Social Work England, the non-departmental public body being set up to become the new regulator of social workers across the country, has launched its first major consultation on the rules and standards it will set for the profession. The consultation is open to everyone – including social workers and people with lived experience of social […]
Welcome to Social Work England
Every day, social workers support millions of people to improve their chances in life.
Social Work England is a specialist body taking a new approach to regulating social workers in their vital roles.
We believe in the power of collaboration and share a common goal with those we regulate – to protect the public, enable positive change and ultimately improve people’s lives.
We’re currently looking for a range of exceptional people to help build our organisation.
The consultation on rules and standards is now live until Wednesday 1 May at 5pm.
The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) is the current regulator for social workers in England.
- HCPC website (External link)
Every day, social workers support millions of people to improve their chances in life. Social Work England is a specialist body taking a new approach to regulating the profession. We believe in the power of collaboration and share a common goal with those we will regulate—to protect the public, enable positive change and ultimately improve […]
Those of you browsing our channels might have noticed that we look a little different. To give you some context, Social Work England is set to become the new specialist regulator for social workers following legislation announced last year. We have been building our organisation from the ground up in readiness for when we will take over responsibility from the current regulator, […]
Not a day goes by when I don’t still think about the family of six brothers and sisters in care who were my first case as a young social worker in Ireland many years ago now. I was their 13th social worker, they lived separately in a variety of foster and residential placements, and they […]
Our guest blog this month is from Lyn Romeo, who has acted as Chief Social Worker for Adults since September 2013. In this role, Lyn continues to champion the highest standards of person-centred practice, continuing professional development and social work’s capacity to transform lives for the better. In this blog, she explains her involvement with Social Work England, […]