Bez: Head of Participation

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"I’m the Head of Participation, my role is to manage the participation team, supporting them with their work with young and parent/carer champions and our paid Participation Programme Assistants, I am also responsible for creating a strategy for participation that will say how participation is delivered by all staff across the centre. I am a qualified youth worker and worked in various voluntary and statutory settings since 2000, I recently worked as the Rights and Participation Manager for Leicester City Council supporting the voices of children in care to be heard. I am passionate about all thing’s participation and the rights of children, young people and parents/carers when accessing services."

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NickYouth Participation Officer


"I’m the Youth Participation Officer, my role is to get young people involved in projects across the Centre, from media to training to clinical services and more. I have been working in the field of youth mental health & participation since 2004 for various charities across the UK and Europe, and you could say it has developed into a bit of a passion of mine. In my down time, you can find me watching or playing at gigs, running through the woods, swing dancing and travelling with friends.  If you would like to be a Young Champion, do email me – I look forward to working with you."

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Myrvete: Parent Participation Officer

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"I am the part-time Parent Participation Officer and my role is to ensure the views of parents are represented by involving them across the centre to design services that are effective and accessible. I try to promote empowerment through building on existing knowledge and skills, identifying further training needs and setting up new exciting projects and activities for parents to participate. Throughout my career, I always thrive to put children and their families in everything I do which also reflects in my everyday practice. I absolutely love food, always eager to try new recipes and ready to share with family and friends.  If you'd like to be a Parent Champion, please get in touch." 

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Funmi: Participation Support Worker

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