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The Rainbow Network at C&I aims to create a supportive working environment and policy framework for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) colleagues. The Network also helps Trust staff to understand the needs of LGBT+ individuals within the community.
Aims of The Rainbow Network
To work with the Trust to eliminate discrimination experienced by LGBT+ staff and to promote general equality of opportunity.
To influence policy making and monitor existing policies to ensure that the LGBT+ equality perspective is proactively considered.
To provide a support function to colleagues, through the development of networks and meetings, where issues can be openly discussed. Some support may involve signposting staff to external services or staff side representatives.
To provide confidential support and advice to all staff, not just those whose may identify as LGBT+.
To develop and maintain a network that provides support and promotes diversity generally within our workforce.
To support the Trust with the training of staff at all levels so they can better understand the perspective and needs of LGBT+ staff and service users.
To gain and share an understanding of the experiences of LGBT+ staff and service users, and highlight any health inequalities that influence service delivery.
To celebrate the diversity of the workforce by participating in national and local events such as community events and national LGBT+ initiatives.
To promote C&I as a mental healthcare provider and employer within the local LGBT+ communities.
To promote opportunities for social networking.
Rainbow Network meetings
All C&I staff who identify as LGBT+ or allies are welcome to attend the below Rainbow Network meetings
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