Our Values

our shared values

Our new Trust values were launched in September 2017 following extensive engagement with service users, carers, staff and governors.

The following values and behaviours were selected following consultation events and online voting:

We inspire hope

  • Having a positive outlook on the future ahead
  • Celebrating achievements, no matter how small
  • Staying resilient and optimistic
  • Enabling people to reach their full potential
  • Being a positive role model

We work together

  • Empowering service users to make informed choices
  • Working together to provide seamless services
  • Lending a hand to a colleague who needs it
  • Setting and maintaining high standards
  • Supporting each other to recognise our strengths

We are open and honest

  • Acting with integrity and honesty
  • Apologising if we are wrong or if we let you down
  • Continually learning to improve
  • Doing what we say we will do
  • Building a trusting relationship

We are caring and compassionate

  • Showing empathy and understanding to all
  • Treating service users, their families and each other with kindness
  • Doing the little things that make a difference
  • Taking time to engage, support, listen and act
  • Putting ourselves in your shoes

We value and respect

  • Seeing the individual in everyone
  • Valuing individuality and diversity
  • Respecting different people’s needs, aspirations and priorities
  • Being considerate and respecting each other
  • Challenging behaviour that does not fit with our values