Natalie qualified as a social worker in April 2021 and shares her experience of the Step Up to Social Work alongside advice for others looking to join the programme or current undergraduates.
Social work: the profession
Blogs written by professionals about their work as a social worker, including best-practise examples, learning and development and introductions to upcoming practise models.
Isaac graduated from the Step Up to Social Work programme this year and shares his journey throughout the training programme.
I am writing to personally thank you for your continued commitment to the vital work you do every day to support the most vulnerable children and families. I am grateful for your unwavering resolve to transform lives in what continues …
Children and Families Minister, Will Quince, has written about the vital work of social workers - who he says are unsung heroes.
Mandy Goodenough, Principal Child and Family Social Worker for Leicestershire County Council, discusses how the local authority celebrates examples of great social work practice.
Karen Jones is a Communications and Marketing Manager for Children's Social Work Matters. Here, she reflects on how Yorkshire and Humber's regional partnership has evolved over a decade.
David Neal talks about his involvement in developing a CPD framework that uses NAAS.
Read how 4 Teaching Partnerships are working to secure a steady stream of high-calibre social workers to the frontline.
Libbi Aldred, Developing Together: Social Work Teaching Partnership, discusses the benefits of getting involved in the programme.
Caitlin Neal reflects on her experience with the Social Workers in Schools team and her work to support the wellbeing of social workers in Harrow.