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Dr Susan Hollinrake

Associate Professor (Social Work)

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Dr Susan Hollinrake

School of Social Sciences and Humanities

T: 01473 338535


Sue is an Associate Professor who currently teaches on the BA (Hons) Social Work Programme within the School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Sue worked as a social worker and then manager for many years in local authority social services departments. She began her social work career as a generic social worker, before developing a specialist role as a social worker with children with severe learning disabilities and their families in a special school setting. Sue pursued this specialism and became a team manager of a team for Children with Disabilities before becoming a service manager (Children with Disabilities). Following this, Sue moved into professional education as a senior lecturer in Social Work at Suffolk College. She led the BA Social Work Degree Programme at the University of Suffolk (formerly UCS) from 2010 to 2017 and became Associate Professor in 2015. Sue has been an External Examiner for two social work qualifying programmes in the UK until recently.