Janet McCray

Professor Emerita of Social Care and Workforce Development

Social Work Social Care

I am based in the Department of Childhood, Social Work and Social Care. A key part of my leadership in the University of Chichester has been the development and sustainment of team based research and consultancy activity. This has resulted in the winning of a number of key contracts with public sector clients (NHS and Local Authority) to deliver bespoke accredited leadership development, but also to support other research activity, research supervision and bidding. My own research such as the development of a conceptual framework for inter-professional leadership ( McCray, 2002 ) and its further rolling out and review ( McCray, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2012 ) and Resilience in Practice (McCray, 2012,2014, 2015,2018,2020 forthcoming) provides a useful toolkit for practitioner evaluation and reflmore...

PhD, Msc,BSc,PgCert, RN (LD), RNT. FHEA

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  1. McCray, Janet and Palmer, Adam (2014) Commissioning personalised care in the English adult social care sector: using action research as a framework to support leadership development. Social Care and Neurodisability, 5 (1). pp. 3-15. ISSN 2042-874X
  2. McCray, Janet, Turner, Hazel, Price, Marie, Hall, Barbara and Constable, Gill (2014) Social care mentorship and employee engagement in the transformation of the social care workforce. Journal of Workplace Learning, 26 (3/4). pp. 267-280. ISSN 1366-5626
  3. McCray, Janet, Palmer, Adam and Chmiel, Nik (2016) Building Resilience in Health and Social Care Teams. Personnel Review, 45 (6). pp. 1132-1155. ISSN 0048-3486