Hannah Procter

Hannah is a practice tutor for the South East and East of England regions. Her desire to become a social worker was sparked whilst running a literacy project in Oakland, California. She recognised that the trauma and challenges many of her student’s faced were a major barrier to learning and she must move beyond the classroom to try and address these adversities.

Since qualifying as a social worker Hannah has worked in both the voluntary and statutory sector in multiple settings including hospitals, criminal justice social work and child protection teams. This work has taken her from rural Scotland to multiple London boroughs.

Hannah has taken an active role in training both social work students and colleagues in education and residential settings as a consultant social worker and practice educator. Prior to joining Frontline, she helped establish a new multi-agency team approach to working with adolescents at risk of sexual and criminal exploitation in North London.


BA American Literature, MSW Social Work, PgCert Practice Education, trained in Adolescent-mentalization based therapy (AMBIT) approaches.


Hannah led on child protection and domestic violence training for criminal justice social workers in East and Midlothian.

She established a training programme in approaches to working with young people at risk of sexual exploitation. Through this work she taught teaching assistants, residential care workers, school staff, family support workers and social workers.

Hannah has worked as practice educator in a child protection team.

Research interests

Co-production in social work settings; the role of trust in social work practice; ‘Working in the Life-Space’ approaches to direct work; the relationship between unstable housing and risk of child sexual exploitation.

Selected publications

Contributor to the Alexis Project, Hub & Spoke model evaluation.

Contributor to Caledonian System Evaluation.

Contributor to Research-in-Practice REACH programme evaluation. To be published.

Location: London

Coram Campus
41 Brunswick Square