Portrait of Dr Paul Hollingdale Dr Paul Hollingdale

p.hollingdale@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472270



Biography

  • 1984 -2006- Kirklees Council – Social Services Department Care assistant & Assistant Manager – residential care-  Older People – 5 years
  • Qualified Social Worker -1991
  • Social Worker – 3 years
  • Team Manager – Social Work Adult Community team -4 years
  • Group Manager – Area social work teams (Adults and Older People)– 8 years

Teaching & Academic Responsibilities

  • Lecturer Practitioner – social work – P/T University of Huddersfield – 2 years (2004-2006)
  • Senior Lecturer  -BSc (Hons)
  • Social Work – 2006 on going         
  • Senior Lecturer – F/T – 2006 – on-goingCourse Leader, BSc (Hons) Social Work – 2011/12 – 2016               

Research and Scholarship

PhD student 2016 on-going, interested in the following topic.                                                                          

  • Student Social Workers and Newly Qualified Social Workers: Working with Older People
  • Proposed/ Indicative Title:Social Work with Older People: student and early career perceptions of this as an area of practice in England

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2015

Considine, T., Hollingdale, P. and Neville, R. (2015) ‘Social work, pastoral care and resiliencePastoral Care in Education , pp. 1-6. ISSN 0264-3944

Esteem

  • External Examiner(EE) – Social Work – University of Manchester  MSc Social Work 2015 ongoing                                                                              
  • University of Teeside (2017) pending
  • EE- University of Anglia Ruskin & London Metropolitan Universities – 2011-2014                                               
  • Invited by the University of Sunderland to support them in their internal validation of the SW course and in their external HCPC/TCSW validation (2014)
  • Invited by the University of Dundee (2014) to assist them in their subject review and external validation by the Scottish Social Work Board
  • Delivered a paper on the future role of adult social work – Berkeley University, California – Nov 2011
  • July 2014 – World Social Work Conference – presented on the future of social work education of England in the 21st century   
  • Taiwan (2016) World Conference Gerontology – Social Work with Older People in England, presentation
  • DH (April 2017) Invited by the DH to peer review research undertaken by Kings College, London  

Research Degree Supervision

  • MSc Safegaurding – supervision 2016/17 – Safegaurding adults, learning from outcomes

Administrative Responsibilities

Member of the School DBS panel

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • Module Leader – BSc Social Work – yr 3 UG and Final Yr MSc (qualifying routes)
  • Yr 1 – Understanding Social Work
  • Support a range of other modules across the curriculumTeach across PG MSc and professional courses – Best interest etc
  • Involved in developing and maintain service user and carer input to teaching and learning, specifically yr 1, students who record an interview onto DVD
  • Teach on other professional based courses, for example Adult Nursing,
  • Health Visiting Adult and Family Magistrate – Kirklees court (Chair in Adult Court) 1997 – April 2017