Sue is an established independent children’s services consultant, trainer, facilitator and project manager. With 10 years extensive experience in the development, delivery and performance management of Sure Start children’s centres in DfE and as strategic lead for Children’s Centres at Derby City Council, Sue now has more than three years experience in tailored consultancy and training support for childrens services in local authorities and the third sector covering childrens centres, early intervention, child poverty and troubled families strategies and the use of Outcome Based Accountability tools to focus teams on impact and improving outcomes. Since March 2013 she has led work on childrens centres commissioning at Walsall Council.
Sue is passionate about creative, participatory strength based working leading to improved outcomes for families and children and a skilled and motivated workforce. Sue is accredited by Centre for Excellence and Outcomes (C4EO) and NCB as a skilled sector specialist, trainer and peer supporter. A regular contributor of specialist content on Ofsted requirements for Perspective for Childrens Centres, Sue also collaborates with other independent training and support providers including Skills for Local Authorities.