Joanne Edwards
Swansea Council Early intervention and Prevention service
Primary Care Child and Families Wellbeing Lead worker

I have worked in social care for 18 years, working in substance misuse, mental health and youth services. I have worked for the Early intervention and Prevention service for the past 7 years, the past 20 months of this has been spent developing and implementing the Primary Care Child and Families Wellbeing service.

I have extensive experience in supporting families and children with multiple and complex needs. I have proven ability to motivate and enable parents to improve their parenting capacity overcoming barriers such as, mental health problems, substance misuse, financial or housing difficulties, domestic violence, lack of skills, knowledge and commitment.