I am a qualified, registered and experienced social worker with 15 years experience in child and family social work in the South Wales area. I have experience of undertaking child protection investigations as well initial and core assessments alongside working with children in the looked after system and work within the courts. I have also gained experience of completing fostering assessments and I have spent the last five and a half years working full time as an Independent Reviewing Officer and Child Protection Case Conference Chairperson. I have a huge passion for training and have undertaken a great deal of training related to social work, child protection, counselling and education. I am qualified to masters level and hold additional professional qualifications in Teaching and Counselling.