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 […]

Largest ever intake for ‘Step Up to Social Work’ commences

Last week the University of Salford welcomed its largest ever intake on the Step Up to Social Work programme. The course began with a full day at the Salford Innovation Forum, attended by 103 students in total from across Manchester, West North Yorkshire and Yorkshire & Humberside. The Department for Education launched Step Up to […]

Social Work England Confirms New CPD System

Social Work England has confirmed changes to how CPD for social workers will be regulated this year. As part of the new annual registration system, all social workers will be required to register some CPD through their online account when they renew their registration. This is a significant change to how CPD was handled under […]

Social Workers honoured at national awards ceremony

Seventeen inspiring social workers, teams and organisations from across England have been recognised for their contribution to the profession after winning top awards at the national Social Worker of the Year Awards on Friday 29th November 2019. The prestigious Social Worker of the Year Awards ceremony took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London […]

Social Work England is now the new specialist regulator for social workers

Social Work England has now taken over from the Health and Care Professions Council as the new specialist regulator for the profession. Social work is about people and social workers support millions of people across the country every day. The purpose of Social Work England is to regulate the social worker profession so that people […]

South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership

Social workers looking to progress their careers in the profession can take advantage of Lincolnshire County Council’s alliance with The South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership (SYTP). The SYTP is a partnership between the following institutions: University of Sheffield Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield City Council Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council […]