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Investors in People

Investors in PeopleIn 2019, Belfast Trust was presented with the Investors in People (IIP) Silver Award. Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results.

The Investors in People framework reflects the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Working with clients across the globe, Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale

The Trust was first recognised as an Investors in People organisation in 2010, with re-accreditation confirmed following a successful review in 2013. The Trust was awarded Bronze accreditation in 2016.

  • Benefit for service users

    Service users and their families can be reassured that Belfast Trust operates to externally accredited standards and that our staff have the necessary skills and training to do their jobs. Investment in our staff means we can improve on the service we deliver.

  • Benefit for employees

    Employees in organisations that achieve the Investors in People standard may see benefits such as:

    • a good working environment
    • recognition
    • pride in being part of a successful organisation
    • high quality training, learning and development
    • improved job satisfaction
    • better communication
    • skill and career development opportunities
    • increased responsibility and involvement


    We believe the Investors in People standard helps us develop a competent and confident workforce, comprised of a community of effective leaders and managers who consistently deliver on agreed clinical, social care and corporate outcomes for the benefit of patients and clients.