The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) outlined how it operates and how social workers can seek its support and protection.
This free event organised by IPSO, SWU, and BASW will help social workers understand press regulation and editorial standards.
This event will help social workers navigate the complaints process if they are the victims of unfair reporting by journalists and learn how media guidelines work to protect the public.
Social workers deserve a safe and healthy workplace and SWU will continue to campaign for this on behalf of our members, and to fight for better resources for people who use social services.
Let’s talk about stress and burnout in social work.
All social workers and social work students in the UK are welcome to attend this free online advice and representation session.
A group of practising social workers – who are all in the process of overcoming adversity in the workplace – explored the commonalities between their issues in a recent webinar organised by the SWU Campaign Fund. Social worker, Lisa Fitzpatrick, Read more
Wednesday 2nd November 2022 at 6pm on Zoom The Social Workers Union is hosting a webinar exploring the stepping stones that social workers can take in the fight for decent working conditions. This webinar organised by the SWU Campaign Fund will take place Read more
Watch the latest Talk to SWU workplace issues webinar that we hosted during World Social Work Month on March 29. Our Advice & Representation panel answered live questions from Social Workers and Social Work Students across the UK about part time working, contract variation, menopause, secondment, bullying, and more:
This SWU funded workshop was a brilliant opportunity to engage over 100 young people with political literacy Shout Out UK facilitated a workshop on the afternoon of July 13th for the Social Workers Union (SWU) to talk with the Bishop Read more