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    We support and represent the service by; 

  • acting as a first point of contact for HR issues on an all Wales basis for the Welsh Government, the media, and other external agencies, including trade unions;
  • co-ordinating and representing the interests of NHS employers and continually reinforcing the position of the workforce at the heart of patient care and as an agent for change;
  • collating and conveying the opinions of Welsh NHS Employers in UK discussions on pay and terms and conditions and reporting back on emerging policy;
  • acting as the voice of the NHS employers in Wales and representing their views on all workforce and HR issues relating to the service;
  • project managing complex negotiations relating to All Wales workforce policies and practice;
  • providing secretariat for the Directors of Workforce and OD and Assistant Directors.

Rydym yn cefnogi ac yn cynrychioli’r gwasanaeth yn y ffyrdd canlynol;

  • bod yn bwynt cyswllt cyntaf ar gyfer materion adnoddau dynol drwy Gymru gyfan ar gyfer Llywodraeth Cymru, y cyfryngau, ac asiantaethau allanol eraill, yn cynnwys undebau llafur;
  • cydlynu a chynrychioli buddiannau cyflogwyr y GIG a mynd ati’n barhaus i atgyfnerthu safle’r gweithlu wrth wraidd gofal cleifion ac fel asiant dros newid;
  • coladu a chyfleu safbwyntiau Cyflogwyr GIG Cymru mewn trafodaethau yn y DU ar gyflog a thelerau ac amodau ac adrodd yn ôl ar bolisïau sy’n dod i’r amlwg;
  • bod yn llais dros gyflogwyr y GIG yng Nghymru a chynrychioli eu safbwyntiau ar faterion y gweithlu ac adnoddau dynol sy’n ymwneud â’r gwasanaeth;
  • bod yn rheolwr prosiect ar drafodaethau cymhleth sy’n ymwneud â pholisïau ac arferion y gweithlu drwy Gymru gyfan;
  • darparu ysgrifenyddiaeth ar gyfer Cyfarwyddwyr y Gweithlu a Datblygu Sefydliadol a Chyfarwyddwyr Cynorthwyol.
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Working Differently Working Together

Working Differently, Working Together is the workforce and organisational development framework that supports delivery of Together for Health.

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Employment Policy and Procedures

There are 3 levels of Workforce and OD policies in the NHS in Wales, see what they are and how they affect you.

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Job Evaluation

Job Evaluation (JE) is a key part of the Agenda for Change pay system that covers over one million NHS staff. JE enables jobs to be matched to national job profiles or allows organisations to evaluate jobs locally

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Medical and Dental Workforce

There are three broad categories of employed medical and dental staff in NHS Wales: Consultants, SAS Doctors, and Doctors in Training.

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Consultations

We co-ordinate and develop responses to a wide and varied range of consultations and engagement exercises on behalf of the W&OD community.

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Terms and Conditions

This section contains information on the Terms and Conditions of service for NHS staff in Wales.

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Core Principles

NHS Wales Core Principles describe how we can work together to make sure that what we do, and how we do it, is underpinned by a strong shared common sense of purpose.

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Welsh Partnership Forum

The Welsh Partnership Forum is a tripartite group, sponsored by the Welsh Government.

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Change the nature of the workplace to tackle NHS workforce issues | Peter Molyeux

18 / 3 / 2019 3.38pm

The announcement by the Secretary of State of a raft of measures designed to improve the mental health of NHS staff is an important and welcome one. It is a first step in the NHS making good on the NHS Ten Year Plan's desire to see employers having "a key role to play in supporting their staff to stay well and in work.” Given the higher than average sickness rates in the NHS compared to other public sector organisations, Peter Molyneux, chair of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, explains why it is important that the NHS sets the standard.

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