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Vacancies on "Social Work's Place in Emergencies and Disasters" (SPEDI) Special Interest Group

Interested? please get involved!

We currently have opportunities for BASW members to be part of this group which supports the role social workers play during disasters.

The group will meet regularly (online) throughout the year and members will support the priorities which include :

  • Development of learning opportunities for other social workers.
  • Contribution towards better responses and practices.
  • Influencing of policy-making and legislation.

If you are a BASW member from England, Wales or Northern Ireland and are interested in filling one of the following vacancies we’d like to hear from you:

  • Social work practitioner 
  • Social work student
  • Social work academic

There are also vacancies for service users with lived experience of an emergency or disaster.

If you would to be considered for membership for this group, please email us by midday on 02/10/2020 detailing your experience of this area and interest in the group at: – If you are an BASW England member – If you are a BASW Northern Ireland member - If you are a BASW Cymru member