This session will be the first in a series aimed at developing a regional BAME staff network group.
The session will look at how to craft your networking skills using the RADAR aims and objectives.
The objectives for the day will be as follows:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of networking.
- Develop skills in managing resilience in a challenging and fast paced environment.
- Understand the benefits of a mentor in the development of your career.
- Understand the benefits of a coach in the development of your career.
- Have an awareness of the my e-coach system and how to access a coach.
- Have an awareness of one's own presence, passion and power and its impact.
- Have an awareness of what self-reflection is, and how it can benefit your career.
- Understand how belonging to a staff network could be beneficial to your career success.
Beverley Powell is an experienced equality and diversity professional and the winner of multiple national awards for her contributions towards equality, diversity and inclusion. Her 15-year career has encompassed both the public and private sectors and her outstanding leadership has led to strategic outcomes for a range of organisations. Read Beverley's biography here.
Rasheed Ogunlaru is an inspiring and empowering public speaker and seminar leader – popular on the business, spiritual and personal development circuits. He is a qualified member of The Coaching Academy (for whom he has also served as an external trainer). He is also trained in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and is former Co-Director of Samaritans (Central London). His career spans over 16 years in coaching, training, media, performance and organisational strategy.
He will cover the first part of the session and discuss the theory, how to and benefits, with top tips for attendees to take away with them.
Managing Director, Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network
Richard is the interim Managing Director of the YH AHSN, an organisation that connects NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry to facilitate change across whole health and social care economies, with a clear focus on increasing economic growth and improving outcomes for patients. Prior to this Richard was the AHSN Commercial Director providing executive leadership on all commercial, innovation and wealth creation objectives.
Before joining the AHSN Richard was Head of Commercial and International Innovation at NHS England. His role involved developing national programmes that maximise benefits to patients and the NHS, in addition to supporting UK economic growth agenda, by promoting and facilitating commercial opportunities, both domestically and internationally.
Richard was also a creator and the Managing Director of NHS Global, a precursor to Healthcare UK, established to support the delivery of health care expertise to international markets.
Richard created and led the NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, a role that involved improving the culture of innovation in NHS organisations.
Richard was a core member of the NHS National Leadership Council, and has previous acute and commissioning senior management experience. He joined the NHS from the BBC as a graduate trainee.