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Do you need to raise the bar on the assessment and appointment of clinical leaders in your organisation, without necessarily adding costs to your existing processes? As one of the leading providers to the NHS [...]
One-off or rapidly engaged assessments now available – We’re now on the government DPS Framework Agreement for Assessment ServicesSarah Banton
We are delighted to announce that Dearden Search and Selection are now on the Executive Assessment and Executive Search, Selection and Assessment Dynamic Purchasing Systems, as set up by HM Revenue and Customs. This [...]
The recruitment of clinical leaders with the right leadership skills and values has become a critical issue. The implications of making the wrong selection decision are serious. This half day workshop is for those responsible for appointing clinical leaders and is designed to build skills and knowledge in assessing leadership capability and values.
The workshop will be fast-paced and highly interactive, with sessions building on your knowledge of your own leadership strengths, and practical exercises to help you structure your evidence and articulate your strengths succinctly and .........
Since the publication of the Francis report into the failings of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust there has been increasing focus on the need to recruit NHS and public health staff with the right values, as well as skills. This has led many employers in the NHS to review their recruitment processes: the aim of this article is to clarify requirements set out by Government and to share best practice in, and progress made by NHS organisations.