Workforce Development

Achieve success through workforce development.

A skilled and committed workforce underpins and sustains long-term strategic growth and defines your organisation’s uniqueness and ability to deliver high-level service to your customers and stakeholders.

Build staff confidence, knowledge, skills and support employee wellbeing, through our workforce development and training.

  • Safeguarding & Child Protection
  • Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Behaviour & Psychology
  • Working with Children & Young People
  • Mentoring & Coaching

 

How can you use our services?

From the recruitment to the retention of your workforce, we offer a range of training and development opportunities to achieve growth and improve outcomes.

 

Recruitment

Create a safe and inclusive workforce and workplace

Safer Recruitment:

Safe recruitment training to support HR functions deliver safe recruitment

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and helps prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. Our online DBS system provides an efficient checking service meaning employers ensure that they are recruiting suitable people into their organisation.

Safeguarding:

  • Safeguarding and Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Training – it is important that people working with, or responsible for, children and/or adults at risk have a basic safeguarding knowledge. Reassure your stakeholders that there is a process in place and that your organisation actively promotes safeguarding
  • Practical safeguarding support to ensure procedures are in place and that you operate in a safe and inclusive environment.

Equality & Diversity: eliminate discrimination, create equal opportunities and develop good working relationships between different people.

  • Cultural awareness training & support of ethnic minority groups.

  • Special Educational Needs and Disability awareness training - advice and guidance, intervention and supervision to support Autism, Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment, Learning

    disabilities e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia.

  • English as an Additional Language support - With our support you can develop your inclusive practice in order to welcome and celebrate the cultural diversity of your workforce and ensure that your EAL staff are engaged and motivated.

 

Retention

Increase understanding, support staff wellbeing and improve staff productivity

Staff Wellbeing: Ensure you have the correct understanding and support in place to help your workforce perform to their highest potential. We offer training and support to cover: Anxiety, Resilience, Emotional logic, Coaching & Mentoring, Stress Management, Team Building, Collaborative Problem Solving, and Loss & Bereavement.

Workforce Disability Assessment: Identify the impact an individual’s disability, health condition or workplace environment is having on their ability to undertake their role.

Employee Case Work: Supporting staff and line managers with implementing adjustments in the workplace.

 

Other business support services

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - ensure you are compliant

Event Management  - Take the stress out of planning conferences and meetings, with our event management service

 

Whether you are looking for a one-off course, help to develop an inclusive recruitment and retention strategy or support for an employee with a disability or health condition, we can help you develop your greatest asset and build a high quality workforce.

Our experienced advisers can offer guidance and discuss the solutions available to meet your workforce development needs.

 

Contact us

Mark.ballett@babcockinternational.com

0800 090 2255

Working in partnership with other organisations

We regularly deliver training to businesses and groups on raising awareness and key strategies for management. Housing Associations, Police, Local Authorities, Prison Service, Libraries, Charities, Fire Service, Youth Services, and many other community groups and organisations have improved their workforce with support from our specialist service teams.

 

See below to find out how we have worked with other organisations

Resources

Housing association partnership - cultural awareness and community engagement project

We provided advice and awareness training to Rooftop Housing and supported them in community engagement with Travellers who reside on the housing associations residential site.

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