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A Christmas message from the Social Workers Union (SWU)

Each and every one of you has come together as social workers to achieve exceptional things while looking after your families, supporting your colleagues and investing in your communities.

A Christmas message from the Social Workers Union (SWU):

Dear Members,

This has been a difficult year, more so for some than others. Despite this, each and every one of you has come together as Social Workers to achieve exceptional things while looking after your families, supporting your colleagues and investing in your communities. As we come to the end of this unquestionably memorable year, I wanted to say, thank you. Thank you for everything you have done in 2020.

As another year comes to an end, I would personally like to thank the engine of SWU which is the hard working, knowledgeable and skilful Advice and Representation team who are by far the reason a lot of members join SWU and BASW.  No other organisation or union can guarantee that you will have a Social Worker providing advice and, if needed, representation at the highest level.

We are obviously doing something right as we have now reached the 14,000-member milestone which is another great achievement – please spread the word about the only specialist union for Social Workers.

Have a great festive break and somewhere there will be Social Workers working hard over the festive period providing a side to Social Work that the public rarely sees or media reporting on the great work we do 24hr 7 days a week 365 days of the year.

John McGowan

General Secretary, Social Workers Union (SWU)

John McGowan, General Secretary, Social Workers Union (SWU)