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Decision details

Workforce Development Plan

Decision Maker: Staff Governance Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee resolved:-

(i)         to approve the Workforce Plan and the actions contained within it including the revisal of the Performance Review and Development Scheme (PR&D) including the incorporation of the Capability Framework to take effect in the current PR&D year 2019/20;

(ii)        to note that the introduction of the Capability Framework to PR&Ds would form a part of the assessment of overall performance of an individual within their role and help to identify strengths as well as capability gaps that need to be addressed;

(iii)       to note that the Chief Officer (Organisational Development) would work with Trade Union colleagues in updating current PR&D guidance;

(iv)       to instruct the Chief Officer (Organisational Development) to make those amendments necessary to PR&D and to remove the stipulation that to receive an increment under the Local Salary Progression Scheme you could not be undergoing an absence management process;

(v)        to note that the capability framework would be used to support internal recruitment and movement of staff;

(vi)       to instruct the Chief Officer (Organisational Development) to develop a new approach to the internal movement of staff which would aim to mitigate the future continued use of VSER payments and to report back on this approach in October 2019; and

(vii)      to approve the utilisation of the approved corporate training budget in line with the workforce development plan.

Publication date: 21/06/2019

Date of decision: 18/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/06/2019 - Staff Governance Committee

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