With 6 years’ experience, a senior social worker in London discusses the day to day variety of child protection and the complexities of supporting families on the frontline.
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.
Colum Conway, Chief Executive for Social Work England, and Isabelle Trowler, Chief Social Worker, discuss the launch of the very first Social Work Week 2021.
Rashida Baig MBE, Head of Social Work with Families at London Borough of Croydon, shares her advice for professional growth in the COVID-19 recovery period.
An advocate for continuing professional development, Rachel Culverwell shares her advice for taking the NAAS assessment and why she believes it’s a means of championing the profession.
As a NAAS Practice Educator, Patrick's work centres around putting social work education and professional development at the heart of achieving positive change for children and families. Here he shares Plymouth's approach to bringing life to the PQS through young people’s stories.
Essex social worker Christina Addenbrooke shares the learning and development benefits of combining her year in employment with NAAS accreditation.
Craig, Deputy Team Manager for Adoption in Wigan, reflects on his feelings of responsibility to complete NAAS and why it might open opportunities in the future.
Social workers make important decisions about children and their family lives. It's skilled work that demands the same level of attention as other professions. The outcomes are just as important. Read why Jacky Tiotto thinks national accreditation has the potential to strengthen and grow the social work workforce.
Encouraging team development whilst supporting children and families is no easy task. Loredana Grigore shares her approach to NAAS and why putting social workers first, is the best course of action.
Preparing for the National Assessment and Accreditation System (NAAS) can be daunting. Kellie, an Advanced Social Work Practitioner for Bury, shares her top tips for approaching the assessment.