Call for Social Workers to make a difference to the lives of children in Doncaster

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust is calling for social workers to join and help support its ongoing response to provide vital support for our children, young people and families across the borough. The Trust is hosting an online information event on Thursday, 13 August, from 7pm to 8pm. The event is open to all passionate social […]

Social Work England CPD Update and Support

Activating your online account If you haven’t activated your account, please follow the instructions in the image below. If you cannot remember the email address you used with the HCPC or this has changed, please get in touch with SWE and they can update this.                     […]

Social Work England: 18% of social workers have recorded CPD, four months out from deadline

Regulator says it is still confident that all registered practitioners will record professional development on online accounts by 30 November, amid risk of removal for those who do not.   Eighteen per cent of social workers in England have recorded continuing professional development (CPD) on online accounts, four-and-a-half months out from a deadline to do […]

Welcome to North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC)

North Yorkshire is a thriving county which is adapting to our changing world.  We wanted to share with you our recent ‘journey’ (before and during Covid-19) which has resulted in NYCC being amongst the top performing County Councils in the country. This has been reflected in a number of accolades: Ofsted praised NYCC for their […]

Wakefield Children’s Services Careers

We know social workers are amazing people – working in challenging circumstances to deliver the best support to help children and families thrive. That’s why in Wakefield we’ve got the pieces in place to support and reward social workers. After all, they’re at the heart of everything we do.   Why choose Wakefield? Social work […]

SWE Blog: Social Work Reflections on Racism and Inequality

This thought-provoking piece by Ahmina Akhtar, Social Work England’s Regional Engagement Lead for Yorkshire & the Humber, looks at how her experiences growing up as a woman of colour in the North of England motivated her to challenge inequality and ultimately led her to pursue a career in social work. Ahmina discusses how the critical […]

Improving Lives Campaign: New Case Studies

As the next phase of our Improving Lives campaign begins, a new group of social workers in Yorkshire & the Humber have shared their stories to highlight what day-to-day social work practice is really like, and the difference it can make to vulnerable children and families across the region. In the first of these, Laura […]

What is social work like during the pandemic?

COVID-19 has led to major changes to daily life for people all over the world. As a people-focussed profession, social work practice has been affected by social distancing and lockdown measures which prevent practitioners from meeting service users directly. Charlotte Young, an Advanced Social Work Practitioner with Sheffield City Council’s Children’s Disability Service, has documented […]

Make a key difference in the lives of children in Doncaster

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust is calling for experienced social workers to support its ongoing response to provide vitals support for our children, young people and families across the borough. The Trust are seeking committed individuals to help them continue their journey to ‘outstanding’ as they work with vulnerable people who need a little bit of […]

Social Work Together Campaign

The Department for Education, the Department for Health and Social Care, Social Work England and the Local Government Association are delighted to introduce the Social Work Together campaign. This campaign is designed to support former social workers return to practice so they can help communities through the Covid-19 pandemic. We have been working in partnership […]