Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: East, England: London, England: South East
I am an independent practitioner with expertise in all areas of assessment including fostering, adoption, kinship, parenting, family relationships. I have extensive experience in working with families on parenting assessments as part of court care proceedings. I also have a strong background in quality assurance, auditing, policy and procedure reviewing or writing. I also undertake investigations of complaints under the Children Act guidance and sit on or chair panels as part of the complaint process.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Professional registrations: Social Work England
I am self motivated and always keep to agreed timescales. I have excellent direct work skills with children and their families. I am patient and objective, embracing diversity and difference.