My ten years as a social worker
Read the latest blog post from our social worker of the year and Committee Member, Ian Jeffries, who reflects on his ten years in the profession.
BASW responds to the 2018 Autumn Budget
BASW sees the Budget as another missed opportunity for the Chancellor to fully realise and address the unrelenting demand and chronic challenges facing a social care system close to breaking point.
Social Workers Praise Action to Improve Staff Safety
The British Association of Social Workers Northern Ireland (BASW NI) has warmly welcomed plans, announced today by the Department of Health, to help protect social workers from violence and abuse. In...
BASW & SWU launch Working Conditions survey 2018
The 2018 edition of the UK Social Workers: Working Conditions and Wellbeing survey by Dr. Jermaine Ravalier from Bath Spa University – co-commissioned by Social Workers Union (SWU) and the British...
Professional Working Conditions
BASW and SWU are campaigning for improved working conditions are half of UK social workers intend to leave the profession. Find out what we are doing in Scotland.
BASW Cymru learns how to play the political game
A unique training session saw the BASW Cymru team ally with seven other organisations to improve their political leadership
Social Workers Brief MPs on Funding Challenges
The British Association of Social Workers Northern Ireland (BASW NI) has met with an influential group of backbench MPs to highlight challenges facing the social work profession. BASW NI National...
BASW England webinar on renewals now available for members
BASW recently held a webinar on the final HCPC renewals before Social Work England takes over as regulatory body for all social workers.
BASW and RiPfA launch projects to develop practice in adult social care
BASW, RiPfA and DHSC announce further investment in two CPD projects for social work with older people and adults with learning disabilities.