Ethical dilemmas occur when someone is conflicted about the right choice to make, and when two or more values compete for priority. These values may be personal, organisational, societal or any mixture of the three. When you combine this with the expectation of NHS leaders to tackle complex problems against a backdrop of a changeable and political system, making an ethical decision can be very challenging.
National programme lead for coaching & mentoring, Charmaine Kwame–Odogwu said: “This programme provides a moral context to help people evaluate business processes and resolve conflict between business and social imperatives. Ethical mentoring is about helping others make better decisions at work that affect the wellbeing of our staff and our patients. Through our skilled community of coaches and mentors, we aim to provide timely support to all colleagues in the system who are facing ethical dilemmas.”
We’re looking for mentors for our Ethical Mentoring programme who could give leaders timely, relevant and impactful mentoring support during difficult times.
NHS leaders are expected to tackle complex and often confusing problems against a backdrop of a changeable and political system. As a mentor, you’ll provide timely, relevant and impactful mentoring to empower them to:
Ethical mentoring is about helping others to make better decisions at work that affect the well-being of our staff and our patients. It provides a moral context to help people evaluate business processes and to resolve conflict between business and social imperatives. Using mentoring as a powerful leadership development intervention, leaders are empowered to resolve ethical dilemmas by: