From October this year, the ‘Social Worker’ blog will be changing its name to ‘Children’s Social Care and Support’ blog. The blog will be for all those working across children’s social care and support, in such areas as social work, …
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.
Jenna Kovacs, a Fostering Social Worker in Sunderland, talks about her role in supporting foster families and why she loves being part of a carer’s fostering journey.
Fostering Team Manager, Helen Milliken, and Caitlyn, a member of the Durham Children in Care Council Group tell us about their work with foster carers.
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.
As part of Foster Care Fortnight (10 – 23 May), we spoke to the Fostering Team at Durham County Council about what it means to be a foster care social worker.
Darlington Ihenacho, Vice-Chair of the Principal Social Worker Network, shares his advice for giving the mental health and wellbeing of social workers the attention it deserves.
Denise Green, a Senior Social Worker in Barnsley's Disabled Children’s Team, reflects on her experience of practice during the pandemic and shares her advice for social workers.
Lee Pardy-McLaughlin OBE has spent the last 25 years working across children’s services. Here he shares his passion for the profession and why it's time to celebrate social workers.
The PSDP aims to provide high-quality CPD to social workers who are responsible for supporting and developing the practice of others. Here Suzi Rockett and Lisa Thornton share their experiences of being on the course.