With a career spanning over 23-years in training, development and family practice Maxine has always been passionate about training and development.
As a highly experienced family practitioner and trainer, her skills have helped to develop the workforce of numerous local authorities in family intervention methodology and safeguarding.
She is passionate about embedding the right skills and techniques for frontline workers to be able to relate theory into practice.
Maxine's extensive safeguarding experience has lead to her supporting numerous local authorities and housing associations to write and embed robust polices and procedures. From there she has trained thousands of staff members to understand and deliver their safeguarding responsibilities.
Her work has led to 2 National Awards for Learning and Development, national recognition from the Family and Parenting Institute and she was the Subject Matter Expert for the National ATREMIS One Children’s Workforce Induction Programme in parenting.
More recently she has successfully supported organisations to build resilience and mental well-being in their staff during this pandemic.
In addition she is a respected trainer in the field of conflict resolution, for both staff and management.
Maxine is the Chair of Children and Young People's Overview and Scrutiny for Stoke on Trent City Council. Her role is to influence the policies and decisions made by the council and other organisations involved in delivering public services. The Scrutiny Committee gather evidence on issues affecting local people and makes recommendations based on its findings.
Using this valuable experience Maxine is able to offer scrutiny services underpinned by sound methodology that works in practice.
Services that Maxine can offer:
* Training and development for managers and staff.
* Service evaluations.
* Strength based service scrutiny.
* Writing and developing policies and procedures.
* Bespoke consultancy services.