Nigel Horner is a Senior Academic in Social Work in College of Social Science and Head of the School of Health and Social Care.
Nigel began his practice career in residential child care, before working in community development, mental health settings and then fostering and adoption before engaging in staff training and policy development. He has worked in higher education since 1995.
Nigel is engaged in the strategic leadership of the growing School of Health and Social Care that delivers an expanding range of qualifying and post qualifying programmes in Health and Social Care, Nursing and Social Work. The School also supports Health and Social Care research and enterprise activities.
Nigel sits on the University ‘s Academic Board and External Examiner Committee. He is a member of the College Social Science Management Team and is Deputy Chair of the Heads of School Forum.
Social Work and Social Welfare history. Social Work theory and practice interventions. Residential child care. Ageing and older people.
— HEA, 2013
— NottinghamTrent University, 1994
Masters in Social Work
— Nottingham University, 1991
CQSW / Post Graduate Diploma
— Glasgow University, 1980
BA (Hons) Sociology
— Durham University, 1976
Joint University Council / Social Work Education Committee
— Senior Fellow
External Activities and Consultancy
Current: Keele University (Masters in Social Work)
Previous: Sheffield Hallam University; Sunderland University, Robert Gordon University; Portsmouth University
Member of Lincolnshire Excellent Ageing Steering Group
Director, Adults Supporting Adults (www.asaorg.co.uk)