NHS Blood and Transplant People First

BAME Career Masterclass

A BAME Careers Master Class for all Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) employees to focus on Career Planning is available to BAME colleagues at all pay bands. This programme is being offered alongside the existing Careers Development Toolkit, available for all employees. 

Click here for the full programme outline.

The content of the day is designed to provide you with insights, tools and techniques to enable you to further their career with us and / or the wider NHS.

This development provision is a positive action initiative. Positive action is encouraged under the Equality Act 2010, where it enables an employer to encourage and train people from under- represented groups to move towards a more even representation of employees at all levels in the organisation.

Dates for upcoming Masterclasses are available on the rolling calendar. To book a place, please use the course booking form.

To view the FAQ's regarding the BAME Masterclass, you can search using the HR and Workforce Knowledgebase (Click on HR Self Service on the screen). Tip - search using appropriate keywords e.g. BAME, Masterclass etc.

What will you learn?

The aims of the one day workshop will enable participants to: 

  • Have greater confidence in choosing the right career path;
  • Create their own career development plan;
  • Understand how to make the most of their strengths;
  • Be aware of personal branding tips;
  • Have a more confident approach to interviews;
  • Know what to do if they are not successful at interview.

Why should your staff attend this programme?

  • This programme is part of NHSBT’s commitment to help encourage greater representation of BAME employees at all levels in the organisation
  • This is a workforce priority in NHSBT’s Single Equality Scheme Action Plan and is a positive action initiative
  • This is a key deliverable in the Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Plan 2016/17

Pre-Coursework and Learning Materials

There will be pre-coursework reading and an on-line questionnaire to be completed before attending; all relevant materials will be sent before the masterclass.

How to book onto the programme?

To book a place, please complete the booking form.

For any general enquiries, please contact HR Direct.

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