Specialist profile

Mrs Emma Martindale
Contact details
Business name: Nature on the Mind
Address: 44 Braeside Road South
City: Gorebridge
County: Midlothian
Postal Code: EH23 4DL
Telephone: 07834830420
Professional information
Specialism: Adult Services
Location: Scotland: Borders, Scotland: Central, Scotland: Fife, Scotland: Lothian

I have nine years experience of working in local authority social work as both a social worker and team leader in adult learning disability services and with older adults.

Experience in relation to adults with learning disabilities, Adults with Incapacity Act, Adult Support and Protection Act, Person-Centred Planning, alternative communication tools, therapeutic interventions, Direct Payments and Individual Service Funds.

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Private/ independent sector, Research, Review and evaluation, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector

Master in Social Work (MSW)

Professional registrations: Scottish Social Services Council
Extra skills:

Adult assessment
Complex cases
Adults with Incapacity Act
Adult Support and Protection Act
Talking Mats trainer
Nature-based interventions
Team wellbeing