School of Social Work, Care and Community
Eden Building, ER217
Subject Areas: Social Work
Senior Lecturer in Social Work.
Interested in solution focus practice, attachment theory in practice, practice education, working with children and families and engaging with men/fathers.
Working in a child care team in Leicester from September 2000. In 2003 worked at the NSPCC for 11 years. Roles undertaken were children’s social worker, children’s advocate and a Children Service Manager in various locations across the Northwest. At the NSPCC I undertook different work which focused on working directly with children and families and undertaking specialist direct work with children Other roles were facilitating training on attachment based informed interventions, facilitating training on solution focused based informed interventions, facilitating group work interventions and developing and facilitating peri-natal parenting courses. In addition to this was sitting on the Child Death Overview panels and working on NSPCC national quality assurance panel. I was also involved with developing good practice with fathers particularly with the Under 1S services at the time both locally and nationally. I was awarded the National Fellowship Award for this work.
Previous academic roles senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University as BA Social Work admissions lead, Year 3 lead and teaching focused on children and families social work.
Outside interests, Badminton player and DJ
Year 3 lead BA Social Work