Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Mental Health, Other
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: Isle of Wight, England: London, England: North East, England: North West, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber
I qualified as a Social Worker in 2006 & have worked across Childrens & Adults social services. I am a qualified Best Interests Assessor for the purposes of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). I am also a qualified Teacher & can deliver training on Safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, Culture and Religion & other topics as required. I have a therapy dog (golden retriever) & a therapy horse which we can use if you like to aid sessions. I have particular experience of supporting people that may identify as LGBT. I can also offer support in relation to bereavement. I am happy to discuss your requirements to see if I can help.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), 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, Placements, Practice assessment, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
BA Hons Social Work, Best Interests Assessor (DoLS), Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching & Education (qualified Teacher).
Professional registrations: Social Work England
Quality assessments /reports, & individual therapeutic sessions. Flexible & able to travel or use video call/phone.Therapy dog or horse can be used if required.