Jayne comes to Interface with over 30 years’ experience of working in, developing and directing programmes that have responded to the needs of individuals, families and communities.
She has a demonstrable track record of converting strategies and high-level objectives into operational delivery and extensive experience of partnership work at a system level across central and local government departments, voluntary and community sectors.
Jayne was heavily involved Sure Start programmes across the North East as regional lead for the DfE overseeing LA performance assessments and developing and delivering regional improvement strategies.
Jayne became a Locality Manager (and Troubled Families lead) bringing about whole scale system change with partner agencies to enable and facilitate innovative ways of working with families and achieving good success. She later became the Strategic Lead for Families programme at Newcastle City Council (an outstanding LA) working collaboratively with senior managers in social care, schools and other universal services to develop the Early Help Strategy. She also led the strategic review and subsequent restructure of the local authority and commissioned early help/early years services.
More recently Jayne was a project lead for Healthy Relationships Hartlepool - one of three national Early Action demonstration projects. Here she worked with senior leaders in public health, children’s social care and early help to ensure that learning from the programme was embedded in local strategic priorities. Her work here has been published by the Early Intervention Foundation (see HERE).
June 2016 Systemic Leadership Programme – Morning Lane Consultancy
2013-2014 Cambridge English Language Teaching Association –certificate of
1991 Diploma in Training and Development, Sunderland University
1983-1984 Diploma in Applied Social Studies
Certificate of Qualification in Social Work
1979-1982 BA Hons Sociology, Liverpool University
Management and Leadership
2009-2010: Ashridge Business School- Leadership Development Programme at Newcastle City Council
1999-2000: Department for Education - Management and Leadership Programme