Specialist profile

Ms Alison Smales
Contact details
City: London
County: London
Postal Code: NW6 1EZ
Telephone: 0447765265298
Professional information
Specialism: Adult Services, Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Other
Location: England: London, England: South East, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber

18 years social work experience of mental health statutory services/local councils in central London.
Adult mental health, older adults, and forensic
Best Interest Assessor and MCA assessments
Registered Intermediary for the Ministry of Justice.
Practice Educator and Visiting Lecturer for two Universities.
Immigration and Impact of Removal specialist
Human Rights Act Assessments
Excellent time management and able to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines

I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Court assessments, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Government offices, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector

Masters In Applied Social Studies, Diploma in Social Work, AMHP, Practice Educator Award, BA Modern Languages

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Safeguarding and forensic risk assessments
Offers Supervision for social workers
Section 117 aftercare eligibility
Expert witness
MHRT reports