A qualified Social Worker with 5 years of experience supporting adults with complex needs. I have worked successfully with individuals and families who experience mental health problems, drug and alcohol problems. I have experience working with older people, people with learning disabilities and those facing social exclusion.
With a good understanding of the legal frameworks, standards of proficiency and professional capabilities framework required of social work as a profession. I have experience in carrying out assessments under the Mental Health Act 1983 as an Approved Mental Health Professional. I have carried out assessments under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Best Interests and Deprivation of liberty safeguards.
I am a committed and highly motivated professional. I consider myself to be a good communicator, working well as part of a team. I consider myself to be well organised and committed to the applying my knowledge to complex casework.