I gained a Graduate Certificate in 2013 as a Best Interest Assessor (BIA).
I am an experienced Best Interest Assessor and have a sound understanding of The Mental Capacity and Mental Health Act Interface as a qualified Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP).
I worked most recently as a Professional Lead in a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) team. Within this role I provided supervision and training in the Local Authority.
I have further experience as a Lecturer on a University course to qualify as an AMHP and BIA including marking University assignments. I have also worked in Quality Assurance roles for DoLS as an Independent Social Worker.
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