Welcome to starting your coaching/mentoring journey with the West Midlands Coaching and Mentoring Pool (WMCMP)!
Working with a coach or mentor can make a profound impact on performance and confidence. Coaching and mentoring are proven to help enhance performance and the speed at which it is achieved.
A coach will help you through raising awareness; looking at different perspectives to enable you to think things through in ways you couldn’t do on your own and a mentor does this through sharing their experience and expertise. It could be an hour of focussed discussion, or over a number of short sessions. If you have something you want to accomplish at work consider working with a coach or mentor to help you get there.
Coaching from the pool involves working 1 to 1 with someone who can help you look at how you need to be in your role as well help you establish what you need to do. Coaching can support if you want to:
If you are looking for someone with relevant skills to help your thinking so you can develop, then coaching could be right for you.
Mentoring from the pool involves working 1 to 1 with someone who has skills or experience you want to develop yourself in, such as gaining;
If you are looking for some development from someone with credibility and experience to support your professional development, then mentoring maybe right for you.
Accessing trained and accredited coaches and mentors from the range of organisations represented within the West Midlands Pool offers a unique opportunity to focus on specific issues within a professional and confidential setting with someone from an external environment. It enables reflection, promotes understanding and brings forward fresh insights to reach the desired outcomes.
Warwickshire police learning and leadership development strategy is designed to ensure the workforce have the necessary skills to protect people from harm. Warwickshire police have partnered with West Midlands Employers to join their regional coaching and mentoring pool to improve organisational and personal performance. Being part of the pool means that we have access to experienced coaches and mentors, for tailored 1:1 development to build resilience, maximise potential, lead our workforce through transformation and change programmes. Coaching and mentoring can be used for a number of development needs outlined below, however the list is not exhaustive;
We want you to make the best use of this service. You can read more about how to do that here or if you would prefer a discussion about how to make the right choice for your development please contact any of the following people;
Stuart Ward: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vicki Stephens: email@example.com
Cindy Stephenson: Cindy.Stephenson@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk
Rosie Erol: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you decide coaching is for you please register as a coachee on the online matching site, if mentoring then register as a mentee. You’ll be invited to complete a registration form and outline what you are looking to gain from engaging with a coach/mentor. Your request will then be reviewed and if approved you will be given access to search for a coach or mentor from the pool.