Specialist profile

Mrs Karen Burke
Contact details
Business name: Self Employed
Address: C/O 34 Bradford Road
City: Brighouse
Postal Code: HD6 1RW
Telephone: 07766824814
Professional information
Specialism: Adult Services, Mental Health
Location: England: East Midlands, England: North East, England: North West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber

Reliable, mental health social worker/nurse with substantial health and social care experience in a variety of settings, including hospitals, the community and care homes. Regulatory experience. Committed to ensuring the best interests of the most vulnerable in society and supporting families/carers. Comprehensive MCA and DoLS Best Interests Assessments. Compilation of high quality, fully evidenced reports into contentious aspects of service delivery and care plans. Background reports for complaints and safeguarding reviews; the Court of Protection, Mental Health Tribunals; Supportive Practice Teaching; Bespoke MCA/DoLS training and policy development.

I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Compliance, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Government offices, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector

M.Sc; B.Sc(Hons);CQSW;Dip Psych.SW;RN;RMN;BIA

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

As a registered adult (RN) and mental health nurse (RMN) and social worker, I am able to develop practical, statutory-based solutions to a variety of complex situations.