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Leadership Competencies

The links below show our Frontline, Senior and National competencies.

Each competency describes a series of observable and measurable indicators for leadership excellence for the staff it covers.

Competencies describe a set of behaviours, knowledge or skills for excellent performance in a particular context of work and support individuals by providing a baseline of excellence to assess themselves against and to identify areas of personal strength or development need.

View NHS Frontline Leadership competencies - aimed at staff early in their leadership career, typically Bands 5-7

View NHS Senior Leadership competencies  - aimed at senior and executive level, typically from Band 8

View National NHS Leadership competencies  - covers a broad range of more senior staff