Workforce Race Equality Standard Action Plan 2022-2023

Metric 7: Equal Opportunities Percentage believing that Trust provides equal opportunities for career progression or promotion.

Accountable People / Team




Key Performance Indicators


Explore options for career development opportunities for BAME staff via The Northwest Leadership Academy, NHS

 Promote leadership training for BAME staff  Explore with the Leadership Academy the number of staff accessing their offers, and whether protected data can be shared.

The Staff Survey results indicate that White colleagues are more likely to believe the Trust provides equal opportunities for career progression or promotion 44.5% of BAME staff believe the Trust provides equal opportunities in career development, compared to 61.3% of white staff. There has been a significant decrease for both white (90%) and BAME (80%) staff since 2021.


OD Specialist

October 2023

and internal leadership and management development programmes.

7b Introduce and develop a positive action leadership programme for BAME staff (See 4c)

OD Specialist OD Specialist, Workforce Development Manager, Ethnic Diversity Group

October 2023

Leadership programmes advertised and promoted cross the Trust and via Ethnic Diversity Group (Staff Network)


(See 4b)

October 2023

Monitor the number of BAME staff attending internal development programmes and those access internal funding avenues.

Workforce Development Manager


(See 4a)

October 2023

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