Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Mental Health
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
Previously Head of Service in a unitary authority. Experience as independent consultant in strategic development, research and audit, chairing panels, working with senior and middle managers, service review, Serious Case Reviews, Individual Management Reviews. Specialising in safeguarding, both adults and children. Working in Adult Social Care, Children and Families, Private and Voluntary organisations and Charities, NHS agencies, and in multi-agency settings.
I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Government offices, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Certificate in Applied Social Services
Professional registrations: Social Work England
Lecturer, senior manager, auditor, author of a number of Serious Case Reviews and Adult Safeguarding Reviews, service reviews: fostering and adoption, safeguarding, practice and structural reviews.