Apply Now for the Leaders Plus NHS Fellowship for King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Leaders Plus have partnered with King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to offer a Leaders Plus NHS Fellowship specifically for King’s Colleagues.

If you have young children and work for King’s you can now apply for a fully funded place on the Fellowship Programme.

The Leaders Plus NHS Fellowship is a career development Programme available to NHS clinical and non-clinical staff who are passionate about career development and have young children between the ages of 0-11.

It is split into an initial 6-month Foundation Programme, followed by an optional 3-month Changemaker Fellowship and is delivered via a series of high-quality workshops, roundtable events and online learning resources.

Due to their commitment to address the Gender Pay Gap, King’s are generously sponsoring 20 spaces on the Leaders Plus NHS Foundation Fellowship for colleagues at band 6 or above who meet the criteria.

Applications are now open and close on Monday 22nd January 2024 at midnight.

Got a Question?

If you have a question about the Fellowship or would like to find out more about the programme, then you can easily arrange a call with Jo Denoris, Partnerships Development Officer at Leaders Plus. Book a Call with Jo 

There is an extensive FAQ's list available which answers many of the common questions about the NHS Fellowship and it may be helpful to browse this.

Hear From Dr Suhana Ahmed – Consultant Psychiatrist & Leaders Plus NHS Fellow

This NHS Fellowship is for you if you would like to:

  • Progress your career whilst enjoying your young children
  • Get fresh ideas from outside the NHS of how you can combine young children with an ambitious career
  • Be part of a supportive community of peers with other NHS leaders
  • Take time to hone your vision for career and family and get support to make that vision a reality
  • Gain practical leadership skills that help you to get the most from your team

By the end of the Fellowship, you will have developed:

  • Fresh perspective on how to balance your career aspirations with your caring responsibilities
  • A peer network of other parents in the NHS who are ambitious about their careers
  • More clarity on your hopes and purpose for career and family life
  • Practical skills in how to progress your career and manage others
  • A positive movement of change for other working parents in your department or trust

 

Victoria Moore - NHS Fellowship - Moorfields Eye Hospital
Fellowship Selection Criteria - King's College Hospital

Who Can Apply?

  • Applications are open to clinical and non-clinical band 6 and above King's staff who have children aged between 0 and 11.
  • Please ensure you meet the selection criteria and if you have any questions about eligibility before applying please email Jo Denoris (jo.denoris@leadersplus.org)
  • We are particularly looking for individuals who are passionate about their careers, will contribute to the peer network, and drive a positive movement for change.
  • There are 20 places available via King's and it is advisable to submit your application as soon as possible.
  • All applicants complete the same online form and all applications are fairly assessed against the Fellows criteria.
  • The deadline for the Leaders Plus NHS Fellowship for King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is Midnight Monday 22nd January 2024.

 

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Programme Overview

Each module on the Leaders Plus NHS Fellowship for King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will include:
  • Workshops: a selection of highly focused career development workshops
  • Move and learn: the freshest thinking on progressing your career whilst raising children from outside and inside the NHS (listen while going for a walk, or moving in a way that suits you, at a time that suits you)
  • Action: a practical task or challenge you can use to put the learning into action
  • Online interaction: a community in your pocket giving access to support when you need it through the Ugenie app
The NHS Fellowship comprises 8 modules including:
  • Module 1: Planning for Impact (online) 
  • Module 2: Vision and Negotiation (online)
  • Module 3: Thriving in Imperfect Environments Part 1: Vision, authority and self-compassion (face-to-face session)
  • Module 4:  Thriving in Imperfect Environments Part 2: Strengths and boundaries (online) 
  • Module 5: Fresh perspectives Part 1 (online)
  • Module 6: Networks and sponsors - (online) 
  • Module 7: Fresh perspectives Part 2 - (online) 
  • Module 8: Conversations that Matter: Leading difficult conversations, delegating and driving change for others (face-to-face session)
There are also optional sessions: monthly 'Thinking Rooms', a 2-part partner workshop and solo parents workshops.
There will be an opportunity for those Fellows that identify as from an ethnically minoritised group to join a diversity and inclusion session.
You will also be encouraged to invite your senior leader to a roundtable discussion about being the employer of choice for working parents.

 

Core Programme Dates

28/02/2024 Core Planning for Impact (Module 1) Online 9.30am - 11.30am
12/03/2024 Core Vision & Negotiation (Module 2) Online 9.30am - 11.30am
18/04/2024 Core Thriving in Imperfect Environments Part 1 (Module 3) London (venue TBC) 10.00am - 4.00pm
09/05/2024 Core Thriving in Imperfect Environments Part 2 (Module 4) Online 9.30am - 11.30am
23/05/2024 Core Fresh Perspectives Part 1 (Module 5) With Mentors Online 9.30am - 12.00pm
10/06/2024 Core Networks & Sponsors (Module 6) Online 9.30am - 11.30am
27/06/2024 Core Fresh Perspectives Part 2 (Module 7) With Mentors Online 9.30am - 12.00pm
15/07/2024 Core Conversations That Matter (Module 8) London (venue TBC) 10.00am - 4.00pm