A self motivated professional with extensive professional and personal experience of working with children and families, particularly within areas of complexity and vulnerability. A career dedicated to supporting, promoting and improving outcomes for children, young people and their carers. Experience in teaching, counselling, co-ordinating child protection programmes for schools, training, facilitating workshops, family and childcare social work, senior social work in hospice care, family work and Independent advocacy within CAMHS. Currently about to start work as an Independent Foster Care Assessor and Independent Fostering Panel Member. Ability to work creatively and to time scales.