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The Workforce Planning team has developed a scheme to train a group of care managers from a range of organisations to mentor each other.

The scheme is designed to:

  • get care managers to support each other and lessen feelings of isolation
  • give care managers 'time out' to discuss recurring issues and put together action plans to overcome these
  • support care managers to make and measure changes for the benefit of their organisation and service users.

The 2010 pilot was a success, with 100% of respondents stating that they had already achieved some of their goals and all planned to continue their mentoring relationship. Read some case studies to find out about their experiences.

As a result, a new group of mentors has been trained in January 2011, and 5 new mentoring pairs have been created.

If you would like to set up a mentoring scheme in your organisation or your local area, you are welcome to download the following materials to guide you.

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