Marisa De Jager


Marisa is a registered social worker with statutory operational & strategic management experience. She is passionate about effective social work practice, has a commitment to continuing professional development, investment in practice and building on transformational strength-based and reflective practice models that ensure prevention, diversion and intervention opportunities making a difference to children and young people’s lives. She has strong experience working with stakeholders, including service users, carers, families and communities to deliver change and quality improvements across systems.

Marisa designed and now leads the Nib SharedVision social work and safeguarding improvement programs across the public sector. She regularly undertakes safeguarding reviews for the private, public, charity and museum sector. She leads, motivate and inspire social workers and others across organisations ensuring the services provided are effective and responsive.

Marisa is also an approved ISO 9001 QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (Certification number 3433) for assessing quality management systems. She has a longstanding interest in innovation and finding more effective ways of protecting children and vulnerable adults. She is the main architect of the national and international #voc #childsvoice (Voice of the Child) campaign on social media platforms.

Marisa has presented at several national and international conferences including BAPSCAN in the UK and ISPCAN in Canada and The Hague. She currently has various contracts Nationally relating to the above reflected in the "work experience sector" on linkedin.

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