I am pleased to write a small piece from my own lens, the lens of a black, young, educated woman who has been a qualified social worker for over a decade.
A group of neurodivergent social workers have started work on a new employers’ pledge to celebrate neurodiversity in the profession.
Two social work students have been presented with special awards for their campaign to secure bursaries for students on placements in Scotland.
The highlight of the Durham Miner’s Gala weekend was the launch of the GFTU Educational Trust’s new training programme.
Labour Party leadership urged to look again at plans for Government as social workers are not mentioned once in the 86-page “National Policy Forum” report.
SWU and SASW will work with our members and colleagues in professional bodies, other unions, and affiliates to accomplish sustainable changes.
Over three-quarters of social work roles are not offered on a part-time or flexible-hours basis, although there has been a slight increase in rate since last year.
A group of neurodivergent social workers is calling for fellow professionals to join them in adopting a new employers’ pledge to celebrate neurodiversity in the profession.
The momentum of the England student bursary campaign is growing with over 250 signatures.
The special BASW NI Community of Practice with SWU was an excellent discussion on future campaigning and models for working together.