Specialist profile

Mrs Laura Etkin
Contact details
Business name: Independent Adult Social Work (Hove) Ltd
Limited company registered in: England and Wales
Company's registered number:


Address: 13 Welbeck Avenue
City: Hove
Postal Code: BN3 4JP
Telephone: +441273771858
Professional information
Specialism: Adult Services, Mental Health, Criminal Justice
Location: England: South East

I have been working in Adult Social Care for the past 15 years, gaining extensive experience with older adults, learning disabilities, acquired brain injury and substance misuse, up to senior level. I am available for independent social work in the above areas, in particular, support planning, needs assessment and Mental Capacity Act assessments. I am also able to offer ongoing support to private deputies and solicitors. I am interested in direct working with families struggling to find support for their relatives and am able to offer a wide range of advice on available options and the sector as a whole. I am able to offer both short and long term contracts, including one-off assessments.

I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Compliance, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Post placement contract, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Solicitors, Supervision, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector

BA (Hons) Social Work

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Needs Assessment, Support Planning, Mental Capacity Act Assessment, monitoring of placements, support for solicitors and deputies and direct work with service users and their families.