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
I qualified as a social worker in 1996 and have experience in all areas of social care with specialist knowledge in Mental Health and Mental Capacity. I am highly trained in social care and my wealth of experience enables me to provide confidential, professional support and advice. I have previous experience as a Principal Social Worker and Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Lead, working at a senior management level, challenging and working to continuously improve professional practice across adult care influencing and contributing to national agendas.
I work with: Advocacy, 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, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Post placement contract, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Research, Review and evaluation, Strategy, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Practice Educator Course, BA Social Studies, Best Interests Assessor, Approved Social Work, Diploma in Social Work
Professional registrations: Social Work England
Social Work Learning Support/Continuous, Professional Development, Root Cause Analysis, Learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews, Independent Complaints