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, …
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.
Principal Social Worker, Sam Clayton OBE, reflects on the changes to social work practice since COVID-19 and why trusted relationships are key to working through the pandemic.
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.
From November the blog will be available to all child and family social workers to share good practice, resources and guidance across the entire children’s social care profession.
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.