The combined Families, Young People and Childrens, and Learning Disability and Autism Directorate provides a wide range of services to local people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and is seeking three people with lived experience of their services to work alongside our group managers and senior clinicians in the development of their teams.  The post holders will be supported to work with their team in monthly planning and assurance meetings and will be enabled to work closely on specific projects agreed with the Head of Service responsible. The roles will be key to ensuring the lived experiences of a wide range of local people shape the teams’ plans and the services offered. Hours per week – c. 8 hours per week.

  1. Group 1 managers lead services to children and young people through Community Paediatricians, inpatient and community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, the Diana Nursing service, and the Adult Eating Disorders inpatient and community teams. Over the coming year large scale development work will be underway in the group to improve neurodevelopmental services for young people and to improve the mental health services offer following investment in these teams.
  2. Group 2 managers lead community services for children ranging from public health nursing (school nursing and health visiting), through therapy services including audiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy to Mental Health Support Teams for Schools and immunisation services., and nutrition and dietetics services for adults and children.  Over the coming year the team will be leading a large project to improve services to children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
  3. Learning Disability and Autism managers lead inpatient and community services for autistic adults and adults with a learning disability, including forensics services, specialist autism services, community nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology and speech and language therapy. The team have key roles in the leadership of the local multiagency Learning Disability and Autism Collaborative and over the coming year the they will be taking forward a quality improvement programme to improve their community service offer, support local care providers and improve the wellbeing of the people who access their care.

To apply, download the application pack here

Lived Experience Partner Application and Information Pack

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