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Gemma Hunt

profileAssistant Professor, Social Work
+44 02476 550722
Room WCE0.16, Centre for Lifelong Learning, Westwood Campus

Gemma is a Senior Teaching Fellow, and her professional background is in statutory social work with children and families where she worked extensively in child protection and court work. Gemma worked at Warwickshire County Council for several years before joining the Coventry Academy Team in 2018. Gemma joined Higher Education in February 2020 and prior to joining Warwick University, she was Course Director for the Social Work Apprenticeship Degree at Coventry University.

Gemma is an experienced Practice Educator and Practice Educator Assessor and has worked with Universities and Local Authorities as an End Point Assessor for the social work apprenticeship degree. Gemma has been instrumental in the development of Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSWs) and Practice Educators in training. She has worked closely with workforce development where she was responsible for overseeing the delivery of projects such as Step Up to Social Work and the Apprenticeship Degree. Gemma is an Approved Children and Families Practitioner after successfully passing the National Accreditation and continues to support and mentor social workers preparing for the NAAS. Gemma is currently completing a Professional Doctorate in social work and is registered with Social Work England.