Specialism: Adult Services, Mental Health, Criminal Justice
Location: England: East Midlands, England: North East, England: North West, England: Yorkshire and the Humber
I have worked in adult social care for 30 years and 21 years post qualification. I have expertise working with People with Intellectual Disabilities, Mental Health, Autism, People with Dementia, social care assessments, Substance Use, Criminal Justice and Forensic Mental Health secure services.
I write Social Circumstances reports for Mental Health Tribunals.
I have experience working in Multi-Disciplinary Teams. I have knowledge of adult safeguarding and financial capacity assessments.
I am a Practice Educator.
I work with: Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Solicitors, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
I have supervised social work students, both as an onsite supervisor and qualified as a Practice Educator 2 in 2019.