About

Positive Steps UK provides support to improve performance and increase productivity by enhancing emotional health and wellbeing.

Specialising in supporting those working in challenging and stressful environments to reduce sickness absence, increase job satisfaction and performance. 

Jill Delaney

Jill Delaney, RN, RHV, BSc (Hons) founder of Positive Steps UK, has an NHS career spanning over thirty years, across a range of settings and delivering services within many areas of health, education, social care and the voluntary sector.

She has been a registered health visitor since 1996 and worked for 8 years in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) designing, developing and delivering the parenting strategy and the Solihull Approach parenting programme ‘Understanding your child’.

Jill has delivered training and conference speeches nationally and internationally. She has published papers on the Solihull Approach parenting research and articles on mother-infant relationships, restorative supervision and was awarded the Excellence in Quality award in 2008, by NHS Trust. She also holds the British Psychological Society Certificate in Advanced Clinical Supervision Skills.

As a founder member of The Solihull Approach, since its inception in 1996, and a National Trainer, Jill has co- written many of the practitioner and training manuals and embeds these principles into her work with professionals and parents.

As Senior Clinical Supervisor and founder member with the NHS Restorative Clinical Supervision team in 2011, Jill took a lead on developing the roll out and delivery of the programme to health visitors and school nurses in NHS Trusts across the country. She has gained wide experience, knowledge and skills on delivering supervision, supporting practitioners and parents along with understanding and enhancing group and team dynamics.

Positive Steps UK delivering online and in person...

  • Restorative supervision
  • Team Development
  • Building Resilient Practitioners Training workshops
  • Reducing staff stress and burnout and prevent sickness absence
  • Enhancing emotional health, wellbeing and resilience
  • Managing the impact of work challenges, demands and change
  • Improving productivity and performance
  • Supporting the practice of those helping others in distress or have experienced traumatic events
  • Support and advice for parents-to-be and parents of children aged 0-19 years

Organisations we've worked with

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