Highly motivated and dedicated professional with substantial experience working in and managing front line child protection services. Over 10 years of experience working with children and families within wide ranging circumstances covering assessment, intervention and care planning. Experienced and confident cross-examination. Expertise in assessing parent’s capacity to change and understand concerns in the context of a wide range of factors or issues. Will consider and explore these issues balanced with the strengths and vulnerabilities, founded on a robust analysis of the presenting factors ensuring that children and young people are kept safe from significant harm.
BA (Hons) Social Work;Post Qualifying Social Work Framework Consolidation and Preparation for Specialist Practice – Childcare
Observation/assessment of the child, parenting assessment, emergency, short/long term care planning, pre-birth planning, kinship assessment, viability assessment, reunification and adoption.