Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Mental Health, Criminal Justice
Location: England: South East
Eighteen years post qualifying experience, having worked at both an operational and senior strategic level. I offer extensive experience and knowledge of working across large Local and Health Authorities, covering, Children, Adults Mental Health and Forensic Services. I have a broad, & in the areas of child, adults & mental health, specialist knowledge, understanding and application of legislation & associated frameworks. Services offered: Independent Serious Case Review Author, Independent Social Work Services & Reports, Expert Witness, Policy Development, Review & Redesign, Diagnosis of 'Front Door Issues'. Statutory ServicesBespoke Training Packages
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Compliance, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Practice assessment, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Voluntary sector
BSc (Hons) Social Work Studies, MSc Forensic Social Work Studies, PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
Skilled in building positive & productive relationships Ability to analyse & compile complex management reports. Excellent influencing, motivational & communication skills.