Engaging with and recruiting from your local community - episode two


06 / 12 / 2017

Second in the series of podcasts, Antony Cobley, Head of Inclusion, Experience and Wellbeing at University Hospitals Birmingham, discusses his trusts bold and innovative approach to engaging with and recruiting from their local community to address workforce supply. 

Speaking to Cat Clark, senior programme officer for NHS Employers development and employment team, Antony talks about University Hospitals Birmingham varied initiatives to situate his trust at the heart of the local community, focusing on the factors to success and the challenges faced, such as: 

  • Why they decided to establish these initiatives
  • Gaining senior level buy in for new initiatives
  • Supporting modified recruitment and employment strategies.

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