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Have your say on how Social Work England operates

BASW England is asking members for feedback on the new regulator’s framework

Social Work England (SWE) have launched their first public consultation on Social Work England’s appointment rules, which form part of the legislative framework underpinning the work of the organisation.

SWE will be the new, specialist regulator for all child, family and adult social workers in England. 

The new regulator will be an independent public protection body, setting professional, education and training standards for social workers – replacing the current regulator, the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in 2019.

Share your views with BASW

BASW England would like you to feed into our consultation response by sharing your thoughts to help shape the way SWE operate.  We are keen to hear your views on: -

  • The appointment of advisers
  • The establishment of panels of advisers
  • Requirements and restrictions in relation to those appointed as case examiners, investigators and adjudicators for fitness to practise proceedings
  • The role of inspectors appointed to inspect courses of education and training

How to get involved

If you would like to be part of a collective voice and have your say with BASW, please first download and read the following documents:

…. then email Wayne Reid at with your views before 12th December 2018.  

We will develop a collective response based on our members views and share this with you on the BASW website.