Do you have excellent communication, negotiation and listening skills?

Are you able to provide swift, practical advice or extended support on employment issues to members?  

Are you able to work at a fast pace, with complex, varied and interesting issues and problems?

Are you a skilled registered social worker with employment law knowledge who has the confidence and experience to represent and support members through a variety of internal processes and conduct hearings with regulatory bodies.

As a BASW Advice & Representation Officer, and when it is safe to do so, you must be prepared to travel extensively.  It is expected that you will work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented in key roles across social work. We would welcome applications from minority backgrounds to join the team. 

At BASW, we know that recruiting the best talent for the Association means accessing the widest possible pool of people.   

We anonymise application forms during shortlisting to ensure that applications are assessed without any consideration of applicant’s name, personal characteristics or cultural background. A Panel of people score each application against the demands of the role as detailed in the person specification.    

Applications must be submitted by email, no later than 10am on 14th April 2022 to  We do not accept CV’s.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to virtual interview which is currently scheduled for 27th April 2022

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Person Specification

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