Senior Adoption Practitioner

Linda is a highly skilled social worker with experience of child protection, looked after children and children in need. She is also mother to three children, one of whom she and her husband Paul adopted in 2010.

Linda has worked closely with Young Carers and their families and in this role she won both local and regional awards. She moved to a position supporting young people leaving the care system and gained experience within a Fostering Team prior to joining ARC in 2014.

Linda brings a great deal of experience and with a personal and professional interest in Adoption she is now a member of ARC’s Therapeutic Adoption Support Team, with particular responsibility for our peer to peer ‘Buddy’ scheme and providing the independent support to birth families for a neighbouring local authority