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Transformation and innovation

We are Lived Experience Leaders who transform children’s services.

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Transform your services with Lived experience Leaders

We have seen our fair share of gloomy governance, bulky bureaucracy, and reduced resources. This is demotivating and creates culture that blocks innovation. Leaders don’t want to feel crippled by process, procedure, or personnel – they want to be part of progressive organisations with real meaning and impact and provide leading services for young people.

Every organisation deserves innovation that has a strategic direction to address inequalities and inefficiencies, understands how to navigate old systems and create new ones, and has the best chance to create a culture that is aspirational for young people.

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A trusted partner with 10 years experience.

The Care Leaders has 10 years of experience working in transformation and innovation. We have supported the development of some of the UK’s most innovative programmes, including:

  • The Children’s Social Care Innovation Fund, the Department of Education
  • The Knowledge Equity Fellowship, the University of Oxford
  • The House Project, National Charity for Care Leaders
  • The Mockingbird Family Model, The Fostering Network
  • No Wrong Door, North Yorkshire County Council.
  • Middlesbrough Children Matter, Middlesbrough Council
  • Youth Voice Bucks, Buckinghamshire Council
  • Leaving Care App, West Sussex County Council

Take a look in at our case studies to read about our work.


How we support innovation and transformation

We support organisations from advisory positions to lead and facilitate full-scale innovation projects:

  • Advisory positions
  • Strategy
  • Service design
  • Branding
  • Vision development
  • Youth participation
  • Web development
  • Graphic design
  • Leadership
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We have a team of Lived Experience Leaders who are passionate about innovation and transformation

Gloomy governance, bulky bureaucracy, and reduced resources shouldn’t be the reason to avoid transformation – they should be the reason to do it.

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Contact us

    Care Leavers Middlesbrough Children Matter Youth Voice Bucks The House Project Buckingham Council Department For Education Leeds City Council
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    How to work with us

  • 1. Contact us

    Fill in our enquiry form to let us know about what you would like us to support you with.

  • 2. We call you back

    We will arrange a time to speak to you to understand more about what you need.

  • 3. We provide you a brief

    We will write you a brief explaining how we can help, how long we think it will take, the expected fees and the potential impact.

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