The diversity of your community can provide you with a talent pool of candidates who may be underrepresented in your current workforce. Individual employers and integrated care systems (ICSs) across the country are working with local partners to make a difference to their communities through employment, using the policy levers and training routes available. It is also important to consider UK labour market trends.
Tackling health inequalities through inclusive recruitment
Information and prompts for NHS workforce leads to consider local approaches
10 June 2022
Improving diversity in recruitment practices in the NHS
A summary of key findings from the report Attracting Supporting and Retaining a Diverse NHS Workforce, with actions for employers.
8 November 2021
Using positive action to create a fairer recruitment process
Placing more focus on values during the recruitment process can create a more inclusive process.
20 September 2021
Enhancing recruitment using voice application technology
Find out how University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust introduced a new concept using voice-enabled technology in job applications.
18 August 2023
Hyperlocal recruitment at Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) filled vacancies by recruiting from the communities it serves with a variety of initiatives.
15 September 2023
Refugee Employment Programme in North West London
This blog describes how a dedicated recruitment project is helping refugees to find work.
19 October 2023
The value of apprenticeships in the NHS
This briefing explains the significance of apprenticeships in the NHS and offers guidance to employers on recruiting apprentices.
30 June 2023
Moving on up
This is a collaboration of like-minded organisations that are working to support care leavers to access apprenticeships.