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I enjoy problem solving complex situations by applying sound clinical reasoning to maximise my client’s potential. As a dedicated and enthusiastic clinician, I strive to meet the holistic needs of everyone I work with. My excellent communication skills allow me to engage with people with communication difficulties as well as liaising effectively with professionals including healthcare and legal professionals. I have spent the majority of my career working with people with complex and varied needs.
2014 – Present Social Worker with Livewell Southwest.
Having been TUPE across to another organisation from Plymouth City council, I found myself moved into a Community team where I have now gained additional experience of complex case management within a community setting. Working with people with various disabilities, Mental Health Conditions whilst continuing to work with Acquired Brain injury as an area of special interest. I liaise with other professionals, completes complex assessments with detailed outcome focused support plans to ensure appropriate services are promoted. I focus on maximizing independence whilst accounting for risk.
2002 – 2014 Social Worker with Plymouth City Council.
My career has offered me the opportunity to specialise in complex care management predominantly within a hospital setting. I have worked extensively with amputees, general medical conditions and disabilities. I worked as the specialist Social Worker on a Neurology Rehabilitations Ward for several years, managing complex caseloads and facilitating timely safe discharges. This work has necessitated the development of good links with multidisciplinary teams and various agencies.
Anna is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions Ltd covering the following areas: