Specialist profile

Mr Jon Hird
Contact details
Business name: Arriba Consultancy Limited
Limited company registered in: Scotland
Company's registered number:


Address: 272 Bath Street,
City: Glasgow
Postal Code: G2 3JR
Telephone: 07739145152
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: North East, Scotland: Borders, Scotland: Central, Scotland: Lothian

HCPC and SSSC registered-18 years post qualifying experience in statutory social work with children and families. Graduate with PQ awards in social work. Extensive experience in reporting to court as an expert witness, risk assessment, kinship and parenting assessments. Licensed PAMS assessor (Parenting assessment for parents who have learning disabilities). Former Team manager for front line child protection service in a top performing Local Authority having Partners in Practice status. Former Team manager for CWD service.

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Solicitors, Supervision, Training and tutoring

BA Hons/ Diploma in Social Work/PQSW

Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England), Scottish Social Services Council
Extra skills:

Signs of Safety methodology for working with children and familiesLicensed PAMS ( parenting assessment manual software) Assessor