Jodie Parker

Case Manager Assistant (CMA)

Jodie is a case manager assistant with 11 years of experience working in the social care sector as a mental health link worker, support worker and housing resettlement worker. She has a wide range of experience of working in the fields of complex mental health and is highly efficient and competent in working with and supporting clients with physical disabilities, learning difficulties and challenging behaviours; she is extremely enthusiastic about supporting clients with disabilities and feels strongly about encouraging them to strive for their goals and aspirations.

Jodie is well acquainted in working within multidisciplinary environments and has previously worked closely with medical staff including psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, nurses and doctors, and with agencies such as social services, police and probation, local authorities and the education sector.

Jodie also brings a more wide-ranging array of experience to the table and is highly experienced and knowledgeable in working in the fields of training and employment, homelessness, housing needs, child protection, the protection of vulnerable adults, safeguarding, substance and alcohol misuse and eating disorders.

Jodie’s well-tuned empathy and outstanding interpersonal skills are key when working with clients and their families. She brings many transferable skills to her role at Stokes Case Management from the social care sector, particularly in her understanding of how support should be provided to clients and their families and in her previous hands-on experience in terms of care. Jodie thrives under pressure; with her calm demeanour she is patient yet dynamic. Jodie is also an excellent team-player. She also possesses considerable experience in writing individual support plans for clients. Ultimately, Jodie provides a first class and well considered service to her clients.

Jodie also has four years of experience as a prison officer. She has an NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care and a BTEC level 2 in Custodial Care.