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Hire to Retire Programme

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The ESR Hire to Retire Programme is a priority objective of the NHS Wales Workforce & OD Directors and aligned to the Finance Director’s ‘Driving Excellence’ work stream to streamline processes and systems, embrace technology and informatics and provide work class services.

The 5 strategic objectives of the Hire to Retire work programme:

  • Reduce Recruitment Timescales through the full deployment of ESR functionality and related interfaces and well developed processes
  • Support the reduction of Sickness Absence Levels through improved reporting and timeliness of data
  • Fully Deploy ESR Self Service
  • Payroll Paper Free Systems
  • Full Transition to ESR Learning Management System

The Hire to Retire Programme Governance is made up of the following project groups and include representatives from each Trust and Health Board across Wales:

  • HR/Recruitment
  • Self Service
  • Learning & OD
  • Data Quality Reporting & Capacity
  • Occupational Health Bi-Directional Interface
  • Payroll
  • Benefits & Controls