Tag Archives: relational working

Relationships are at the heart of early intervention

Relationships have the power to change lives. We know trust and empathy are the key to success for early interventions. There is now a strong case that public services must change to be more ‘relationship enabling’ – so what does that look like? 

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Time, Space and Trust: Participle’s Open House on working relationally

It’s been one month since Participle held its second ever Open House evening, and we’ve been getting lots of questions about how it went, what was discussed, and how people can attend in future.

As the event was all about how to build relationships and connect communities, we thought we might as well share this on the Relational Welfare blog. We’ll also let you know how to get on the invite list for future Participle events if you fancy it – we’d love to see you there. Continue reading Time, Space and Trust: Participle’s Open House on working relationally

What working relationally means for me

Most public services require working with people, but relational public services put building relationships front and centre. What’s it like to work in a relational service for the first time? How is it different? Wellogram Guide Lucy Hawkin tells us her impressions.

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“Untitled”: How do you name a new way of working?

When you’ve got a complex, radically different new role open at your organisation, what do you call it so that people understand what you mean? Packing relationships, empowerment and a vision for the future into two little words – or not.

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Afraid of visiting the doctor? You’re not alone.

Lots of people get anxious about going to the doctor. As someone who works in a GP clinic, I can assure you that everyone there wants to make your visit as anxiety-free as possible. But there’s a reason this is such a common fear. Continue reading Afraid of visiting the doctor? You’re not alone.

Fear, austerity, and public service

Continuing our series this month on fear and how we handle it, here’s guest blogger Dr. Catherine Needham of 21st Century Public Servant to see what austerity looks like on the other side of the desk.  Continue reading Fear, austerity, and public service