Specialism: Children and families
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 am 6 years post qualified and currently working as an Independent Social Worker specialising in PAMS assessments since March 2019. Prior to this I was a Locum Practice Consultant within a Family Intervention Team. I have experience using the Signs of Safety model and supporting children under CP and CIN plans as well as within court proceedings. I am confident in therapeutic direct work around Loss and Grief as well as using a strengths based approach when supporting parents who have experienced loss. I am experienced in undertaking many assessments for private and public law such as Parenting Capacity, PAMS, Special Guardianship, s7, s37 and Viability Assessments.
I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Expert witness, Family assessment, Local authority departments, Practice assessment, Private/ independent sector, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Voluntary sector
BA Hons Social Work; HNC Childhood & Youth Studies.
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
Accredited in PAMS (Parent Assessment Manual Software) since 2013.
Over 8 years’ Court experience.
5 day Signs of Safety Practice Lead (2018)