Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: London, England: North East, England: Yorkshire and the Humber
I am an experienced Children’s Social Worker and Manager. Practice Educator and Assessor. I manage complaints and investigations. Experience of Quality Assuring practice. I am able to provide single or multi-agency training. I author IMR's and single agency reviews. I can provide visits under Reg 44 for residential care and reviews of services. I am able to provide independent supervision as well as mentoring/ support to practitioners and managers. I can provide independent chairing for Safeguarding Boards and complex cases. I have experience of sitting on fostering panels and independent safeguarding panels. I can provide expert witness evidence to courts.
I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Compliance, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Review and evaluation, Strategy, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
DIPSW, Practice Teacher Award, CMS
Professional registrations: Social Work England
I complete tasks and provide value for money. I engage with others with empathy but always professionally. I am analytical in my approach and will provide realistic options to ensure good outcomes.