Specialist profile

Mrs Gemma Garrity
Contact details
City: Preston
County: Lancashire
Telephone: 07581468644
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: North West
Profile:

I have over ten years of experience of working with children and families. I have worked as a Social Worker in Child Protection, Children with Disabilities, Adoption, Special Guardianship/ Friends and Family and Emergency Duty Team. I have also been a Team Manager in Initial Response.
I am DDP and Theraplay level 1 trained and have supported students and ASYE Social Workers.

I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Government offices, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Post placement contract, Practice assessment, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Voluntary sector
Qualifications:

BA Social Work

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Hard working, reliable, and have strong social work ethics and values. I’m adaptable, communicate effectively and use an empathic approach. I’m organised and motivated to complete work to deadlines.