“This year, we completed our fifth year as the Leeds Health and Care Academy and we continue to evolve and be responsive to the sector and partners’ needs. Through learning from our experiences and achievements, we have a deeper understanding of our core purpose and the impact that our Leeds One Workforce partnership can have. […]

Job Vacancy: Workforce Development Lead

Job title: Workforce Development Lead Salary: Band 7 (£43,742-£50,056 (per annum/ pro rata) Job type: 12 months fixed-term contract (secondments welcome) We are recruiting for a Workforce Development Lead to join the team, who will be responsible for leading, designing and delivering a range of workforce development programmes. This post has a specific focus to […]

Health T Level: Evaluation Report

The Health T Level is a unique collaboration with partners across Leeds, who work together to support and deliver this exciting two-year programme to students who are looking to develop knowledge and practical skills within the health and care sector. The course combines classroom theory, practical learning, and a 315-hour industry placement to make sure […]

City Workforce Profile 2024: understanding Team Leeds

This year, the Leeds Health and Care Academy’s Workforce Planning team have taken a new and structured approach to identifying the City Workforce Profile; it’s the first time the data has ever been collected in this way.   What is the City Workforce Profile? The City Workforce Profile is the collation of headcount figures, that […]

Celebrating three years of Springboard

Over 200 women from across the health and care sector in Leeds have completed the Springboard Women’s Development Programme since the Leeds Health and Care Academy began delivering the programme in January 2020. To mark this incredible milestone, we hosted a Springboard Celebration Event at the beginning of July for previous and current Springboard participants, […]

Graduation ceremony marks a milestone for Health T Level students

June marked an important milestone for T Levels in Leeds, as we celebrated the first ever graduation ceremony! Held alongside Leeds City College and Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College, the graduating students were the first people in the city to complete the Health T Level qualification. Over 100 attendees celebrated the student’s achievements, including […]

Help us shape the Career Exploration Tool

What is the Career Exploration Tool? The Leeds Health and Care Academy has been awarded funding from the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board to design and deliver a digital career platform to engage our future workforce, to inform, inspire and open doors to health and care careers in Leeds.  This digital career platform will be a tool […]

Citywide Workforce Planning for Allied Health Professionals: Project Summary

Last year, the Leeds Health and Care Academy’s Collaborative Workforce Planning team undertook a major project to gain a better understanding of the Allied Health Professional (AHP) workforce in Leeds, and identify and explore common issues regarding supply and retention of staff within these roles. What are Allied Health Professionals? Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are […]