SENIOR ADOPTION PRACTITIONER
Ayesha has worked with children for 20 years and started her career as a nursery nurse.
She transferred to the position of Social Work Assistant in a busy Children’s Team in Newcastle in 2001 where she was seconded to undertake the Masters Degree in Social Work at Durham University. She qualified in July 2006 and then spent two years working within child protection and looked after children teams.
In 2008 she moved to North Tyneside’s Adoption Team and has done some focused work with adopters on concurrency and foster to adopt placements. During her time with the Local Authority, Ayesha continued her professional development and gained the PQ Specialist Child Care award in 2012.
Ayesha joined ARC Adoption NE in April 2014 and is looking forward to the new challenges of working within the voluntary sector. Ayesha is married to Chris and has two children Will and Mia.