Specialist profile

Ms Linda Hayes
Contact details
Address: Unit 14013
PO Box 6945
City: London
County: Devon
Postal Code: W1A 6US
Telephone: 07760284506
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families, Mental Health
Location: England: South West

I qualified in 2002 and I have seven years experience of working as a frontline children and families social worker, spanning s.47 enquiries, safeguarding, CIN and LAC. I have specialised with children with additional needs. I have experience of residential children's services and practiced as a supervising social worker with an independent fostering service. As an independent social worker, I practice as an Advocate, undertake statutory visits to Looked After Children, undertake court directed parenting assessments, Chair foster carer annual reviews, assess foster carers subject to allegations and complaints, complete Form F assessments and assess student social workers in practice.

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

DipSW, MA Social Work Studies, PQ Higher Specialist Practice Educator Pathway (PGCE), PQ1 (Childcare Pathway)

Professional registrations: Social Work England
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Based in Devon.