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Multi-agency and integrated working

Read about each of the required skills and a description of what those skills mean at level 8 (expert practitioner)

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Skills at level 8

Explanation at level 8

Multi-agency and integrated working

Leads, coordinates and supports other professionals 

  • Leads, develops and evaluates the outcomes of professionals delivering through integrated working within the service/organisation.
Resolves differences and conflicts, improving service effectiveness
  • Demonstrates through own practice and provides expert support to others to overcome potential conflicts and challenges associated with integrated working that improve outcomes for young people and improve the effectiveness of the service.
Reflects on and improves own practice and its impact on integrated working
  • Invests in professional development and demonstrates through own practice, the opportunities associated with integrated working and how to overcome potential conflicts and challenges associated with it.
Supports reflection and advocates for others 
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability to provide effective support to others involved in integrated working, advocating for them as appropriate. Enabling others to develop their own practice and that of the service and improve outcomes for young people.
Negotiates and builds a common language
  • Shows expert knowledge of the language of integrated working and its use and development to promote, implement and evaluate integrated working to support outcomes.
Critically evaluates leadership and management in collaboration with partners
  • Critically evaluates leadership and management of integrated working to propose improvements that will impact positively on outcomes.
Page updated: 15 September 2011

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