SENIOR ADOPTION PRECTITIONER
Linda began her social work career in 2000 after qualifying as a social worker that year. Her first job was in a Local Authority Childcare planning team, where she gained experience of child protection, looked after children and children in need cases.
In 2003 Linda joined another Local Authority where her role was working with Young Carers and their families. During her time as the Young Carers Social Worker Linda won awards both locally and regionally. In 2006 Linda continued her professional development and gained the Post Qualifying Award in Child Care.
In 2015 Linda began working as an agency Social Worker gaining valuable experience working with care leavers and as a Fostering Social Worker.
Linda has both a personal and professional interest in Adoption, and in October 2014 Linda began working for ARC Adoption as a sessional worker before joining the ARC Adoption team on a full time basis in May 2016.
Linda is married to Paul and has three children.