts, Director of People and OD at Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Craig de Sousa, Director of HR at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
  • Jodie Sinclair, Partner, Bevan Brittan
  • Rachael Tyler (nee Moench), Development Director, HPMA London and former HR Director
The event will be introduced and facilitated by Julia Tybura, CIPD London Lead Facilitator and MD of Zenon Consulting. 
Fast-track Coaching skills - Fully Booked
Facilitator:Jeremy Lazarus, the Lazarus Consultancy Ltd
Date: Monday 11th July, 09.30 to 13.30 and 14.00 to 17.30
This workshop is designed to provide a framework for coaching conversations, whether as a coach or a manager and develop coaching skills, doing ‘laser’/fast-track coaching.
Facilitator:Future Now Development ltd
Date: Monday 4th July, 09.30 to 16.30
This workshop is designed for those who have experience of working with groups but who have not had formal training in group dynamics and facilitation skills. It would be suitable also for those seeking a refresher in facilitation skills.
Facilitator:Peter English
Date: Thursday 7th July, 13.00 to 17.00
This course is for you if you suspect that in the past you may have been ‘squeaky clean but outmanoeuvred’ or if you have never really thought about organisational politics and recognise that this is starting to limit your effectiveness or career development.
Facilitator:Capsticks LLP
Date: Thursday 7th July, 09.30 to 13.00
This workshop is designed to update understanding of the legal issues that arise in the management of sickness absence and refine knowledge of the pitfalls and the practical steps that you can take to avoid them.

We have some great events coming up.
All of these are already booked but you can still put your name on the reserve list in case a place comes up nearer the time.

 Recent Events

This month, Joanne Spencer delivered a great workshop on Leading and Managing Successful Change, helping participants think through what neuroscience can tell us about change and how this helps us prepare and lead people through change processes.
What they thought? 
"Networking, interactive nature of session, hearing challenges that other organisations face.
"The neuroscience part was fascinating, the change models were also very useful and the general table discussions. Joanne's delivering of the subject matter was great
"I found it useful discussing the SCARF model with peers and hearing about practical tools such as the circle of influence. I liked that the trainer gave lots of real examples to support the theory."
Dr Keith Holdaway devilered an insightful session, combining some of the finer points of metric analysis on real life case studies. Kindly hosted  by DACBeachcroft
What they thought?
Presenting data - fast but funny and got the message across about demonstrating a trend over a suitable period. Reading and interpreting the variance report was a confidence boost Recognising unquantifiable benefits and HR limitations on expressing them
The group work was very helpful as I do struggle with understanding numbers. Also the trainer was very good in terms of not putting anyone on the spot as I was worried about this before attending. The training had an informal atmosphere which again helped to relay my fears of the subject matter.
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Lucinda Carney gave a wonderful demonstration of making a positive impact. Kindly hosted by Moorfields Hospital 
What they thought?
It was good to know the influencing approaches, and the effects when they are not properly used (Disempowering), or when they are properly used (Empowering). Also, I believe the workshop focused on the theme, which is 'Creating a Positive Impact'.
"Networking and I really liked the Enrich your Influencing Styles model which I will definitely be referring to in the future." 

Partner Events
Working with staff and teams in conflict – a new approach
2-day workshop, 8th - 9th November, London
Conflict at work is on the increase and with the resulting impact on staff morale, grievance procedures, bullying and harassment and quality of patient care, the consequences can be costly and time consuming. 
This two-day workshop applies the unique Tavistock approach to the problems of working with staff and teams in conflict, and with seemingly ‘dysfunctional’ teams. 
The workshop is aimed at HR and OD practitioners who are tasked with solving these seemingly intractable problems.  The session will give practitioners new and valued skills to build the capability of their organisations.
Price: £650, this unique 2-day workshop has been discounted for HPMA members.

Jobs Board
Job Title: Workforce Transformation Programme Implementation Lead
Employer: North West London Central London Clinical Commissioning Group
Department: Workforce and Organisational Development
Location: 15 Marylebone Road, London. NW1 5JD
Salary: 8b (£53,030 - £64,045 including High Cost Allowance)
For further information regarding this role please CLICK HERE
Or alternatively please email: Delvir Mehet
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