IASW Independent Social Workers
Name: Maggie Hesford
Type of Work/Specialism: Adult Services, Physical Disability, Older persons, Neuro rehab, Safeguarding Adults, Medical Social Work and hospital based assessment.
CORU Registration Number: SW050352
Region/Location: Cork based but other areas considered.
Languages spoken: English
Description of relevant experience/profile: 13 years frontline experience in the UK working in both the community and hospital settings. 4 years of management experience within a hospital based Social Work team at St Thomas’, London. Predominantly working within Adults services with vast experience in physical disability, older persons, hospital discharge and safeguarding adults. I also spent 2 years working with a community learning disability team so have some experience in this field also.
Qualifications: BA Hons degree in Social Work Studies (2007)
Professional registrations: CORU
Extra skills: I am a reliable, professional and passionate social worker with the ability to work autonomously or as part of a multidisciplinary team. I have experience of service improvement projects with Local Authority and the NHS as well as frontline Social work experience and within management positions. I have sound assessment, support planning and risk assessment skills and continue to grow and improve my own knowledge and practice through regular CPD and access to professional supervision.