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.
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.