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

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 and director and find out more about the service....

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 <a href="https://www.socialworkengland.org.uk/about/what-we-do/our-national-advisory-forum/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.socialworkengland.org.uk/about/what-we-do/our-national-advisory-forum/&source=gmail&us...

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, the fully immersive innovation hub offers delegates a showcase of all the latest devices in child health technology. The c...

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 about the opportunities for career progression with the Trust. There are currently a number of opportunities for experienced social workers within the Trust. There a...

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 Salford Dr Kesia Reeve, Sheffield Hallam University Hannah Gal,...

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 decade with a series of research projects, the first one being run in partnership with the Guardian and conducted by Ipsos Mori (open now until 31 Jan). The So...

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 &...