Georgia Saxelby – North East & Yorkshire IPS Grow Lead

Georgia has a BSc in Psychology from Newcastle University.

Georgia is the IPS Grow Lead for North East & Yorkshire. Prior to this, Georgia spent 3 years working as an Employment Specialist, Team lead and Performance Manager in North East Trailblazer (an IPS service within an IAPT service covering the 7 Local Authority areas of the North East).

Georgia was involved in supporting the operational delivery of the service, through building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders whilst ensuring effective compliance to European Social Fund requirements.

Georgia has a strong background in driving staff performance to meet target outcomes and develop high fidelity standards. Prior to this, Georgia spent 2 years working in vocational rehabilitation for those with neurological condition/acquired brain injury and a mental health community wellbeing service supporting clients to overcome barriers to social, educational or vocational activity.

With IPS services being a recent addition to the North East and Yorkshire region, Georgia’s aim is to develop an IPS community who will work towards driving forward IPS services within both the Primary and Secondary care network.


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