Specialist profile

Ms Amanda Wheatley
Contact details
Business name: Self/Action First Agency
Address: 35 Dingleton Apartments
Chiefswood Road
City: Melrose
County: Scottish Borders
Postal Code: TD6 9HJ
Telephone: 07504992383 /01896 552186
Professional information
Specialism: Mental Health
Location: England: North East, England: North West, England: Yorkshire and the Humber

I am looking for reports and assessments to do in the North of England. These are likely to be mainly DoLS reports in practise. I am semi retired and very experienced. I have worked in social work related jobs since I was 22. I have been a child care social worker, adult care social worker and a mental health social worker. I am a long term BIA and was formerly an AMHP and an MHO (Scotland) I am therefore very aware of mental health and mental capacity law. I would say my main area of practise is mental health and mental capacity..

I work with: Advocacy, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Private/ independent sector, Research, Solicitors, Voluntary sector

MA/Diploma Social Work. BIA. Formerly AMHP/MHO. Diploma Social Administration.

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Assessment and report writing skills.
Knowledge of social work theory and practice.
Knowledge of sociological and cultural theories
Some research skills.