Director of Self-Directed Support
Robert has over 30 years of experience working in central and local government, beginning his career with the Civil Service in 1991, before working in various local authority social work roles for 16 years until joining ILF Scotland in 2015. As Director of Self-directed Support for ILF Scotland, Robert is responsible for leading the organisation’s frontline service delivery teams of Caseworkers and Assessors in Scotland and Northern Ireland. He is also strategic lead for 37 statutory social work partners. Robert has a keen interest in promoting Advocacy as a trustee with Speak Out advocacy and the interaction between social welfare and social work as a member of the Poverty Alliance.