Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5816

Date Request Received: 07/09/2020 11:17:58

Date Request Replied To: 29/09/2020 10:11:23

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Request Summary: reverse mentoring

Request Category: Media

Question Number 1:
Do you carry out reverse mentoring at your trust?
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
Please choose from the following protected characteristics that you include in your reverse mentoring programme. Please include any other if it is not on the list provided.
a. age
b. gender reassignment
c. disability
d. race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin
e. religion or belief
f. sex
g. sexual orientation
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
Please describe your reverse mentoring programme:
a. Have you designed the programme yourself or have you brought in an outside expert?
b. Please give a brief description of your programme.
c. How long does your reverse mentoring last (eg, 6 months)?
d. What job levels are paired on the programme?
e. How do you evaluate the reverse mentoring?
Answer To Question 3:
A. This was designed by ourselves.
B. see attached program.
C. Planned for six months from January 2020.
D. Executive Directors paired with BAME Forum members from across a number of Bands.
E. By Questionnaire’s to participants and a number of workshops which were cancelled due to Covid19.
Walk in My shoes_RM_2019V1.docx
Question Number 4:
Have you continued with reverse mentoring during COVID-19? How have you done this?
Answer To Question 4:
The program was disrupted by Covid19, However participants have re-engaged either virtually or where safe in person. This has helped the Exec. Directors keep in touch with the feelings of BAME Staff.
Question Number 5:
For how many years have you been running the reverse mentoring programme?
Answer To Question 5:
This is our first attempt
Please see attachments:
Walk in My shoes_RM_2019V1.docx
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