Human Resources

The Human Resource Division undertakes the following roles:

  • HR Strategy and HR Policy - researches and develops human resource strategies and polices to support local authorities in meeting service delivery requirements.
  • Training and Development - provides guidance, advice and support to local authorities on how to effectively address the training and development needs of their employees in order to meet future operational targets.
  • Change Management - provides ongoing support and guidance to local authorities on implementation of effective change management processes.
  • Equality - provides a wide range of advice and support on legislation and human resource issues in areas such as equality of opportunity, diversity and disability.
  • Health and Safety - provides advice, information and guidance based on international best practice and standards to assist local authorities to comply with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work legislation.
  • Workplace Partnership - supports, oversees and reviews the implementation of the modernisation agenda in a spirit of partnership through the joint management / union forum, the Local Authority National Partnership Advisory Group (LANPAG).

Key Areas of Activity include:

  • HR Strategy
  • HR Policies and Procedures
  • Attendance Management
  • Change Management
  • Performance Management/Competency Framework
  • Training & Development
  • HR, Payroll and Superannuation System
  • Shared Services
  • Workforce Planning
  • Equality
  • Disability
  • Dignity at Work
  • Whistleblowing
  • Child Safeguarding
  • Freedom of Information
  • Workplace Partnership
  • Health, Safety and Welfare at Work

Current Projects include

  • HR, Payroll and Superannuation System Project
  • Health and Safety Change Management Programme
  • Local Authority Competency Framework Project