Key Accountabilities:
  • Lead and manage the EDISS Project
  • Leading and developing strong partnerships across the local community to achieve improved outcomes and better eating disorders services for local people
  • To provide information and support to people of all ages affected by severe eating disorders referred to us by the specialist NHS eating disorder team
  • To deliver a specialist support programme in partnership with NHS Nottingham ED team
  • Facilitating support groups
  • Supporting young Students, Alumni and Staff on a one to one basis at Nottingham Universities
  • To raise awareness and understanding of eating disorders to reduce stigma and discrimination
  • To work in partnership with other key professionals to ensure a good quality outcome for the people affected by Eating Disorders
  • Supervise the volunteers involved with the EDISS project
Maisie has a degree in Psychology and is currently studying for a masters in Mental Health Research. During her degree Maisie came to First Steps as a volunteer, and gained valuable experience of supporting students with eating disorders.
Maisie is extremely interested in mental health and reducing the stigma surrounding mental health problems, and is excited to be working with First Steps alongside her masters.