Mary McCaffrey


Gender: Female
Nationality/Ethnicity/Culture: Irish
Address:  Christchurch
New Zealand
Mobile Phone Number:  021 029 20681
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Qualifications:  CQSW – Certificate Qualification in Social Work (United Kingdom)
ANZASW Registered
SWRB Registered
HCCP Registered Social Worker (United Kingdom)Registered DAPAANZ Supervisor
Current Training:  Ongoing Professional Training.
Professional Experience: 
An honest and hard working professional with 26 years experience as a Social Worker, Probation Officer, Group Facilitator, Supervisor, Trainer and Manager within both statutory organisations and NGO’s in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Passionate about Social Justice and committed to contributing to positive reality based change for workers and service users alike. I am motivated by working alongside others to help them overcome challenges and would like to continue to utilise these skills in a positive, energetic and supportive way.

Specialist experience in working with and supporting you to work with:
-Family Violence
-Anger Management
-Alcohol and Other Drug Misuse
-Offending Behaviour
-Abuse and Trauma
-Conflict Resolution
-Anxiety and Depression
-Stress Management

Supervision Interests/Approaches/Type: 
Reflective Practice, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Person Centred.

Individual, peer and group supervision. Leadership and Management development. Working with team dynamics. Mentoring and up-skilling. Walking alongside you to empower you in your decision making.

If you are a Social Worker/NGO Worker/Organisation I can offer you skilled, professional support to ensure you achieve the outcome you want for yourself, your clients, your organisation. I am a passionate advocate for social justice, integrity and honesty are my highest priorities in my work practice. I am a clear communicator and am a skilled reflective listener. As an experienced Social Worker/Probation Officer/Group Facilitator/NGO Clinician/Supervisor/Manager I understand the demands you may be facing working within this sector. My aim is to affirm and support you to affect the changes you want and enable you to practice self-care and work/life balance.

I am more than happy to meet with you to ensure the ‘fit is right’ and to talk through what works best for you prior to any further commitment.

Kia kaha