Specialism: Adult Services, Mental Health
Location: England: North East
I am an experienced Independent social worker and now offer an Independent Best Interest Assessor (BIA) and Practice Teacher services. I have over 18 years' experience as a front line practitioner, across adult services including learning disabilities/autism. I have extensive experience of carrying out assessments and reviews and completing detailed reports. I have strong decision making, communication and planning skills. I am registered with Social Work England and have a current enhanced DBS. I have professional and public liability insurance to undertake Best Interest Assessments and Practice Educator work.
I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Government offices, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Post placement contract, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Regulatory bodies, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
BA (Hons) Social Work, Advanced Social Work
Professional registrations: Social Work England
BIA, Practice Educator, advanced social work practitioner, PTTLS. Further Education for adult learners Tutor.