Involvement Representatives - NELFT Involvement Representatives - NELFT
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Involvement Representatives at NELFT

At NELFT we firmly believe that people who use our services and those that support them, have a key role in helping us improve the services we currently provide and in helping us shape the design and delivery of future services.

NELFT offers a range of paid voluntary opportunities for those who use our community health and /or mental health services, including child health services, to share their views, ideas and expertise.

We invest a lot in equality and diversity making sure the workforce is as representative as the patients we look after this gives me a sense of belonging and is one of the reasons I love being at NELFT so much.

– Silobile Moyo, Community Rehab Lead

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I am so proud to work in a career I love.
I am so proud to work in the NELFT community.

– Georgina, Senior Occupational Therapist

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I’m really supported in my current team from accessing training and professional development to socialising. I’m lucky enough to call many of my colleagues friends and we enjoy socialising when we are able to.

– Jacqui Moody, Occupational Therapist

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I’ve been at NELFT for 20 years, I’ve stayed in NELFT for as long as I have because the values of this organisation are in line with my own beliefs, putting people first, prioritising quality, are key to the way I work and live. Everything we do at NELFT is about making a difference to the population we serve.

-Wellington Makala, Executive Chief Nurse.

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Training is encouraged and well supported across the trust and everyone has great development opportunities, particularly with pilot projects, interim roles and external training.

-Nick Bertram, Occupational Therapist  

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NELFT are as committed to the staff as they are to the patients, there’s a strong emphasis on looking after our own mental health and you can access things like support groups and yoga sessions which really helps.

– Rukshana, Occupational Therapist

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Every day is different and that’s one of things I love about this job. You never know what you’re coming into, but you always feel supported by the wider team to make those big decisions for your patients.

-Catherine Manderson, Crisis Team Manager, Kent & Medway.

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As an Involvement Representative you could be involved in:

  • Sitting on interview panel involving NELFT staff recruitment (Interview training essential)
  • Participating in committees to represent patient and carers voice
  • Supporting service development via workshops / regular project meetings
  • Monitoring the quality of services within NELFT services
  • Consultation on Trust policies as part of reading panels
  • Membership of your local IPCEP (Integrated Patient & Carer Experience Partnership) group
  • Membership of your strategic SPCEP (Strategic Patient &Carer Experience Partnership) group which oversees the IPCEP Groups

Please visit this website to explore the different careers within health & social care across North East London. You will find helpful advice about CV writing and submitting an application for work experience or volunteering, as well as insightful case studies to give an insight into different roles.

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Interested in being an Involvement Representative?

If you would like more information please contact the patient experience team on 0300 555 1201 ext 64228 / 64382 / 64229

or email involvement@nelft.nhs.uk

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