Specialist profile

Mrs Sarah Ridley
Contact details
Business name: Sarah Ridley
Address: 12 Craighorn
City: Menstrie
County: Clackmannanshire
Postal Code: FK11 7HE
Telephone: 07410411090
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families, Other
Location: Scotland: Central, Scotland: Fife, Scotland: Lothian, Scotland: Strathclyde

I have thirty-five years of social work experience, most of which has been in fostering. My specialist areas include completing assessments of prospective carers and working within a framework of attachment. I have been involved in the recruitment of carers, in assessment and in training and support. I have also taken part in direct work with children. I have a good knowledge of the legal aspects of fostering.
I am looking for freelance work in assessments, initial visits, IRO and Panel work, training and other related roles.

I work with: Direct work with families and carers, Placements

CQSW and Diploma in Social Work

Professional registrations: Scottish Social Services Council
Extra skills:

Experience in completing Form F's.
Knowledge of the legal aspects of fostering.
Knowledge of Skills To Foster course and completion of training to facilitate.
Knowledge of attachment and trauma.