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Workforce planning is a key priority for every justice sector and fire and rescue organisation. At the very heart of this is the need to have a strong understanding of workforce planning principles, underpinned by an accessible and proven methodology.

Skills for Justice are uniquely positioned to offer a managed service model to support organisation wide workforce planning. This service is contextualised to the level of support required by and offers a flexible and scalable provision of resource expertise to deliver again workforce priorities and plans.

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Six Step Methodology

Our Six Steps Methodology to Integrated Workforce Planning® is the perfect foundation for any Workforce Development Programme. Widely recognised and referenced nationally in the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan, the methodology ensures you have a workforce of the right size with the right skills and competencies. Our support is focused on the development of your colleagues, delivering skills, knowledge and confidence that will last.

The Six Steps Methodology is available in an “at a glance” checklist format. This format provides practical hints and tips highlighting questions you should consider for each of the steps in the workforce planning process.

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Get in touch with the team to discuss your workforce planning requirements today. Let us help you get started with your effective workforce plan.


Laura Schell, Client Director

Email: laura.schell@wdtrust.org.uk

Jon Freegard, Principal Consultant

Email: jon.freegard@wdtrust.org.uk

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