Professor Jill Manthorpe
Director, Social Care Workforce Research Unit
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 1683
Professional background and areas of interest
Jill is Professor of Social Work at King's College London, Director of the Social Care Workforce Research Unit and NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus.
In 2013 Professor Manthorpe continued a Senior Leadership programme funded by the NIHR with Ashridge Management School. She is involved in advisory work for the Department of Health on several subjects and works closely with several social care employers to link research and practice.
In the past year she presented research findings to international conferences in the United States, Malta and South Korea; she also travels widely in the UK to speak with local and regional networks, mainly through Making Research Count. She works on a number of Unit studies that are funded by the Department of Health and also on other studies funded by the NIHR with Unit colleagues and other research teams.
Within King's College London, Jill supervises post-graduate and doctoral students.
Jill is a Trustee of the Centre for Policy on Ageing and Patron of the Greater London Forum of Older People.
Prof Manthorpe was made Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in March 2015.
Prof Manthorpe's publications