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Jennifer Bigmore

  • +447902911858
  • jbigmore at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer In Child Care Social Work
  • BGB
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  • Galpin, D., Bigmore, J. and Parker, J., 2011. Hitting the Ground Running. The survival guide for newly qualified social workers in adult and mental health services. Jessica Kingsley Pub.
  • Davey, J. and Bigmore, J., 2009. Introducing child care social work: Contemporary policy and practice. Exeter, England: Learning Matters.


  • Bigmore, J. and Lodwick, P., 2009. Assessment in Social Work. Newly Qualified Social Workers: A Handbook for Practice. SAGE.

External Responsibilities

  • Northampton University, External Examiner - BA(hons)/MA Children, (2008-2012)

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • International federation of Social Work, Parma, Italy – delivered paper with colleague on Managerialism and Post Qualifying Social Work Education (01 Mar 2007)
  • European Social Work symposium. (01 May 2006)


  • Practice Teaching Award in Practice education (Southampton University, 2004)
  • Specialist Post Qualifying Social Work award in Children & Families (Portsmouth University, 2002)
  • Post Qualifying Social Work Award in PQ1 - Level 6 (Bournemouth University, 2001)
  • Diploma in Social Work -DIPSW in Professional Social Work qualification (Southampton University and CCETSW, 1998)
  • MA in Social Work Studies (Southampton University, 1998)


  • Health & Care Professions Council, Registered Social Worker (1998-),