Specialism: Adult Services, Mental Health
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: London, England: North East, England: North West, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber
Masters in Social Work (2006) - employed by LA adult social care services resulting in a wealth of experience supporting adults with physical and mental health needs. Senior Supervising Social Worker, supervising a team of Social Workers and Review Officers. Qualified Practice Educator. Independent Social Worker at The Care Advice Centre. I provide detailed reports and commission care packages or advise upon residential/nursing placements. I apply for benefits to maximise client's income. I complete applications for NHS Continuing Healthcare and complete appeals. I support solicitors to complete Lasting Power of Attorney Certificates or COP3 forms. Expert Court Reports.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Government offices, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Masters Social Work
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
NHS Continuing Health CareMental Capacity AssessmentsCare Act 2014Lasting Power of AttorneysMental Health Act 1984BenefitsMDT working Advocacy