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Talk to me about staff morale please.

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DevilishDisasterArea Mon 06-Oct-08 20:19:14

have scarey interview and have to do presentation about something to do with staff morale. where do i start?

umberella Mon 06-Oct-08 20:20:56

is it management you're up for?

DevilishDisasterArea Mon 06-Oct-08 20:21:24

nursey middle management thingy.

umberella Mon 06-Oct-08 20:23:48

someone else will prob know exactly what they're after in reference to that particular job, but if it was me i would talk about using an iterative approach, ensuring everyone felt listened to and valued etc etc. regular appraisals where they can raise training needs...will think some more...

pinkteddy Mon 06-Oct-08 20:26:23

Can you bring the KSFs in somewhere devilish? Sure they were supposed to be about improving morale/staff training needs etc! Can you talk about developments in the trust - do you know the results of your latest staff survey - what were key areas of dissatisfaction etc?

DevilishDisasterArea Mon 06-Oct-08 20:31:30

was thinking along the lines of

annual appraisals and 1:1 meetings identifying training needs/wants

regular unit/department meetings

involvement in change management

Link roles and responsibilities

unit organisation and aim

management point of view - being positive, not bitching about the place, reinforcing the point of being there etc, showing strong leadership

and something about the social side

sound o.k?

DevilishDisasterArea Mon 06-Oct-08 20:32:14

KSf has been binned.
good idea about trust aims.

umberella Mon 06-Oct-08 20:32:20

it's in the bag wink

DevilishDisasterArea Mon 06-Oct-08 20:33:39

oh i do hope so. thanks.
also staff survey - v good point.
rescue remedy at the ready

unfitmother Mon 06-Oct-08 20:42:51

You could mention linking individual objectives to Ward/Dept ojectives which in turn link into Trust Objectives.
Taking action quickly if morale seems low.
Your ideas all sound great - Good luck grin

pinkteddy Mon 06-Oct-08 20:46:43

Have KSFs really been binned? God what a waste of money that was, I can't tell you how many hours I spent trying to put everyone's together (I left the NHS a year ago you can tell!).

All sounds good stuff - hope all goes well with the interview - good luck!

DevilishDisasterArea Mon 06-Oct-08 20:51:20

all sounding v useful.
KSFs sidlined i think because noone could agree on them. no more gateways either.

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