Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Other
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: London, England: South East
I am a SWE registered Social Worker with over 12 years post qualified statutory experience working with vulnerable adults and children. I have combined experience in children and adult services within the private and public sector. I used to work as a specialist in direct work with service user and completing independent assessments for family court. I have in-depth knowledge of social work services and have an in-depth understanding of developments within the social work profession. I also have experience of managing and supervising social workers as a Team Manager.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Compliance, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Placements, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Research, Review and evaluation, Strategy, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
BSc Social Work and Applied Social Sciences; MSc Mental Health Social Work with Children and Adults
Professional registrations: Social Work England
I am skilled in Communication, Team Building, and Mentoring. I have experiencing in interviewing, and developing a strong team of social work staff.