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The first steps to building an efficient and proportionate fitness to practise process

I’m delighted to join Social Work England as executive director of fitness to practise at such a critical time in our journey to become the new specialist regulator of the social work profession in England. I have worked in health and social care regulation for over ten years and have contributed to a range of […]

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Our Identity

Social Work England are delighted to announce the appointment of  Hemingway Design to develop our visual identity and communicate our mission. Hemingway Design are a multi-disciplinary design agency committed to working with people through co-design and listening. They have a unique philosophy that sits well with our ethos –  “design about improving things that matter in life”. Hemingway […]

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The Chair’s update

I was delighted that Parliament approved regulations to give Social Work England the opportunity to pioneer new approaches that will bring significant improvements to the way social workers are held to account, supported and recognised for the vital work they do for the most vulnerable people in our society. The regulations provide a strong foundation […]

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Welcome from the Chief Executive

I am delighted to be appointed as the first Chief Executive of Social Work England. As a registered social worker and someone who has led the professional regulator for social work in Northern Ireland for the past 5 years, I know first-hand the complexity and challenge in social work as well as its reward and […]

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Welcome from the Chair

I am delighted to be appointed as the Chair of Social Work England and I am grateful for all the messages of support that I have received. To be successful and effective, SWE must have the confidence of the public.  I am determined that in setting standards for the profession we will provide assurance for […]

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