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
I qualified in 1991 and since then have worked in Adult Mental Health and in Adult Safeguarding. I am currently practising as an AMHP and I am a BIA. I also have experience as a manager both strategically and operationally. I have studied safeguarding law at Masters level which has enhanced my practice in all aspects of safeguarding including undertaking enquiries under the Care Act (2014). I have a good track record in leadership and management roles in Adult Safeguarding and in Mental Health. I have worked as a specialist advisor (Eng) and contributed to professional groups such as the BASW Policy Ethics and Human Rights committee.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Government offices, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, 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
MA (Law), CQSW, Dip Social Work, Dip Counselling, Practice Teaching Diploma, ILM Management Coaching and Mentoring
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
Appreciative Enquiry, Action Learning. AMHP. BIA.