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: Social Work England
I have supervised social work students, both as an onsite supervisor and qualified as a Practice Educator 2 in 2019.