Partner Workforce Hub

Nurse training student
This programme sees partners across the city work in partnership to provide attractive and progressive careers within disadvantaged or under-represented communities in Leeds, removing traditional barriers to recruitment and employment, and providing practical support to help people succeed.
Mental health & Wellbeing Training
The Leeds Health and Care Academy is working alongside partners to facilitate a series of Health and Wellbeing initiatives. All of these initiatives are fully-funded, and open to everybody working in the health and care system in Leeds.
Healthy T Levels
The Leeds Health and Care Academy is working in partnership with Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College and Leeds City College to offer Health T-Level students industry placements across the city’s health and care sector.
Healthier Working Futures was a programme aimed at engaging and encouraging young people (aged 16-25) living in Leeds to consider a career in health and care.
Leeds Briggate People Shopping
The Talent Hub is a citywide initiative that connects the people of Leeds with career, training and volunteering opportunities in health and social care.
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Access our 2023 Leeds One Workforce Programme document on this page.
Pressure Ulcer Prevention
The Leeds Health and Care Academy has been working in partnership with the Leeds Pressure Ulcer Prevention Improvement Group to align the practice and approach to pressure ulcer prevention training, awareness and delivery across health and social care in Leeds.
Primary care practices and networks across the region have come together to share their learning of how they have expanded their workforce, training offers and clinical placement opportunities to increase recruitment, improve retention, and showcase primary care as a career destination.
Team Hugging Health Staff
A collaborative project led by clinical, workforce and educational leaders from across Leeds health and social care partners, its aim is to challenge the constraints of the traditional clinical placement model to attract, retain and support learners in more diverse and rewarding health and care pathways.
Social Care Nursing Logo
Leeds City Council and partners across the city are passionate about supporting and developing nurses studying or working in care homes and social care settings. This project aims to involve care homes and social care providers to help raise the profile and share the exciting and diverse opportunities for nursing professionals in social care.
Leeds Aerial Train Station
The voluntary Staff Portability Framework allows for short-term sharing of staff across health and social care organisations in Leeds, enabling the sector to take a collective view of resourcing, and work together as a citywide group to respond to changing demand.
The Student Pathways project began in 2023 as a way of connecting undergraduate students in Leeds with opportunities in health and care.
The Team Leeds Hearts and Minds programme has developed ways to bring the health and care workforce in Leeds closer together, to provide opportunities to make new connections, and engage team members on the issues that matter to them right now.
We can flex
This flexible working toolkit contains important guidance, advice , case studies and resources for managers and team leaders who are looking to implement flexible working within their services or teams.
Leeds Area Map
In addition to our focus on Leeds, the Academy is proud to be part of the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board and we actively contribute to our West Yorkshire People Plan. We work as a ‘team of teams’ with colleagues across Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield, sharing our strengths and successes, accessing support, and learning from others.
Leeds Skyline Train-Station Workforce
The Leeds Health and Care Academy is currently leading a programme of workforce planning with partners, designed to deepen our insights and better inform our shared priorities for education, resourcing, development and retention of our city’s workforce.
Access external research references that helped inform our unique approach to workforce planning on this page.