BASW Council vacancies

Guidance for candidates

BASW Chair

The Chair of BASW is elected to lead the Association and to chair Council, the governing board of Directors of BASW. If you can demonstrate effective leadership, chairing skills, the ability to engage with and represent members, a wide understanding of the profession, the ability to represent the association in diverse forums – and have the dedication needed to make a difference to social work and people using social work services – this could be a role for you.

BASW Vice Chair

The Vice Chair of BASW will support the Chair in leading the governing body of the Association. They will be a Director and Honorary Officer of the Association.

PEHR Committee Chair

The Chair of the PEHR Committee is an Elected Director and sits on the governing body of the Association as well as chairing the PEHR Committee.

Elected Directors

Elected Directors do not have a fixed committee role or portfolio but play a key part in setting the direction of the Association through being part of Council and other responsibilities and portfolios of activities relevant to their interests and expertise.

Committee vacancies

Scotland (SASW) Committee vacancies

An exciting opportunity has arisen for five SASW members to join the Committee in Scotland – including the role of Chair. We welcome applications from all parts of the sector including those working in diverse settings.

BASW Cymru Committee vacancies

Following more successful developments for BASW Cymru, there are vacancies for three new committee members.

BASW England Criminal Justice Policy, Practice & Education Group

The PPEG provides an expert focus for social workers who have an interest in criminal/youth justice. There are various opportunities for continuous professional development for members and to expand the knowledge base in this domain.

Professional Social Work Editorial Advisory Board

Applications are invited from members, ideally with experience of youth justice, interested in joining the Professional Social Work Editorial Advisory Board.Board members are not expected to have knowledge of publishing, just an interest and enthusiasm for the magazine and its development.

Other vacancies

Mentoring roles 

Are you a BASW member with experience of workforce development and are keen to extend your skills and CV through mentoring?  BASW England are now looking to recruit five new mentor volunteers for the service.