Summary

Tel:07789716097  I specialise in providing bespoke training packages to Businesses and Organisations in supporting them to comply with the Equality Act 2010. Covering Disability Equality and Diversity. Quality training enables businesses to improve the services they provide, increases potential customers and can save thousands of pounds in compensation claims. Being a Disabled Person and wheelchair user gives me an insight of the types of barriers faced by disabled people when trying to participate within the job market or consumer market and also the risks to businesses, in terms of lack of understanding their responsibilities under the Equality Act and potential profit losses. Keeping up to date with Government Legislation makes economical sense to any forward thinking business and the best way to do that is to invest in some quality training. I can deliver just that! If you would like to discuss further on what I could do for you why not contact me on: 01706 419 345/07789 716 097 or email me at PDAconsultancy@virginmedia.com or check out my website www.pdaconsultancy.net


Expertise


Over 10 years experience in providing training packages to Businesses and Oraginisations in diversity and equality, specialising in their compliance with the Equality Act 2010. Individualised training in personal development to enable clients inprove self-esteem resulting in empowerment. Working with clients to obtain Welfare Benefits and Representation at Appeals and Tribunals. Clients are referred either by self referrels or Social Care Providers, the Health Service, Police and Armed Forces.

The training packages to Businesses and Organisations enables them to comply with the Equality Act 2010 saving them thousands of pounds in compensation claims. Training Trainers and Facilitation.

NVQ3 credited Support Planning Broker. Worked for a number of Local Authorities and NHS Trusts in relation to Personal Health Budgets and the Personalisation Agenda supporting their clients to draw up their support plans in connection with their support package funding. I also support self funders in writing their support plans. I also provide Payroll, Recruitment and Managed Accounts for people in receipt of an Individualised Budget/Direct Payments.

Experience

  • PDA Consultancy

    Owner
    - Current
  • 5113

    Disabled Persons Mentor
    2000 - 2010
    Empower Service Users, of Leonard Cheshire Disability, through peer support and training.
  • 5115

    Disabled Person's Access Officer
    1989 - 1991
    Access Audits and Access advice for Rochdale Council
  • Oldham MBC

    Clerical Assistant
    1988 - 1989
    Housing Benefits processor
  • London Borough of Brent Council

    Employment Liaison Specialist
    1982 - 1986
    Court local businesses to advertise their job vacancies with the Careers Sevice in Brent Council London.

Education History

  • Special Educational Needs

    Birtenshaw Hall Bolton
    1965 - 1975
  • 'O' Levels

    Oakwood Further Education Colege
    1975 - 1978
    English, Arithmetic, Human Biology
  • Psychology GCSE

    Oldham College
    1994 - 1995

Qualifications

Accredited Trainer in: Training for Trainers, Disability Equality Training, POVAA (Protection of Vulnerable Adults against Abuse), Personal and Sexual Relationships, Human Rights Legislation, Mental Capacity Act, Mentoring Skills/Personal Developmemt, Advocacy/Self Advocacy, Life Coaching, Money Management, Anger Management, Independent Living Skills, Staff Recruitment and Selection, Interviewing Skills, Committee Skills, Enabling Effective Communications, Implementation of the Social Model of Disability, Complaints Proceedures, Service Self Assessments/Audits (Local Authority Registration), Alternative and Augmentative Communication(AAC), Personal Centred Planning (P.A.T.H), Direct Payments/Personalisation/Community Care Assessments, Community Care Law/Power of Attomey, Section 26 Inspections (QCQ), Behaviour Support, Diversity, Compliance with the Equality Act 2010 Care Act 2014 and Human Rights. Accredited NVQ3/QCF3 with Honours in Support Planning.


Clubs and Associations

Elected Councillor on Shaw and Crompton Parish Council.

Interests and Hobbies

Writing books on disability, appeared in films highlighting discrimination towards disabled people, reading, music, good food and watching Rugby League.

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