60 seconds with Michael Murphy, Senior Lecturer in Social Work

By Aug.14, 2016

mm1.What is your position within the School?

Senior Lecturer

2.How long have you worked in the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences, University of Salford? 

12 years

3.Which building are you based in?

Allerton Building, C603

4.Why did you choose to work within the School?

I had been associated with the School of Social Work for over 20 years. This was an opportunity to undertake interesting research and join a fascinating (PQ) programme.

5.What is your most memorable moment of being in the School?

Too many to choose one.

6.What is your biggest dream?

To do useful research and to help social workers with practice.

7.When you are not at work what do you do to relax?

Cycling, reading and Music.

8.What was your first job?

Unqualified Social Worker in Kidsgrove in the 1970s.

9. What has been your greatest achievement?

My children.

10.What would make your job easier?

The reduction of unhelpful bureaucracy.

11.Finally, what one piece of advice would you give to students/colleagues?

Go beyond form filling – develop your understanding of best practice.

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