Julie is a practice tutor in the North East region. She left statutory social work practice in September 2016 to take up her post as lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire on the Frontline programme. She also delivers and develops safeguarding training as part of a local authority safeguarding board. Prior to this Julie’s background was in child protection, as a senior practitioner in a children with disabilities team and finally as a manager of a local authority fostering team. Julie completed the Firstline leadership programme in 2016.
Leadership in social work, safeguarding children with disabilities, child sexual exploitation and reflective supervision.
Ofsted report, ‘Communication is the Key, A good practice survey of the services for deaf children’ (October 2012). The report identified a case I as an example of outstanding practice in relation to Safeguarding and ascertaining Children’s views, wishes and feelings.
BSc Social Work, Specialist Award for Social Workers working with children, young people, their families and carers
Julie has been an Academic Tutor since September 2016 and takes great pride in the development of participants. Her ethos and values are that she is approachable and available to support the needs of the participants as well as share her own practice experiences and knowledge.
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Julie is a practice tutor in the North East region.
Allan Brownrigg – Head of Region, North East
Allan is a registered social worker and an accredited psychotherapist and has worked in a range of social work settings.
Ross is a practice tutor in the North East region.
Rebecca is a practice tutor in the north east.