Building capability is one of the key aims of Civil Service Local. As part of our ongoing look back at our first five years, Steering Group member Steve Field tells us how empowering people to be the best they can be is at the heart of what we do.
Leadership: inspiring, confident, empowering
Kate Silver was one of our Senior Civil Servant (SCS) inspirational speakers at the last Academy. She received exceptional feedback on her delivery as to why effective leadership makes a difference. Read more to find out the key points to consider for effective leadership.
The second part of the Middle Managers’ Academy was held in Preston at Lancashire Police HQ, so the appearance of TV detectives Kojak and Columbo wasn’t surprising. But the serious message of the event was the importance of middle managers developing themselves so they can be better, more inspiring leaders.
Can you commit to an 18 month programme? Are you also willing to commit some of your time to help deliver Civil Service reform in the north west of England? You may be eligible to apply for a Level 5 Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management. This is a university level, formally accredited and recognised qualification which you can study towards through Civil Service Local, in partnership with Joint Learning.
The Ministry of Defence is offering a 1 day Tri-Service, Army, Navy and RAF, insight course for civil servants across the north east and Yorkshire and the Humber, promoting Reserve Careers and offering you the opportunity to ‘Have a GO!’
How to improve a team’s performance is one of the key concerns of any manager. Paul Brown led a discovery session on how to drive high-performing teams, and his candid, relaxed style found favour with an engaged audience in Birkenhead . . .
Could you use your skills and experience to help to guide a voluntary organisation in your local area? Voluntary organisations in North Tyneside need people to help them carry out their great work by being part of the group of people who are responsible for the organisation; the trustees.
The next Senior Leaders network event will take place on 17 November where leaders from across the west midlands can come together to exchange their views and ideas.
Places are still available for this year’s Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management, and you can sign up at Civil Service Live. The 12-month programme is a university level, formally-accredited and recognised qualification.
Jayne Krol shares her Ten Top Lessons resulting from her work so far with Civil Service Local where she has taken overall responsibility for promoting cross-government collaboration and leading all our citizen-focused activities in the north west of England.
You are invited to attend one of the Leadership Roadshow events being held around the country. Permanent Secretaries and Senior Civil Servants will be leading the events including contributions from a Cabinet Office team. Events are due to be held in Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, London, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Plymouth, and St Leonards on Sea.
Discovery Session: Managing Change. Come along to our session on Thursday 26th March at Land Registry, Peterborough and get thinking about how you and your colleagues can handle change more effectively.
Two network meetings (1. Continuous Improvement and 2. Equality & Diversity) are to meet in March in Southampton. In Portsmouth, CS Learning are running a workshop to get help you get the best from their offerings. Read more and sign up to share, learn and develop your skills.
On 6th February 2015, Civil Service Local North West welcomed John Manzoni (Civil Service CEO) to Manchester for a Discovery Session. The event was held to enable John to hear from some of the volunteers about the work they had been a part of.
Following on from the focus group and Discovery sessions facilitated by Civil Service Local a new category of blogs has been started on blog.gov.uk. This new series can be found on the Civil Service blog for civil service leaders. In …
Una O’Brien, Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health and the Civil Service Local – West Midlands Champion, will give the keynote address at the Senior Leaders’ event in Birmingham on 6 March 2015
Steven Paul was so inspired and motivated by last year's Civil Service Local Academy in Preston, he decided to harness and share his enthusiasm back in the workplace.
Would you like to know more about the work of Parliament? We have over 80 people attending and there a few places left.
New cross departmental events coming up in the new year to help your development and engagement with other departments.
Linda Goulding speaks about the "really invigorating experience ... working with some great people" in a fantastic week as a facilitator at a Civil Service Local Learning Development Academy in Newcastle.