Ruth Warden – Assistant Director, Development & Employment, NHS Employers

Ruth is an experienced team facilitator and developer with over 20 years experience in both the private and public sector.She is a qualified trainer and personal coach with a Masters Degree in Health and Social Services Management. 

She started her career in the private sector designing training solutions for ASDA.  Ruth moved into the NHS in 1992 and had a variety of roles ranging from training and development, workforce modernisation, workforce planning and workforce information management.

Following a short time at Yorkshire and Humber SHA working in the Public Health department supporting the development of the Public Health Workforce Ruth moved to NHS Employers Organisation in July 2010 to take up her current role.

She has responsibility at NHSE for a number of key work streams, shape and education of the workforce (including Nursing Associates and apprenticeship policy), flexible workforce (agency working) and health work and well being.