The latest social work news, updates, and events including what’s happening in the world of children’s social work.

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018

What a fantastic celebratory evening at the Social Worker of the Year Awards on Friday 30th November in London. Social Workers all over the country work tirelessly to help and support vulnerable children and families and it’s fantastic to see their hard work acknowledged and celebrated at such a prestigious national awards event. Children’s Social Work Matters were proud sponsors of the ‘Newly Qualified Children’s Social Worker of the Year’ category, for which gold and s...

Help to create Social Work England

Social Work England is currently developing its identity to become the new specialist regulator for social workers in England. They are working with Hemingway Design to develop their visual identity and values. As part of the design and build of their new organisation, they...

Step Up To Social Work: Dates and Course Requirements

Details for the next cohort of the Step up to Social Work fast-track training programme have been released. The next round of applications will open in February 2019, with successful applicants beginning their training in January the following year. Potential applicants can register via the <a href="https://form.education.gov.uk/en/AchieveForms/?form_uri=sandbox-publish://AF-Process-fa20ee1c-a61f-4313-9e6c-26e77de9e1da/AF-Stage-9f56526a-c53a-4185-822f-c9c9066cbcd5/definition.json&redir...

CSWM to sponsor Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018

Children’s Social Work Matters (CSWM) is delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Newly Qualified Children’s Social Worker of the Year’ category at this years’ prestigious national Social Worker of the Year Awards. Children’s Social Work really does matter and that’s why the 15 local authorities / trust across Yorkshire and the Humber came together to work in this unique way. Collectively we are tackling the misconceptions of CSW, raising the image of the profession and attracting more...

LGC Awards 2018 - Celebrating the best in local government

LGC Awards 2018 Results Last night, on March 21st 2018, Children’s Social Work Matters attended the LGC Awards 2018 ceremony as we were shortlisted for the prestigious LGC 2018 Award in the Public-public partnerships category. We were thrilled to have been recognised by these important awards, and although we didn’t win it was a fantastic achievement to have been shortlisted and a great opportunity to raise awareness of the work we are doing. Since establishment in...

Social work quiz - World Social Work Day 20th March 2018

North East Lincolnshire social work team is hosting a social work quiz on Tuesday 20th March to celebrate World Social Work Day. The quiz will begin at 11am, in the West Wing on the 2nd Floor, with teams of 4-5 people. Prizes will be given out for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. There will also be a competition to celebrate supporting community and sustainability. The competition asks you to write a 500 word piece on a time you utilised communitites, families and their networks to promote the safety...