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Goksel  Guner

LLB (hons)

Case Manager


Based in: London
Clients: and around London

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of the West of England, Bristol
  • City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care - Adults Management
  • NVQ Level 4 in Health and Social Care
  • NVQ Level 4 in Registered Manager Award
  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • BABICM Practitioner Membership

EXPERIENCE

Goksel has experience working with clients with:

  • Complex Physical Disabilities
  • Brain Injury Mild - Severe
  • Cerebral Palsy / Birth Injury
  • Downs Syndrome/Autism / ADHD
  • Mental Health / Challenging Behaviours
  • Epilepsy

Goksel has gained extensive experience working within the UK care sector, in both care homes and domiciliary care.  Due to having worked to a senior level within this sector he has gained significant management skills and abilities. Goksel has been working in case management with adults and children with catastrophic complex injuries since 1997.

Goksel commenced his career as a Night Care Manager, whilst working at The London Borough of Haringey Care Home. He then went on to work for a charitable organisation in London for a Turkish Cypriot Community Association as a Specialist Carer Project Manager. After this Goksel started working in case management, assisting clients with recruitment of support workers, and with the management of care, organising training, conducting supervision and appraisal sessions and overseeing daily activity management. Goksel has also worked for many years alongside senior case managers as an assistant case manager, and through this he has gained experience in co-ordinating complex community care packages for clients and managing and overseeing multidisciplinary teams. Goksel has had many years’ experience working effectively with private and statutory MDT’s, workers, GP’s and local councils.

Since 2006 Goksel has worked closely with a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist providing community-based services to brain injury clients.  Goksel was later trained and supervised by the Consultant as a Rehabilitation Professional, to then provide combined Cognitive Re-training and Rehabilitation Programmes with clients.

Goksel takes responsibility for his professional and personal development by striving continually to improve his knowledge, skills and competence by attending regular seminars and conferences and he ensures he remains up to date with mandatory and specialist training and development.

Goksel can communicate and collaborate with people from various ethnic backgrounds, age, gender, sexual orientation, abilities/disabilities and regardless of political or religious preferences. He is bilingual in both Turkish and English and can speak ‘enough Greek’ to be able to communicate.

 

PERSONAL PROFILE

Goksel is multilingual with connections and family in Turkey, Cyprus and the UK. He has proven to be a skilled interpreter and link in culturally diverse cases.  He has a special interest in the transition of clients moving from hospital to home and with assisting them to settle back into the community. Goksel successfully and effectively sources suitable properties for clients and can assist with arranging adaptations to make a property accessible.

Goksel can speak Turkish and Greek.