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
I am an experienced social worker having qualified in 1994. I have experience of working in a variety of settings including child protection, Children Looked After, Children with disabilities, fostering teams, including local authority and independent fostering agencies. I have carried out Prospective Adopters reports, fostering assessments including viability assessments, connected carers assessments and SGO assessments. I carry out contact supervision, including observation and analysis. I also carry out staff supervision and support in all aspects. I also offer equine therapy for children with disabilities and children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. I am HCPC registered.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Family assessment, Government offices, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Voluntary sector
DIPSW/HE BA (Hons) in Social Policy and Administration
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
Equine Therapy which can be used for one to one or group therapy. Offered to children in care, children with disabilities, individuals who would benefit from non talking therapy.