Are you a social worker with lived experience of mental health issues?
The Scottish Government is looking for social workers with lived experience to help inform the work of the Workforce Specialist Service as they continue to develop it
Help us honour black history month
SASW and the University of Edinburgh are looking for video contributions from black and minoritised ethnic social workers as part of an event they are holding for black history month.
Influencing and shaping the global profession
BASW update on our key priorities under the banner 'What We Stand For'...
BASW ENGLAND SURVEY: Making vaccination a condition of deployment in the health and wider social care sector
BASW England are asking members to take a survey which will help us formulate a response to government proposals
Social Workers Union (SWU) celebrates 15,000-member milestone
SWU, the UK’s only specialist union for social workers, has now grown to over 15,000 members.
Friends, Families and Travellers launch suicide prevention study
On Friday 10th September, Friends, Families and Travellers launched a study which seeks to uncover suicide prevalence and causes in Romani, Traveller and nomadic communities in England, Scotland and...
Supporting you as you support others: Social workers professional support service growing from strength to strength
Designed by and for social workers, provides a trusted space to work through and think about positive solutions for professional and personal challenges with an experienced ‘coach’
Government responds to BASW/SWU ‘Assaults on social workers’ petition
Together, BASW and SWU will continue to campaign for social worker safety in the workplace.
Autumn and Winter Plan September 2021
We maintain our position that the priority must be people’s wellbeing not making space in hospitals.