Values and behaviour

Our behaviours

Empowering and enabling staff

What this will look like

  • Actively listens to others opinions and ideas.
  • Engages constructively in challenge and debate.
  • Seeks / offers opportunities to develop and learn.
  • Challenges inappropriate behaviours and actions.
  • Treats people with respect.

What this won't look like

  • Is dismissive of others ideas, criticises and makes decisions without considering the needs of others.
  • Has a negative attitude, and focuses on problems and not the solution.
  • Excludes or isolates others.

Performing well and getting things done

What this will look like

  • Thinks and acts with focus, know what success looks like.
  • Takes ownership of problems and demonstrate optimism about the achievement of goals.
  • Acknowledges achievements and gives praise and recognition when due.
  • Always considers the end result of their actions.
  • Makes plans considering the future.

What this won't look like

  • Fails to understand challenges and place blame on others.
  • Avoids ownership, does not admit mistakes and does not recognise the impact of their actions on others.
  • Fails to notice or give recognition of others efforts, dwells on the negatives.
  • Makes unplanned haphazard decisions based on impulse.

Working together

What this will look like

  • Considers how their actions impact on other colleagues, teams and services.
  • Proactively and considerately seeks to engage others in their work.
  • Be open, share skills and knowledge with others.
  • Proactively supports others and value everyone’s contributions.

What this won't look like

  • Fails to share relevant information and keep others updated.
  • Fails to recognise or act upon opportunities and model the values.
  • Fails to acknowledge or celebrate the achievement of others.
  • Does not work collaboratively within the team and across the wider organisation.

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