The Social Care Sector COVID-19 Support Taskforce: final report
BASW England provides an initial response to the taskforce report
SASW to take part in a sponsored 24 hour digital blackout for Challenge Poverty Week
The team at SASW are taking part in a sponsored 24 hour digital blackout on 10th October as part of our programme for Challenge Poverty Week. So no phones, tablets, digital TV, smart watches,...
SWU AGM Friday 25th Sept 2pm - 3.30pm (SWU Members Only)
SWU members please have a look at our Annual Report and once more it has been a busy and successful year for SWU. Paying an additional £25 guarantees that employers accept A&R representation...
A short questionnaire for members about BASW in the next phases of the pandemic
Dear member Since mid-March and start of the Covid19 crisis, BASW has transformed how it works, in line with government and scientific guidance. We have moved most of our existing services and...
Building a Fairer Society: One vote at a time
If you wish your voice to be heard, if you aren’t registered - register to vote now and encourage others to do the same
Vacancies on "Social Work's Place in Emergencies and Disasters" (SPEDI) Special Interest Group
Interested? please get involved!
'Words of Hope 2020' poetry evening.
BASW England Support for Words of Hope online poetry event in support of World Suicide Prevention
Deputy Chief Social Work Adviser with Scottish Government
The Scottish Government is recruiting for a 24 month secondment for the position of Deputy Chief Social Work Advisor.
Priority testing for social workers
Social workers, along with colleagues in health, social care, and other vital key workers should be included with priority groups who can expect coronavirus testing. Recent reports show an expected...
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work Association welcomes AGM motion
The Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work Association moved for BASW to support its aim to improve the profile of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities within social work context
Chief Social Workers Write Open Letter to Social Workers and Social Work Students
View and download the letters from Mark Harvey and Fran Leddra Joint- Chief Social Workers for Adults and Isabelle Trowler Chief Social Worker for Children and Families Open letter to Social Workers...
BASW England consultation on the future of adult social care
BASW England adult social work group responded to the Parliamentary Health & Social Care Committee Social care: funding and workforce Inquiry 30 July 2020
Update from SWU / BASW Austerity Action Group
We have had discussions around the limitations of virtual meetings, online campaigning, and also maintaining interactions, highlighting the positives of user-led community groups emerging from the...
Secondee Opportunity Scottish Government: Age of Criminal Responsibility
The Scottish Government is recruiting for a Professional Adviser Secondment as part of the Age of Criminal Responsibility Implementation Team.
BASW AGM: Motion 11
By BASW Council BASW members can provide comments on motions ahead of the AGM on Tuesday 15 September. Please view the short film presenting this motion, read the motion text and scroll to the...