SENIOR ADOPTION PRACTITIONER
Angela began her social work career in 1996 with a voluntary adoption agency based in Durham.
She was employed as Project Administrator for the Family Placement Team and was encouraged to re-train to qualify as a social worker, which she did in 2005. She spent ten years employed in the voluntary agency before moving to work for a local authority, during which time she continued her professional development obtaining a BA Social Work & Post Qualifying Specialist Award for Social Work with Children, Young People, Their Families and Carers in 2009 at Northumbria University.
Angela joined ARC North East in April 2014 and is enthusiastic to have the opportunity to influence the development of the agency and share her significant knowledge and skills with the team. Angela is married to Paul, they have two grown up children, a son and a daughter who are married. They have one granddaughter with another grandchild due later this year.