Independent Social Workers (Scotland)
SASW has a contact network of Independent Social Workers, who support and advise each other predominantly by group e-mail. They also highlight and provide evidence on issues SASW can take up on their behalf, and meet on an ad hoc basis at the Edinburgh Office.
The issues for independent registration and CPD in Scotland as well as cross border working, can be quite technical, depending on the field of work, and many members have found this resource very valuable.
We have also been able to take up issues on their behalf with employers , where an individual may have found themselves identifiable and vulnerable.
To become part of this network, be consulted, express you opinion or be kept informed of events and developments please Email Us
SASW calls for “informed debate” to address challenges raised by Accounts Commission
22nd September 2016
The outstanding achievement of social workers in Scotland was recognised when Children and Young People Minister Aileen Campbell presented the SASW Social Work Awards on Tuesday.
16th March 2016
Social Worker Ruth Stark, former SASW manager, BASW member and member of the IFSW Human Rights Commission, gives her response to Martin Narey's review of social work education.
18th March 2014
As the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA) publishes its annual report and statistics, SASW Manager Trisha Hall assesses what the findings say about social work.
6th November 2013
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