Specialist profile

Ms Valerie Lawrence
Contact details
Business name: Social Worker Services
Address: 2 Dukes Road
Cambuslang
City: Glasgow
County: South Lanarkshire
Postal Code: G72 7BA
Telephone: 07774478795
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families, Other
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, Scotland: Borders, Scotland: Central, Scotland: Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland: Fife, Scotland: Grampian, Scotland: Highlands, Scotland: Lothian, Scotland: Orkney, Scotland: Shetland, Scotland: Strathclyde, Scotland: Tayside, Scotland: Western Isles
Profile:

I have over 23 years professional C&F experience in the UK. I have been a SW with 2 LAs, a Team Manager with 3 LAs & a Service Manager with 2 Nat. Vol. Orgs & 1 IFA. In July 2010 I also became an ISW undertaking Form Fs (Fostering, Adoption & Kinship Care), Permanence Work & Scottish & English Court/Solicitor directed Viability, Parenting/Kinship Capacity & Residence/Contact Assessments. In addition, I have been an interim Enhanced Practitioner re. Family Court work, a Supervising SW with 2 IFAs and a Therapeutic Assessor. I also undertake Case/Service Review, Evaluation & Training. Please request my full CV, inc. terms/availability.

I work with: 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, NHS organisations, Practice assessment, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Qualifications:

DipSW & PG Cert Social Services Leadership

Professional registrations: Scottish Social Services Council, Social Work England
Extra skills:

SSSC & Social Work England Registration; Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance; UK Driving Licence and car insured for business purposes.