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In this video three social workers tell us about their experiences of their individual roles and how they have changed as a result of the Children's Social Work Matters programme.
Hear how it feels starting out in Yorkshire and the Humber.
"After three years of training, it was great to put everything I'd learnt into practice."
"I left an office job behind that just wasn't stretching me, to a more rewarding job within the child protection team and now I'm working with disabled children."
"There are so many different roles within Children's Social Work, no day is ever the same."