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Prospective Hosts Information Event 2015 Intake

Mark Humble - Deputy Head, London Leadership Academy Emily Miles Programme Coordinator, London Leadership Academy

GMTS Scheme London

PresenterPresentation NotesWelcome, Introductions, Housekeeping, Timetable etc

GMTS overview: - Types of placement - Key roles & responsibilities - Education Trainee experiences Statement of Commitment Key Dates

What today will cover


It is a leadership development scheme. Trainees are recruited based on their passion for improving patient care and their potential as leaders. They offer a fresh perspective, an inquisitive and open mind and a willingness to take on new challenges. The scheme will boost the skills needed to be a great leader; inspiring others, making informed decisions, and promoting the NHS values.

Types of Placements S


































General Management






) First Placement

(11 months) Flexi (2m)

Final Placement (8 months)

Informatics First Placement

(11 months)

Flexi (2m)

Final Placement (8 months)

HR First Placement (11 months) Flexi (2m)

Final Placement (8 months)

Finance First Placement (8 months) Principal Second

Placement (12 months)

Flexi (2m)

Principal Final Placement (8 months)

Roles & Responsibilities NHS Leadership


Local Delivery Partner (LDP)

Placement Manager

Programme Manager

Trainee Buddy Mentor




NHS Leadership Academy

100 Trainees Nationally London 2013 - 10

4 GM, 3 Finance, 2 Info, 1 HR London 2014 - 16

10 GM, 3 Finance, 2 Info, 1 HR London 2015 - 16

9 GM, 3 Finance, 2 Info, 2 HR

Local Delivery Partner (LDP) Coordinates London Placements Liaises with trainees & managers London GMTS Steering Group: Chaired by Julie Lowe, Chief Executive, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust c.12 members, plus two trainees on rotation - Advises on local policy - Sign-off of placements - Flexi-Placement Panels

London Leadership Academy

They are: First point of contact with trainees PrgMan trainees overall development & wellbeing PlMan develop work plan, line manager, competencies In liaison with LDP Trained by LDP Between main placements: Programme manager should be known to all; retains the

trainee New Placement manager to connect with inherited programme

manager and receive a handover

Programme and Placement Managers

You get a bright trainee free of charge in return Regular performance reviews are key component Ensure development is progressing in line with expectations of Fast-Track Leadership programme Check progress locally and nationally (recorded on performance management system - Geni) Trainees are eligible for pay-uplift at end of Year 1 HR Support is available from the Leadership Academy The Trainee is employed by NHS BSA (Business Service Authority)

Performance Monitoring Process

Scheme Timeline

The Role Undertaken for allocated trainee for the whole of their scheme time Overarching responsibility for the support, training, learning and development of

allocated trainee Enabling a world-class leadership development experience Trained as a Scheme Manager Who are they Successful senior manager working at band 8a or above Based in trainees 1st placement organisation for GIH, based at trainees 2nd

placement for Finance. Working within the specialism of either Finance, General Management, HR or

Informatics Excellent understanding of the workings of relevant internal and external networks Extensive skills and experience of managing and developing people What are their responsibilities Prepare orientation programme Work closely with Placement Manager on Performance Management of trainee Update the online performance management tool Manage quality assurance of placements Monitoring the Placement Manager performance Support trainee in identifying flexi placement and signing off final proposal

Programme Manager

The Role Day to day management responsibility for the trainee Critical to the success of the placement Design, develop and coordinate the trainees work experience and performance Manage the trainees against the schemes high standard and challenging work

objectives Trained as a Scheme Manager Who are they NHS manager working at a Band 7 or above Usually in the same field of work as the trainee Experience of or a good knowledge and understanding of developing fast-track

learners Have a good knowledge of Scheme requirements Up to date Professional knowledge Experience of managing staff Career skills coaching What are their responsibilities Induction into placement and team Day to day support, set key objectives, review progress, performance management Identify robust and relevant training and development opportunities in the workplace Provide formal feedback to the Programme Manager

Placement Manager




Trainees experience patient delivery in a range of organisations

Establish links with various departments and services

Agree a method of feedback

Encourage ideas for service improvement

Trust Departments: e.g. A&E, Walk in Centre, Surgery/ Theatres, Pathology, Portering, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Outpatients, Orthopaedic ward, Geriatric ward, Paediatric ward, London Ambulance Service, Medical Assessment Unit, Cardiology, PALS, Discharge Lounge, Cancer Services, Urology

NHS Organisations: a Mental Health Trust, Monitor, NHS England, CQC, a CSU, a CCG

Places outside conventional NHS secondary care: - GP practices, prisons, charities commissioning NHS services.

Orientation An introduction to: Health and social care viewed through the eyes of the patients, care givers and partner organisations; The nature and pattern of health service delivery and the issues arising; How the NHS operates and how its components contribute to the delivery of health and social care

Trainees should: Directly

Participate Observe Shadow

Two month placement mid-scheme Time out of the NHS (generally), but local Chosen by the trainee Signed off by Programme & Placement Managers Pitched to LDP, Steering Group & Programme

Manager in interview panel Bring in new skills and ideas to the scheme (with no

additional cost to the NHS)

Flexi Placements

1st Placement = operational

2nd Placement = strategic

Job Description and work objectives Stretching, challenging and meaningful placement support Performance Management Knowledge of trainee, scheme, competencies and requirements Trainee supported in development of networks Balancing work level and work load 1:1 Time - Protected time with Trainee and Managers

What makes a good placement?


NHS Leadership Academy

2013 & 2014 Trainees share what

makes a good placement experience

Hear what they think

Statement of Commitment To host a You must commit a General Management First Placement Programme Manager

First Placement Manager Orientation

Informatics First Placement Programme Manager First Placement Manager Orientation

Human Resources First Placement Programme Manager First Placement Manager Orientation

General Management Final Placement Final Placement Manager

Informatics Final Placement Final Placement Manager

Human Resources Final Placement Final Placement Manager

Finance Principal (Second & Final) Placement

Programme Manager First Placement consortium First Placement Manager Orientation Principal Placement Manager

Organisation Commitment

Placement Commitment

Copy and paste boxes below for the number of placements you are applying for (Placement One-Seven)

It isnt mandatory to have already planned your Orientation, but it will help give clarity to the placement you are offering

When applying for a Finance Principal placement, you have to coordinate and design the trainees first placement as well. The earlier you can do this, the better.

Manager Commitment

Key Dates Action 2015 Timeline Application process opens January Attend LLA event for prospective hosts 17th February Submit Statement of Commitment to LLA 4th March Accreditation & evaluation process End of March Shortlisted organisations notified April

Trainees recruited and conditional first placement offered May

2014 Trainees express preference for second placements; followed by best matching and notification of conditional second placement offers


Reconfirm Programme and Placement Manager details with London Leadership Academy By June

Provide orientation plan and job description with trainee and London Leadership Academy