“Supporting Young People to be the best they can.”
Hi, I’m Tiffany
Over the last 17 years, I’ve come to realise that helping young people to achieve better futures is my absolute passion. There really is no better feeling for me than seeing a young person become the best they can. It’s the driving force behind my work life and the reason why I spend time and energy continually developing my knowledge and building my skill set.
“It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish”, I often hear myself saying. That’s because I believe that, with the right support and guidance, every young person can achieve great things. No matter where we start in life, statistical outcomes are not inevitable, perspectives can be changed and horizons broadened!
Since launching as an independent provider in 2019, I’ve been working in schools and privately in North Lincolnshire and the surrounding areas. As I continue to develop as a support service provider, I plan to offer much more in the future. I’m very excited to see where my work will take me, who I’ll meet and work with and what I’ll learn. But mostly I look forward to “Supporting Young People to be the best they can”.
Since 2003, I’ve gained invaluable experience supporting children, young people and families and have had the pleasure of some great work opportunities.
North Lincolnshire Council
3 years as a Lead Parenting/Crisis Worker supporting parents and families at crisis point, aiming to prevent family breakdowns. Including developing a parenting session that became part of a parent training course, delivered locally.
4 years as a Senior Family Support Worker, managing a caseload of families that were part of at child protection or child in need plan. Supporting them to achieve positive outcomes.
7 years as an Intense Support Personal Adviser, working throughout many schools in North Lincolnshire. Managing a caseload of young people, working creatively with them in group works and 1:1 sessions, supporting them to overcome their barriers to progression. Also completing 2 Professional Diplomas, one through the University of Lincoln focusing on effective engagement, working towards change with young people and reflective practice and an OCR - Dip RSA in ‘Learning Development and Support Services for Young People’ also qualifying as a Careers Adviser.
1 year as a volunteer mentor for The National Probation Service. Supporting offenders on a skills for life programme, aiming to raise their attainment level and prevent them from re-offending.
7 years working a summer project, providing positive activities for children and young people from areas of deprivation, throughout the summer holidays at a local school.
Continuing Professional Development
I love learning and applying what I’ve learnt to help others. Committed to continually developing, I consider myself a forever student and am currently studying towards a ‘BA Hons in Counselling’ and coaching accreditation with the AC (Association for Coaching). This lot will keep me busy until around 2023! Who knows what I’ll do next, but it will be something around my passion - ‘Supporting Young People to be the best they can!’
The experience of 17 years working with children, young people and families, has enabled me to build a large portfolio of professional development. I regularly update my training and you can see my latest training and CPD list below.
I carry the following documents with me whilst I work and you can ask to see them anytime:
- Enhanced DBS
- Safeguarding Policy
- GDPR Statement
- Service Level Agreements
- References available
Thank you for reading ‘about me’. Be sure to follow me on social media or get in touch if you are thinking of booking one of my programmes.