Implementing the Mental Health Careers and Skills Framework and Resources

The Mental Health Careers and Skills resources have a number of ambitions:

  • Attract applicants from diverse backgrounds
  • Retain and develop the existing workforce
  • Support staff to provide the best care and tackle health inequalities for our service users

As a leader you can use the resources to achieve these objectives within your organisation. You can read examples of how other organisations have used the Framework on the recruitment page.

To start this journey hover over the squares below that are relevant to you.

Supporting recruitment Work Experience

  • Widening Participation
  • Developing the current workforce
  • Future workforce requirements

Supporting on-boarding/ induction & training

  • Promote cultural competency and reduce discrimination
  • Enhance supervision process for new recruits
  • Working with education teams to embed the framework

Supporting development, upskilling and retention

  • Self assessment
  • Identifying training needs to aid retention
  • Identifying support mechanisms

Supporting service development and transformation

  • Setting standards for service delivery
  • Use to support other workforce initiatives
  • Support integrated working and MDT