Hayley joined The Association in the role of Community Engagement Officer for the Mental Health Sustainability Programme in September 2020 and is now the Senior Programme Officer. Hayley has a key role in building relationships with provider organisations to learn about their needs and challenges in delivering services, considering solutions for support, and identifying training needs as necessary. Hayley's role includes working collaboratively with private sector partners to match skills to needs, as well as delivering a small grants fund to support small and medium sized organisations.
Hayley has worked across a range of small, medium and large organisations in the VCSE sector and champions user-led involvement in services and strategy implementation with a focus on frontline organisations.
Besides this work, Hayley contributes to her local community within Wiltshire to organise events to combat isolation and loneliness and support fundraising efforts for a range of local initiatives.