Director / ASC Education Consultant
Working for over twenty years within the Health and Social Care Sector, Tracey Green has gained valuable experience of working with individuals of all ages that present with various diagnoses and the addition of complex needs. Starting out her career as a support worker, Tracey worked with some very challenging young people and developed strategies of working that have been invaluable to this day.
Moving through various sectors of private, social services and charitable organisations and progressing in levels of responsibility over the years, Tracey proceeded to develop professional qualifications to progress in her career.
- Bachelor of Philosophy Autism Education Adults
- PTTLS – Audit Training Qualification
- NVQ 4 Registered Managers Award
- NVQ 4 Health and Social Care
- NVQ 3 Direct Training and Support
- NVQ 3 Health and Social Care
The Health and Social Care sector is a very complex area to work within as the person is required to liaise with a multitude of professionals, manage a staff team with limited experiences, support families with frustrations and anxieties for their child and most importantly the individual themselves whom is likely to be suffering a whole host of complexities and have a limited outlet. A 20 year record of experience ‘through the ranks’ has enabled Tracey Green to work in various situations, learn by experience and develop a confident manner and knowledge base in the very complex area of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Some of the experience has included:
Worked for many years as a link foster carer for Social Services which entailed supporting children with a variety of needs and their families. Having two children, one with Autism, ADHD, Sensory Integration Disorder and Severe Autism.
- 1:1 work with children with complex needs to manage behaviours that challenge within a home setting and out in the community.
- Setting up activities to channel the energy of young people into positive and achievable outcomes.
- Teaching of daily living skills, promoting independence and socialisation within their local community.
- Direct experience of living with a child with complex needs and facing the direct challenges that this brings for him and our family.
- A Registered Manager for residential services (private and charity run) for adults with autistic spectrum disorder and complex needs, managing
- Individuals with dual diagnosis conditions, specifically personality disorder and schizophrenia
- Individuals with offending behaviour living within the community
- Young people with a history of abuse which has impacted on their diagnosed condition
- Individuals with limited life experience, lacking in independent living skills and ability to enter further education or paid work.
- Violence and aggression stemming from frustration and inability to communicate needs to others.
Working within Social Services to set up and provide services for adults with disabilities
- Training or retraining of daily living skills
- Developing systems for individuals to manage finances, to pay their bills and budget
- Enabling people to live within the community safely, developing systems to reduce vulnerability
- Sign posting necessary services and supporting to engage in employment and training opportunities.
- Development and delivery of specific training on autistic spectrum disorder and associated complex needs. This included tailoring training sessions to the current needs of the service user and staff team.
- Development and delivery of care management training in line with the current management and leadership qualification
- Direct mentoring and teaching with students participating in work experience within a specialised care setting
- Experience of training at Health & Social Care mandatory courses and specialist sessions within two medium to large healthcare companies.
April has worked for eight years in the Health and Social Care sector, working initially as a trainee support worker in residential care and working her way up to Team leader in the community. April is a very able and conscientious individual who genuinely cares about the people she provides support for and the staff team that help her to do this. Throughout her working career April has gained qualifications to enable her to manage healthcare services, these qualifications include:
- Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (ongoing)
- Diploma level 3 Health & Social Care
April is a ‘hands on’ manager and works effectively with her staff team and service users, role modelling quality care provision. April firmly believes in the ‘Can do’ approach and injects confidence and raises self esteem in all who she meets. The care values in CCT Community Enablement Team are driven by a genuine belief that people matter and dignity and self worth are paramount in the provision of Community support services.