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 […]

Complexity, Reflection and Learning from Practice: Celebrating Social Work Practice & Values

A must read for all students and qualified Children’s Social Workers, this book is a beautiful and powerful collection of practice narratives contributed by social workers with diverse experiences, areas of specialisation, length of experience and at different stages of their careers. These are powerful practice experiences around complexity, reflection, learning from mistakes and growth […]

Social Work England update about coronavirus (COVID-19)

Social workers protect millions of people every day. You are more important than ever during the unprecedented emergency response required for COVID-19. We know that this is a time of increasing anxiety for you both professionally and personally with the value of your work recognised in the government’s list of key workers. We want to […]

World Social Work Day – 17th March 2020

  This year’s World Social Work Day is themed around human relationships and the key role they play in social work practice. As a people-focussed profession, building supportive relationships with people is at the heart of what we do.   It’s not just relationships within families that help them to thrive – the relationships professionals […]

York Children’s Social Services Open Day

Children’s Social Services at York City Council’s are hosting a careers open day on Tuesday 3rd March. They are currently recruiting to several posts in Children’s Social Services, from Newly Qualified Social Worker to Team Manager.   If you’re interested in applying to any of these roles, this is a great opportunity to meet the team […]

Social Work England national advisory forum

Social Work England are currently recruiting for their national advisory forum, which will provide expert advice, support and challenge to SWE’s work and how they achieve their objectives. You can find further info on

Sheffield launches UK’s first Child Health Technology conference as plans for world leading Centre for Child Health Technology gather momentum.

Sheffield is set to host the first Child Health Technology conference (CHT2020) in the UK in May 2020. This pioneering conference will bring together healthcare professionals, industry, engineers, designers, academics, and patient representatives around one of the most exciting and fast moving fields in healthcare today. With an impressive speaker line up across two days, […]

Recruitment Open Day For Social Workers

Social Workers looking to join Doncaster Children’s Services Trust are invited to an open recruitment event in Thorne on Thursday, 13 February from 5.30pm to 7pm. The event is a chance to learn more about children’s services in the borough, speak to current social work staff, tour one of the localities and find out more […]

Twilight class to mark World Social Work Day

‘Promoting the importance of human relationships’. Our theme for this event centres on women’s homelessness, adoption and issues for birth parents. You are warmly invited to attend a twilight event to mark World Social Work Day on 17th March, organised by the Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield.   Guest Speakers: Professor Anya Ahmed, University of […]

Social Work England – Social Lives survey

Social Work England are committed to developing a deeper understanding of social work by gathering data and intelligence about the profession and people’s experiences. This will help inform their work, keep it relevant and make sure it’s grounded in the values that underpin social work. In order to do this, SWE are starting the new […]