Developing Leadership Skills for SAS Doctors

Summary of workshop 

This workshop is designed to provide SAS Doctors with an introduction to management and leadership profiles, exploring the principles of effective team working and negotiation skills. Through interactive sessions, case studies, and practical exercises, participants will develop their confidence in handling challenging conversations and critical decision-making, as well as their ability to contribute positively to multidisciplinary team working.

What will be covered?

Management and Leadership Profiles

  • Introduce and explore management and leadership profiles, 
  • Understand the importance of self-awareness in effective leadership and management
  • Develop an understanding of the NHS leadership values and behaviours
  • Understand and apply management and leadership theories in the context of the SAS Doctor role

Team Working and Collaboration

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of effective team working and how to develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues
  • Understand the importance of multidisciplinary team working and inter-professional collaboration in improving patient outcomes
  • Develop strategies for effective communication within a team and in challenging situations
  • Learn how to give and receive constructive feedback to improve team performance

Interpersonal Effectiveness and Negotiation

  • Develop your ability to manage challenging discussions, deliver difficult feedback, and negotiate effectively
  • Explore the different sources of power and how they can be leveraged in negotiations
  • Develop a critical approach to decision-making processes, and the ability to explain decisions in an honest and transparent way
  • Learn how to identify and escalate concerns where necessary

By the end of the workshop, participants will have developed a range of practical skills and techniques to apply in their day-to-day practice. They will have a better understanding of their leadership responsibilities and the importance of effective team working and collaboration in delivering high-quality patient care. 

They will also have developed their confidence in managing challenging conversations and negotiating effectively to make positive changes in practice. 

The workshop is a valuable opportunity for SAS Doctors to enhance their leadership skills and contribute to the success of their team and their Trust

This course is ideal for:

SAS and Locally Employed Doctors