You may find it useful to have at hand:

  • Your work contact details (if currently working)
  • Registration number (if a qualified social worker)
  • Bank details (if opting for Direct Debit), or a Debit / Credit Card

If you choose a working category of membership, you will also be offered the opportunity to join the Social Workers Union or add an Independent Basic or Independent Plus package.

BASW Membership is available to qualified social workers, or students studying for a recognised social work qualification; the membership team will check applicant qualifications.  

If you are not a qualified social worker or are not studying to become a social worker, but are interested in an Associate BASW membership, please contact the membership team on 0121 622 8401.

If you have any queries about joining BASW, contact the Membership team (telephone 0121 622 8401). 

Existing members

Please contact the Membership team (telephone 0121 622 8401) to notify us of changes

Membership rates effective October 2021 to September 2022