Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
It is with great sadness that Gateshead Council has heard the news of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Workforce Strategy

Our Workforce Strategy 2015-2020 reflects the scale and pace of change being experienced in the Council and is intended to achieve:

  • A strong, ambitious, responsible and resilient leadership culture which enables us to lead and manage change proactively and at pace.
  • An engaged and empowered workforce, equipped with skills and knowledge to deliver the best possible outcomes for our customers and confident in the responsibilities they have.
  • An ability to work at pace through in-depth understanding of demand and acceptance that resources need to be targeted sensitively. As a consequence of this we need a pay and reward strategy which is fit for purpose and future proofed.
  • A modern and flexible way of working, using business acumen to maximise the potential of ICT.

A workforce which recognises the diversity of the community we serve and maximises all our assets.


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