Dr Stephen Stericker

Dr Stephen Stericker

Director/Lecturer in Social Work

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work


  • PhD
  • BA
  • MA (University of Warwick)


Having qualified as a social worker in 1988, Steve has extensive experience in the fields of child and family social work and mental health. He has worked within local authority adult and children’s services and occupied senior management and regional quality improvement roles within the NHS and NICE. Steve was previously a Local Authority foster carer and he also provides supported accomodation for young people leaving care.

Steve is a practice educator and is the Programme Director of the Social Work Apprenticeship programme.

Recent outputs

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Book Chapter

Sustainable Hospital Transformation and Beyond

Stericker, S., & Lawson, D. (2019). Sustainable Hospital Transformation and Beyond. In Hospital Transformation: From Failure to Success and Beyond (107-122). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15448-6

Research interests

Steve completed his PhD in Social Work in 2010, focussing upon inter-professional collaboration in child and adolescent mental services. His research interests include implementation science, evaluation research, inter-professional working and integrated models of care. Steve joined the University in September 2019