I first visited the Steel City when I was 17. I had friends who were keen snowboarders, so I spent many Friday evenings on the dry ski slopes looking down across the city. It was in my final year of law school, at University of Sheffield, that I fell in love with this fantastic, hilly […]
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 closed on Wednesday 1 May at 5pm. Find out more.
The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) is the current regulator for social workers in England.
- HCPC website (External link)
Social Work England will be holding a board meeting on 3 May from 10:30am-12:30pm at our head office – 1 North Bank, Blonk Street, Sheffield, S3 8JY. Social Work England is committed to openness and transparency, and the public are welcome to attend and observe the board conducting its business in an open session. By […]
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 […]
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, […]