Specialism: Children and families, Criminal Justice
Location: Cymru: East, Cymru: Mid, Cymru: South, Cymru: West, 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, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey
Over 30 years operational and strategic management experience covering all aspects of Children's services including over 7 years as a DCS and as Deputy Chief Executive.Offering considerable experience of leading and driving substantial change as an improver of services and outcomes. Experience of leading and managing services, including diagnostic work,undertaking investigations, and managing small or large projects to assist councils in developing their own thinking,improving outcomes,reduce services and improve efficiency. Politically sensitive and effective at working in line with local,regional, and national agendas.Website: abdcs.co.uk
I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Government offices, Inspection, Local authority departments, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
CQSW/DipSW 1980; Dip Social Learning Theory and Practice in Applied settings 1984
Professional registrations: Social Work England
Foundation Management Cert 1989; Strategic Management Cert 1999. Experienced local authority Director.