The Social Care Podcast

This podcast was created by Social Care Workers for Social Care Workers in an effort to open up the conversation about the work we do and people we support. Social care work covers a wide spectrum of activities and there has been no shortage of guests to interview. The hosts and guests alike give their time and energy freely to this podcast for the benefit of social care as a whole. You can click on any of the episodes below to listen.

Podcast Hosts

Audrey Moore

Audrey Moore has worked in social care for the past 20+ years in front line, management and teaching roles. Currently a consultant with Trust Social Care Consultancy, Audrey works with Social Care Workers and organisations providing professional supervision, mentoring and training and lectures part-time in TUDublin.

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David Bagnall (Baggie)

David Bagnall has worked in a variety of Youth Work and Social Care settings. Currently a Team Leader in ChildVision where he has worked for 16+ years. He is the parent of a visually impaired son and is an advocate for Human Rights-based Approach in Health and Social Care Services; Participation, Accountability, Non-discrimination and Equality, Empowerment and Legality.

Series 1 Episodes

Audrey Darby

Speaking about equine therapy in social care

Adrian McKenna

Speaking about his journey into social care and the value of making mistakes

Celine Dillon

Discussing addiction and recovery and the importance of supports in university

Rosemarie Hayden

Speaking about the IRC's work with Ukranian refugees

Catherine Kelly

Chatting about her work in WALK and self care

Paul Flynn

Speaks about the development of aftercare services in Crosscare

Sinead Quinn

Chats about her work in a domestic violence service

Paul Curtis

Hear Paul speak about the social care aspects of Youthreach

Sue Cushen

Listen to Sue's story as she speaks about her experiences as a foster parent

Rachel Fayne

Hear Rachel speak about the her service assisting women with addiction and domestic violence issues.

Sherin Hughes

Hear Sherin speak about the origins and explosion of the Sister Sheds

Audrey & Baggie

Your hosts, discussing pertinent issues with guests and each other.

Podcast Guests

If you are interested in becoming a guest on The Social Care Podcast, please get in touch by emailing Feedback is always welcome to this email address also.