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Competency Framework


This framework was conceived as part of an Organisational Development initiative coordinated by the Local Government Staff Commission for Local Government.  It was produced through the involvement of employees and Trade Unions from Derry City Council and Coleraine Borough Council and was designed specifically for Local Government.  Its objective is to support delivery of Councils’ vision, values, Corporate Plan and The People and Organisation Development Strategic Framework for Local Government in Northern Ireland.

The framework contains 4 Competence Groups that contain 14 sets of behaviours for employees working at Strategic, Operational and Front Line level within individual Councils which reflects the standards and behaviours expected of employees within Local Government at an individual, team and organisational level.

It is envisaged that the framework will be integral to joining up all the processes across the lifecycle of the employee within local government, i.e. from attraction to leaving.

Please click the link below to view the framework:

Competency Framework for Local Government

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