Specialist profile

Mr MICHAEL Broadhurst
Contact details
Business name: MBroadhurst Independent Social Work
Address: 48 Rosegarth Avenue
City: Sheffield
County: South Yorkshire
Postal Code: S26 2DD
Telephone: 07756137212
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families, Mental Health
Location: England: East Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber

I have over 16 years’ experience of working with children and families, including extensive experience of specialist reunification assessments, and form F fostering assessments; and I am an independent fostering panel member.

I also have over 20 years combined experience of social work and quality assurance work.

I am available to undertake:

- Form F fostering assessments and quality assurance.
- Specialist reunification assessments and consultations.
- Analytical chronologies and workshops.
- Coaching and mentoring.
- Quality assurance work, including case file reviews/audits.

I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Family assessment, Inspection, Local authority departments, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Review and evaluation, Strategy, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector

BSc (Hons) Social work (First class); Post-graduate diploma applied positive psychology; Diploma social policy and criminology

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Social pedagogy; CSE; children's rights and advocacy; solution focused practice; acceptance and commitment therapy; coaching; stress management.