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The Your Say Team:

The "Your Say" team are all self employed, freelance advocates.

All advocates are insured appropriatly with professional liability, which includes professional indemnity and public liability. All advocates have a current CRB Police Check + POVA and work in a freelance capacity under a contact of agreement to "Your Say".

"Your Say" ensures all advocates receive appropriate induction and on-going training, supervision and day to day support.

The Owner/Manager of "Your Say" is a qualified Social Worker with well over 25 years experience of working with people of all ages with a learning disability. In addition she hold a management qualification, and is responsible both for the selection of new advocates and the supervision of the whole team.

The "Your Say" team consists of advocates who come from a diverse range of professional backgrounds, including, Social Work, Youth Work, Social Policy, Counselling, Complimentary Therapies, Housing, Fostering and Education.

The team are highly skilled and compliment each other in the range of experiences and skills they bring to the services.

A number of the team have specific signing (BSL) skills and so Your Say is able to work with those people who are hearing impaired and have a learning disability.

The core Your Say team includes:

Kirstie Mann

Advocate & Manager

Jude Lakey


Lisa Spatchurst

Office Manager


Lin Blight



Jackie Shepherd



Martine Carreyett




Carole Fisher



Alan Fazakerley



Glyn Roberts