Home Search for a social worker Find a Social Worker using the search facility below: Select type of work All Assessments Chairing Complaints Consultancy Expert Witness Other Teaching / Mentoring Therapy / Counselling / Direct work Select specialism All Adoption and Fostering Age Assessments Alcohol and drug misuse Allegations of parental alienation Allegations of radicalisation Autism Cultural issues Domestic violence EHCP (SEN) Female Genital Mutilation Forced marriages Gang and 'county lines' drug supply Immigration and asylum seekers Learning difficulties / Special needs Mental Health Online abuse and Grooming Pams Assessments Playtherapy Sexual abuse issues Traveller / Roma Families Select region All East Midlands Eastern International Ireland London North East North West Scotland South East South West Wales West Midlands Yorkshire & Humber Select language All Arabic Bangla Bengali Cantonese English Frafra French Gaelic German Ghanaian Gujarati Gurune Hausa Hebrew Hindi Igbo Irish Italian Malay Mandarin Mirpuri Polish Portuguese Punjabi Russian Spanish Swahili Sylheti Bangla Turkish Urdu Yoruba Search by Name Use of the directory confirms your acceptance of our terms & conditions All A B D F H K L M P S T W N Blossom Francis Personal Information Qualifications: Bachelor SW, Master SW, Practice Teaching and Enabling Others Services Offered: Assessments and Consultancy Specialism: Alcohol and drug misuse, Cultural issues, Domestic violence, Learning difficulties / Special needs, Mental Health and Pams Assessments Foreign Languages: English, Gujarati and Hindi Regions available: East Midlands, Eastern, London, South East and South West Location: London Email: email@example.com Mobile: 07507 863014 Telephone: 07507 863014 Profile During 15 years of post qualifying experience in children and families front line service, I have gained invaluable experience of various facets such as parental substance misuse, parental mental health, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, honour based violence, to name a few. My Asian/Indian background and awareness of cultural issues benefit my assessment and intervention with various Asian and ethnic minority communities. My ability to speak, read and write Hindi and Gujarati is the cherry on top as I am able to tender my services to a larger population. I have undertaken parenting assessments, risk assessments, Pams, SGO assessments and viability assessments. Rukhsana Farooqi Personal Information Qualifications: LLB Hons, MA/CWSW, Accredited Social Work, Practice Teacher, Diploma in Counselling, Advanced Award in Social work. MSC in Mental Health social work and Professional doctorate (from the Tavistock clinic); PAMS Services Offered: Assessments, Chairing, Complaints, Consultancy, Expert Witness, Teaching / Mentoring and Therapy / Counselling / Direct work Specialism: Adoption and Fostering, Alcohol and drug misuse, Autism, Cultural issues, Domestic violence, Forced marriages, Immigration and asylum seekers, Learning difficulties / Special needs, Mental Health, Playtherapy and Sexual abuse issues Foreign Languages: English, Hindi, Mirpuri, Punjabi and Urdu Regions available: East Midlands, Eastern, International, London, North West, South East, South West, Wales, West Midlands and Yorkshire & Humber Location: London Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 07397 002568; 07958 295831 Telephone: 07397 002568; 07958 295831 Profile Dr Rukhsana Farooqi Social Work Consultant/Director of Empowering Black Children and Families LTD a multidisciplinary Team. I have expertise in working with families from Pakistan, India and, Bangladesh and an interest in working with children of dual heritage. Also experience of working in child protection and assessing children and families subject to court proceedings. I have been a Guardian ad Litem for the Leicester, Nottingham, Birmingham and London panels and a part-time Court Welfare Officer for the Middlesex Probation Service. I undertake Independent comprehensive assessments in Public and Private Law Proceedings, immigration, age assessments and work for the Official Solicitor. I have expertise in forced marriage and honour based violence. I have undertaken assessments where there have been issues of radicalisation. I also have expertise in child and adolescent mental health and therapeutic work with young Asian women. Judith Ann Fournel Personal Information Qualifications: CQSW, Diploma in Management Studies Services Offered: Assessments, Chairing, Complaints, Consultancy, Expert Witness, Teaching / Mentoring and Therapy / Counselling / Direct work Specialism: Adoption and Fostering, Alcohol and drug misuse, Autism, Domestic violence, Learning difficulties / Special needs, Mental Health, Playtherapy and Sexual abuse issues Foreign Languages: English Regions available: East Midlands, Eastern, International, London and South East Location: South East, South London Email: email@example.com Mobile: 0781 8638420 Telephone: 0781 8638420 Profile Before qualifying as a social worker in 1980, I worked as a marriage guidance counsellor. I worked for 25 years for local authorities, in both mental health and children & families teams, and for 10 years I managed an adoption and fostering team and was a member of the agency’s adoption and permanence panel. I then managed a residential parenting assessment unit for three years before returning to practice as a senior practitioner. Since 2001, I have worked as a children’s guardian and independent social worker, providing expert witness parenting assessment reports in the family courts. Robert Forrester Personal Information Qualifications: BA Hons in Applied Social Studies; CQSW & DIPSW Services Offered: Assessments, Chairing and Consultancy Specialism: Alcohol and drug misuse, Cultural issues, Domestic violence, Immigration and asylum seekers and Sexual abuse issues Foreign Languages: English Regions available: East Midlands, Eastern, International, London, South East, South West, Wales and West Midlands Location: South East London Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 07931 581279 Telephone: 07931 581279 Profile Born in Jamaica but educated in UK , I am at ease working with clients from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. I have worked in Residential Childrens Homes and after qualifying as SW I joined Hackney Children Services. This inner city experience helped develop strong assessment skills working with communities including Orthodox Jews, Turkish, S. Asians, West African, Eritreans, Caribbean,Irish, White British and Travelling families. I have addressed sexuality and gender issues. Worked for 9 Local Authorities & also Cafcass managing Children's Guardians in the Principal Registry. I was a manager at Windsor & Maidenhead and at Redbridge Children's Trust as a Quality Assurance Officer. A good listener my primary task is to protect vulnerable children.