Social Workers Deeply Concerned at Damning United Nations Report on Poverty
The British Association of Social Workers Northern Ireland (BASW NI) is deeply concerned at the findings of a highly critical report by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and...
Top 10 Research Priorities for Adult Social Work Research
BASW England members have been directly involved in this work and we call upon social workers and the wider social care sector to share and discuss these priorities.
BASW England statement in response to LGA ‘The Lives We Want to Lead’
BASW England welcomes the outcome of the consultation led by the Local Government Association (LGA) titled “The Lives We Want to Lead”. As we await the delayed government green paper, it is essential...
Professional working conditions
BASW NI is campaigning to ensure social workers are protected from intimidation, threats and violence
Have your say on how Social Work England operates
Social Work England (SWE) have launched their first public consultation on Social Work England’s appointment rules, which form part of the legislative framework underpinning the work of the...
BASW welcomes ADCS’ report on children’s services
BASW supports today’s report, Safeguarding Pressures, from the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ACDS) that highlights the serious challenges facing children’s services and increasing...
Concern from BASW Criminal Justice over first Secure School
Both the BASW Criminal Justice; and Children and Families; Practice, Policy and Education Groups (CJ and F&C) are most concerned to read that the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is to establish the...
BASW Chair blog: Gerry Nosowska
“I’m not leaving till I’ve joined” – some of the feedback I experienced at Community Care Live shows why BASW is so relevant
BASW and RiPfA seek social workers to help develop Capabilities Statement and Professional Development Pathway
BASW and RiPfA are seeking two social workers working with people who have learning disabilities to join the Stakeholder Reference Group to oversee this project.