CPP Meet the Team

Principal Social Worker

Michael King

Interim Head of Centre for Professional Practice and Research in Practice Link Officer

01384 816709

My Roles and responsibilities


  • Auditing.

  • Training.

  • Link worker for Assessment Service.

  • Producing guidance and policies.

  • Assist safeguarding board with various matters.

  • Link Officer for Research in Practice

  • Assist with case reviews and Health and Safety.

Nisha Patel

Advanced Social Work Practitioner

01384 813104

My Roles and responsibilities


  • Auditing

  • Link Worker for Care Management

  • Providing training to the Social Work Teams and Service.

  • 1:1 direct support to Social Workers and Team Managers in relation to case work.

  • Quality assurance of Plans, Assessments, and Court Reports.

  • Support to the Service Manager reviewing caseloads within the service.

  • Advice and guidance in relation to policies and procedures.

  • Completing Case Reviews.

  • Supporting the ASYE Programme

Ryan Gale

Advanced Social Work Practitioner

01384 813029

My Roles and responsibilities

  • Link worker for Early Help Service

  • CPP auditor

  • Develop and Deliver Early Help Training

  • Contribute to the development of Early Help guidance, policies and procedures

  • Regularly meet with Early Help Head of Service, Service Managers, Team Managers and Enablers

Chris McLagan

Learning and Development Consultant

01384 813134

My Roles and responsibilities

  • Learning and Development Consultant

  • Inductions

  • CCM Training

  • Support with Training Programme

Gurpreet Kumari

Business Development and Business Support Officer

01384 818622

My Roles and responsibilities

  • Business Development Officer

  • CCM Training

  • Business Support service to the CPP Team

  • Organising and Maintaining Training Events Programme

  • CPP Website development and Maintenance

  • Communications

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