Peter J Barnard 11 th  June 2009 misc`1298 Improving Line  Management Capability –  The Grimsby Institute Story Peter J Ba...
<ul><li>Grimsby College in 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Averagely performing college </li></ul><ul><li>Little to celebrate and n...
Grimsby Institute in 2009 <ul><li>1500 staff </li></ul><ul><li>Turnover of over £44m </li></ul><ul><li>Communication with ...
Grimsby Institute Mission and Values <ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>To be a world class, customer focused and...
Getting Managers to Manage <ul><li>Centralistic control? </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed Leadership Model? </li></ul><ul><li...
Our Management Team <ul><li>Very stable senior management team </li></ul><ul><li>Fairly stable academic management team </...
Developing Managers <ul><li>Management training </li></ul><ul><li>Changing individual portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Aspirin...
Managing Sickness Absence <ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing Health – White Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Our Aim </li><...
Developing Managers’ Capability to Manage Absence <ul><li>Procedures fit for purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Managers told to do...
Results <ul><li>Lost working days have  reduced 2004/05  1.62% 3.60 days/person pa 2005/06  1.63% 3.60 days/person pa   20...
Other Results <ul><li>Improvements in </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th  June 2009 misc`1298 Average no days/per episode: 20...
Other Results cont … <ul><li>Improvements in </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th  June 2009 misc`1298 Accidents at work: Accid...
Other Results <ul><li>Quality of Teaching -  An Improving Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Ofsted 2005  - Good or better teaching...
National Awards Won in 2008 <ul><li>AoC Winner of the Health & Safety Champions Award (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Employee Be...
<ul><li>Thank you </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>01472 311206 </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th  June 2...
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Improving line management capability the Grimsby Institute story by Peter J Barnard

  1. 1. Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298 Improving Line Management Capability – The Grimsby Institute Story Peter J Barnard Registrar
  2. 2. <ul><li>Grimsby College in 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Averagely performing college </li></ul><ul><li>Little to celebrate and no public celebrations </li></ul><ul><li>1000 employees </li></ul><ul><li>Turnover of c£17m </li></ul><ul><li>Communication with employees via trade unions </li></ul><ul><li>Sickness absence: 3.6% </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  3. 3. Grimsby Institute in 2009 <ul><li>1500 staff </li></ul><ul><li>Turnover of over £44m </li></ul><ul><li>Communication with employees via (elected) Staff Council </li></ul><ul><li>Successful internal communications </li></ul><ul><li>Many national and regional awards </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent celebrations of success </li></ul><ul><li>Sickness absence: 1.18% in 2007/08 (2.61 lost working days pa/employee) </li></ul><ul><li>46% of staff had no sickness absence in 2008 </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  4. 4. Grimsby Institute Mission and Values <ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>To be a world class, customer focused and dynamic provider of </li></ul><ul><li>learning and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Core Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>The Institute is a dynamic organisation that prides itself in making a </li></ul><ul><li>difference by enabling individuals, organisations and communities </li></ul><ul><li>locally, regionally and through our work in other parts of the UK and </li></ul><ul><li>overseas to fulfil their potential. </li></ul><ul><li>Institute Values </li></ul><ul><li>Our learners and customers are paramount </li></ul><ul><li>Strive to provide excellence in all we do </li></ul><ul><li>Working together, with mutual respect and support </li></ul><ul><li>Acting with integrity at all times </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  5. 5. Getting Managers to Manage <ul><li>Centralistic control? </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed Leadership Model? </li></ul><ul><li>Arrival of new Chief Executive in 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Common threads - Ambition and Expectation - Culture - Freedom and Creativity - Public Profile - Financial Success </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  6. 6. Our Management Team <ul><li>Very stable senior management team </li></ul><ul><li>Fairly stable academic management team </li></ul><ul><li>Very stable junior management team </li></ul><ul><li>What does stability bring? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the limitations from stability? </li></ul><ul><li>Why have the leavers left? </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  7. 7. Developing Managers <ul><li>Management training </li></ul><ul><li>Changing individual portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Aspiring Managers Programme </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  8. 8. Managing Sickness Absence <ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing Health – White Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Our Aim </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping our staff fit, healthy and at work </li></ul><ul><li>Our Actions </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent absence </li></ul><ul><li>If employee goes off sick, work to accelerate their return to work </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  9. 9. Developing Managers’ Capability to Manage Absence <ul><li>Procedures fit for purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Managers told to do their job </li></ul><ul><li>Managers trained and supported to … </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  10. 10. Results <ul><li>Lost working days have reduced 2004/05 1.62% 3.60 days/person pa 2005/06 1.63% 3.60 days/person pa 2006/07 1.31% 3.23 days/person pa 2007/08 1.18% 2.61 days/person pa </li></ul><ul><li>Staff with no sickness absence: numbers have increased </li></ul><ul><li>2005 26% </li></ul><ul><li>2006 37% 2007 35% 2008 46% </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  11. 11. Other Results <ul><li>Improvements in </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298 Average no days/per episode: 2006/07 2007/08 MSD 10.9 9.4 Stress 13.4 10.0 MSD absence : Days lost % sick days % working days 2004/05 737 16.8% 0.27% 2005/06 620 13.77% 0.22% 2006/07 634 14.86% 0.21% 2007/08 386 10.14% 0.12% Stress absence : Days lost % sick days % working days 2004/05 696 15.87% 0.25% 2005/06 894 19.86% 0.32% 2006/07 590 13.83% 0.20% 2007/08 302 7.93% 0.09%
  12. 12. Other Results cont … <ul><li>Improvements in </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298 Accidents at work: Accidents No of staff injured % staff over all accidents 2004/05 424 2005/06 308 68 staff 22.07% 2006/07 294 43 staff 14.62% 2007/08 301 60 staff 19.93%
  13. 13. Other Results <ul><li>Quality of Teaching - An Improving Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Ofsted 2005 - Good or better teaching = 47.5% - Inadequate teaching = 14.6% </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Inspection 2006 - Good or better teaching = 60.1% - Inadequate teaching = 9.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Inspection 2007/08 - Good or better teaching = 68.1% - Inadequate teaching = 6.9% </li></ul><ul><li>Ofsted November 2007 - No inadequate teaching observed - Joint lesson observations carried out by Inspector and internal observers showed close agreement on all aspects of lessons observed </li></ul><ul><li>Ofsted 2003 Leadership & Management – Grade 2 No Grade 1’s 2007 Leadership & Management – Grade 2 Social Inclusion - Grade 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Being Healthy under Every Child Matters – Grade 1 </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  14. 14. National Awards Won in 2008 <ul><li>AoC Winner of the Health & Safety Champions Award (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Employee Benefits Magazine Finalist for most effective healthcare and wellbeing strategy (2008) Finalist for benefits team of the year – Health & Wellbeing Team (2008) Finalist for compensation and benefits professional of the year – Peter Barnard (2008) Winner for most effective sickness absence management strategy (2008) Winner of the Grand Prix Award (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Business in the Community Big Tick Award for Health and Wellbeing (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>National Business Awards Winner of the Orange National Business Award for Health, Work and Wellbeing (2008) </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298
  15. 15. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>01472 311206 </li></ul>Peter J Barnard 11 th June 2009 misc`1298

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