Contact

Meet the CYPSP Support Team

Maxine Gibson

Children’s Services Planning Professional Advisor
HSCB, County Hall, Ballymena  [Directions] Tel: 028 9536 00131 – Mob: 075 5793 7601 – Email Maxine here

Maxine Gibson is Children’s Services Planning Professional Advisor. Maxine is responsible for the development of the NI Children’s Services Plan as required under The Children (195 Order) (Amendment) (Children’s Services Planning ) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998. She is also responsible for supporting the multi-agency Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership and its Northern Ireland wide  children’s services planning  infrastructure.

 

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Valerie Maxwell

Children’s Services Planning Information Manager
HSCB, Towerhill, Armagh  [Directions] Tel: 028 9536 3168 – Email Valerie here

Valerie has lead responsibility for managing a comprehensive multi-agency outcomes based planning and information management service and communications infrastructure to the CYPSP, its Sub-Groups, Outcomes Groups and Locality Planning Groups to support planning and commissioning and service improvement of children’s services across Northern Ireland.  She also manages the development and maintenance of the CYPSP website and social media, including an outcome monitoring data catalogue and interactive instant atlas mapping tool and training. Valerie also provides support and advice and is the CYPSP link to the Southern Outcomes Group.

 

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Una Casey

Children’s Services Planning Business Support Manager
HSCB, County Hall, Ballymena  [Directions] Tel: 028 9536 2848 – Email Una here

Una’s role is to support and coordinate Locality Planning across the region.  This involves ensuring that an integrated early intervention approach using Outcomes Based Planning is incorporated into the work of the groups.  Una also ensures that the groups will work to include the views of children, young people, parents and communities. Part of this role is also about encouraging linkages with community planning and other planning processes for children.  This delivers a bottom up flow to the CYPSP.  Una also provides support and advice and is the CYPSP link to the Belfast, Northern and Western Outcomes Groups. 

 

Vacant

Children’s Services Planning Support Officer
HSCB, 12-22 Linenhall Street, Belfast  [Directions] Tel: 028 9536 2791 – Email

This role supports the Children’s Services Planning Team in developing and maintaining the functions of the Children and Young Peoples Strategic Partnership. This includes sourcing, collecting, and analysing information required for the smooth running of the CYPSP and its sub groups, in relation to their integrated planning and commissioning of services for children and young people to improve outcomes. Specifically, for example, the role supports a number of the Regional Groups in developing their action plans and providing a research capacity for the CYPSP that explores integrated planning and commissioning of services for children and young people.

Sharon McMinn

Children’s Services Planning Support Officer
HSCB, 12-22 Linenhall Street, Belfast  [Directions] Tel: 028 9536 3188 – Email Sharon here

This role supports the Children’s Services Planning Team in developing and maintaining the functions of the Children and Young Peoples Strategic Partnership. This includes sourcing, collecting, and analysing information required for the smooth running of the CYPSP and its sub groups, in relation to their integrated planning and commissioning of services for children and young people to improve outcomes. Specifically, for example, the role supports a number of the Task Groups in developing their action plans and providing a research capacity for the CYPSP that explores integrated planning and commissioning of services for children and young people. The role also provides support to CYPSP  communication systems. Sharon also provides support and advice and is the CYPSP link to the South Eastern Outcomes Group. 

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Yvonne Neill

Children’s Services Planning Information Officer
HSCB, Towerhill, Armagh  [Directions] Tel: 028 9536 2793 – Email Yvonne here

Yvonne provides a comprehensive information and support service, contributing to the development and provision of high quality information and analysis to support all functions of the CYPSP, its Sub-Groups, Outcomes Groups and Locality Planning Groups and supports Family Support Hub monitoring. This includes sourcing, collecting, and analysing information required for the smooth running of the CYPSP and its sub groups, in relation to their integrated planning and commissioning of services for children and young people to improve outcomes. Yvonne holds the key role of accessing and collating multi-agency information into CYPSP central Databases. Yvonne also assists in the maintenance of the CYPSP website, Social Media, data catalogues and instant atlas (including training).

 

Maurice Leeson

Transformation Manager
HSCB, 12-22 Linenhall Street, Belfast  [Directions] Tel: 028 9536 3261 – Mob: 077 7551 6965 – Email Maurice here