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, …
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.
The Chief Social Workers in England are working together to implement the social care WRES. Here, Isabelle Trowler reflects on the importance of the WRES and empowering all social workers, regardless of ethnicity.
Philippa Shoesmith, Workforce Development Manager, shares Stockport Council’s journey to provide the best possible experience of digital placements to students during the coronavirus pandemic.
Isabelle Trowler, Chief Social Worker for Children and Families, reflects on her plans for World Social Work Day 2021 and expresses her admiration and respect for everything that social workers do.
Farrah Khan MBE and Sharon Davidson, co-chairs of the Principal Child and Family Social Worker (PCFSW) Network, share the values that inspired them to become social workers and reflect on the power of the relationships they have built with families.
Sonia Mahay, Service Manager in Wolverhampton, reflects on being a social worker during the pandemic and shares her tips for maintaining wellbeing while working remotely.
Farrah Khan MBE and Sharon Davidson, co-chairs of the Principal Child and Family Social Worker (PCFSW) Network, discuss the importance of forging a strong female partnership and the friendship they found along the way.
As the Step Up to Social Work programme opens for 2021 applicants, current students share their motivations for joining the course and their experiences so far.