Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: Isle of Wight, England: London, England: North East, England: North West, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey
Qualified as a social worker in 2004, I have worked as a social worker, team manager, project manager and undertaken independent assessments. I have worked predominately in the field of Children and Families, including safeguarding, children in care and leaving care teams. I have experience of working with vulnerable adults and children and of undertaking various independent assessments, such as (not an exclusive list): fostering and connected persons assessments, SGO, parenting assessments, risk, contact and together or apart assessments. I am an experienced PAMs assessor. Able to traveI in UK and internationally, I have undertaken work in Australia, America, Europe, and South East Asia.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Compliance, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Government offices, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Post placement contract, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Voluntary sector
Professional registrations: Social Work England
Vast experience working directly with children and families since 1998, and since 2004 as a qualified social worker.