The Humber Social Work Teaching Partnership Conference 2022

Hull City Council are pleased to account their first CPD event through the Humber Social Work Teaching Partnership. Taking place on Wednesday 22nd June via Zoom, the agenda is as follows: 9.30 – 11.30 Sarah Naish and Sarah Dillon Healing children through therapeutic parenting 9.30 – 10.30 Bryony Shannon Why Does Language Matter? 10.30 – […]

Social Work Week 2022 – Programme of Events

Social Work Week – 14th – 18th March 2022   Social Work Week 2022 – main programme For more information or to book a place on a session, please visit the SWE Programme page.   Monday 14 March 10am to 11am: Social Work Week 2022 opening session – Co-production: it’s everybody’s business If you’re interested in […]

Hull receives positive Ofsted report following monitoring visit

Ofsted has published findings of a monitoring visit into children’s social care in Hull, focusing on children in care. Inspectors visited Hull on 18th and 19th November which followed a previous two-day monitoring visit in June, which reported improvements in services for children in need and those subject to a child protection plan. A full […]

Put down roots with Doncaster Children’s Services Trust

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust are calling for social workers to join their growing team and help make a difference to the children, young people and families in Doncaster. Launching the new year with a new campaign the Trust is encouraging social care colleagues to ‘Put Down Roots With Us’ through a series of videos, sharing […]

Wakefield Council – where social work thrives

Ofsted inspectors recently acknowledged the significant transformation that has taken place at Wakefield Council to ensure that children and young people are ‘at the centre of all practice’. Believed to be one of the most successful improvement journeys carried out, the Council’s Children’s Services have now been rated as ‘good’ with ‘outstanding’ leadership, just three […]

Social Worker of the Year Awards: Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Twelve outstanding social workers, organisations and social work teams from across the country have been recognised for their exemplary work over the past year at the virtual Social Worker of the Year ceremony. Hosted by the BBC journalist and presenter, Ashley John-Baptiste, who has personal experience of the care system. The awards provided a much-needed […]

A Decade of Children’s Social Work Matters

Ten years of working together to tackle social work’s biggest challenges After ten years being one of the UK’s largest collaborative social work projects, Children’s Social Work Matters, we’re looking back and reflecting on the journey so far. “Yorkshire and Humberside has faced a number of challenges, but we have recognised them, and we are […]

Independent Review of Children’s Social Care: Have your say

The forthcoming Independent Review of Children’s Social Care will be a landmark development for the sector in England, with the potential to shape social work policy and practice from the national level down to day-to-day work. As part of this, the team behind the review have published the Case for Change, which lists the biggest […]