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
- Dignity at Work
- 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