Specialism: Children and families
Location: 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
A qualified Social Worker with over 25 years experience; skilled manager and motivator of staff. Interest in staff development and coaching to deliver quality services. Experienced and skilled in QA, service design and development. Extensive experience as an Implementation Manager supporting LA's and 3rd Sector organisations prepare for major policy change across the sector.
I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Compliance, Direct work with service users, Government offices, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Placements, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Solicitors, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
CQSW; Practice Teaching Award; Post Graduate Management Certificate; Executive Coaching Certificate
Professional registrations: Scottish Social Services Council
Service Development & Design; Tender submission; Project Planning; Supervision Coaching & Mentoring; Conflict resolution; Complaint Investigation; Quality and Improvement; Audit.