Are Employer Standards and Supervision making a difference to your workplace?
BASW is urging members to take part in a survey to find out if new standards – setting out clear expectations of employers for helping you in your work – are operating effectively. The Advisory...
Children and Families Bill and Independent Social Work Expertise - letter to your MP template
Write to your Member of Parliament to express concern in the loss of valuable expertise independent social workers bring to the family courts.
SWU - Social workers share the NHS culture of bullying and fear and it must end
As the Government response to the Francis report into care failings at Mid Staffs hospitals is published, the Social Workers Union has echoed the call for whistle blowers to be protected, and said...
BASW Cymru members told about benefits of specialist teams and direct payments
Managers operating in the increasing number of specialist teams can be far more effective in supporting colleagues than those in generic departments, Phil Evans, Interim President at the Association...
If it's easy, you're doing it wrong, social workers in Wales told
Social workers at BASW Cymru’s World Social Work Day (WSWD) celebrations in Cardiff were told to resist enforcing decisions they believe are wrong, and to take whatever steps they can on behalf of...
BLOG: NIASW goes to India and Norway to celebrate World Social Work Day
NIASW celebrated World Social Work Day on 19th March 2013 at Titanic Belfast.
SASW says welfare reforms are stigmatising the most vulnerable
Vulnerable people are being “stigmatised” by welfare reforms supported by a public which does not understand their implications, social workers warned.
Scotland’s children’s minister uses SASW event to attack welfare reforms
Scotland’s children’s minister Aileen Campbell used the Scottish Association of Social Work’s (SASW’s) annual awards event to call on Prime Minister David Cameron to rethink welfare reforms, which...
SASW Awards honour superb social work practice
Tribute was paid to the “life changing” work of social workers at the Scottish Association of Social Work Awards yesterday.