Leigh, Interim Team Manager in the Care Home Support Team
Leigh joined CCC in 2008 in an administrative role in one of our Social Care Teams and knew she wanted to become a Social Worker. In 2010 Leigh started working as an Adult Support Co-ordinator, and in 2014 was offered an opportunity to complete Social Work training with The Open University, sponsored by CCC, which enabled Leigh to continue working alongside working towards becoming a Social Worker.
Leigh has continued to work through her career, completing training and qualifications, and is now working as the Interim Team Manager of the Care Home Support Team.
We asked Leigh about Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and she said:
Daniel, Social Worker, Older Peoples Team
Daniel has been with CCC for the last 5 years. Daniel started in an alternatively qualified Adult Support Coordinator role and was supported to apply for his social work qualification, he is now working as a social worker.
We asked Daniel why he loves working at CCC and here’s what he said:
Claire, Mental Health Manager
Claire qualified as a social worker in 2014 and joined the Mental Health Team in July 2017. Within two months of joining the team, Claire started her practice educator course and then went on to complete the AMHP course in 2019. In August 2021 Claire was promoted to a Team Manager.
We asked Claire what culture she likes to promote in her team as the team manager and here’s what she said:
Dan, Social Worker Adults with Autism Team in the Learning Disability Partnership
Daniel has been with CCC for the last six years and has progressed within Adult’s Services from alternatively qualified practitioner, through to a Qualified Social Worker.
We asked Daniel what he likes about working in the Adults with Autism Team (AAT) and here’s what he said:
Lucy, Social Worker in the Care Home Support Team
Lucy has been with CCC since the summer of 2018 where she joined as a Newly Qualified Social Worker completing her ASYE, moving into our Older People’s Team (now called the Community Team) before moving into the Care Home Support Team in 2021.
Lucy has recently completed a Best Interest Assessor qualification, so we asked her about her experience of completing a qualification at CCC and she said:
Eleanor, Social Worker in the Learning Disability Partnership
Eleanor first joined the CCC Learning Disability Partnership (LDP) Team whilst she was on her 70-day placement. Once she had finished the course, she applied to join the LDP team as an ASYE and has been with us for the last two and a half years.
We asked Eleanor why she loved working in the LDP Team and here’s what she said: