Workforce Planning

Hasca Ltd
Delivery Method: Virtual

Workforce Planning Programme 2020

Overall Aim

To enable leaders and managers in adult social care to identify what workforce they need in their organisation now and in the future to meet their business needs, then how to recruit and retain those workers.

The final outcome is a Workforce and Implementation plan for your organisation.

Who should join?

This programme is for anyone in the Social Care Sector tasked with planning, recruiting and keeping staff.

The programme is based on best practice toolkits and guides produced by Skills for Care. It is made up of 6 half day sessions with work to be carried out between each session.

It starts with practical help on how to produce or update your organisation’s Workforce Development plan and then how to implement it.

The programme includes:

  • How to make best use of available resources and information and support you to produce a tailored and specific workforce plan
  • How to produce an initial analysis based on national and regional data and organisational constraints
  • How to create a workforce action plan including
    • Values Based Recruitment,
    • Finding your Workforce,
    • Keeping your Workforce
    • Succession Planning.
    • Individual and organisational development needs

Session Overviews

Session One – Introduction to Workforce Planning

  • What is a Workforce Plan?
  • Why workforce planning is important for your organisation in the context of adult social care nationally and locally
  • Carrying out a PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental and Legal) analysis
  • Additional information needed to produce a workforce plan that will meet your business objectives as identified in your business plan.

Session Two - Producing Your Workforce Plan

  • The Workforce Planning process of Analyse, Plan, Do, Review
  • Carrying out a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis and include any additional outcomes in a record of the findings from your analysis
  • Use the information collected to form an initial draft of your Workforce Plan & Implementation plan.
  • Understand how value-based recruitment, finding your workforce, retention and succession planning apply to your workforce plan.

Sessions Three to Six, Values-Based Recruitment, Finding Your Workforce, Keeping Your Workforce and Succession Planning will all cover:

  • An introduction
  • Models and Experiences related to the topic
  • A review of your current approach and how this could be improved and any challenges overcome.
  • Updating your Workforce Plan based on decisions made.

In the final part of the 6th session you will review their whole Workforce Plan and Implementation Plan.

Dates available on arrangement

Hasca Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

This programme is based on the SKills for Care Workforce planning toolkit We are running this programme in virtual classrooms and can also develop bespoke programmes for specific organisations if required.
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