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Yorkshire base Springfield Healthcare gains high profile accreditation

Springfield Healthcare are delighted to announce that they have gained the prestigious ‘We Invest in People’ award from Investors In People (IIP).

The coveted accreditation is awarded to people focused organisations that demonstrate that they are committed to supporting and developing employees. IIP awards are seen as the global, gold standard for great people management. The process is in depth, covering procedures, policies, wellbeing support and includes detailed interviews with management and staff alike. IIP also benchmark applicants against companies in over 60 countries.

Taking into account the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to perform at the highest level, only companies who can clearly demonstrate that they are leading and managing their teams effectively and sustainably to deliver business goals will be considered to join the 50,000 companies worldwide who have met the standards.

Jenny Delic, Group Head of HR, said ‘We’re very pleased to have been recognised by IIP for the first time. The award demonstrates the work we are putting into our people management, including our growing focus on staff wellbeing. The feedback our teams shared with IIP was wonderful to read, and the process has highlighted some great areas for continued growth. The accreditation will help with our goal for Springfield to be known as a great place for people to start, grow and develop their career in care.’

Paul Philips, COO, said ‘We’re so proud of our team who share our passion and ambition to change people’s lives through excellent care. This recognition from IIP is for everyone who is part of the Springfield family.’