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A career on the line

Hundreds of social workers have now faced the conduct machines of one of the UK’s regulators and BASW’s Advice and Representation Service has supported many of them through the process. Offering an insight into the regulatory process and the experience of facing a conduct charge and supporting a social worker in this position, A&R officer John Heath draws on the case of a manager whose  conduct was the subject of a GSCC hearing, with her reputation squarely on the line.