Social Media

Sometimes in our careers we end up in a place in which we never planned to be, a bit like driving up a cul-de-sac and having to do a U-turn to get out of it. How on earth did we get here? It’s quite possible that this question is pointless.…
The closing date for presentations and worshops for this year's Social Work Action Network Conference is nearly upon us. If you would like to get involved, the closing date is January 31st. The conference, now in it's 10th year, is on the theme: 'Social Work in a ‘cold climate’: fighting…
The Scottish Government is supporting its ‘Whole Systems Approach’ by funding training for youth justice social workers on an enhanced training course in Systemic Practice and Family Interventions. The course is professionally accredited by the Association of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (UK) and is delivered by the FAMILY THERAPY…
The Child Abuse Review journal have issued a Call for Papers for the Special Issue 2015 on Children's Safeguarding and Domestic Abuse. Child Abuse Review is an interprofessional journal for research, practice and policy in the field of childhood harm. It has an international reputation and includes a wide range…
Moving Up is a programme for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) leaders from a wide variety of care backgrounds that sets out to harness the full talents that BAME staff bring to the workplace, with a new and inspiring approach to leadership development. Candidates will already have experience managing…
55 qualifying social work degree programmes have met the high standards required to qualify for College endorsement – a key aspect of sector agreed reforms for social work education, aimed at driving up professional standards. TCSW’s Chief Executive Annie Hudson said: "College endorsement of qualifying programmes is an important step…
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and NHS Education for Scotland (NES)  invite you to take part in one of the Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) practice learning and sharing events taking place in February 2014. The events will take place in:     Glasgow – 3 February     Aberdeen –…
Branding is no longer just for companies, products and services, if it ever was just for them. ‘Personal brand’ has become an increasingly common phrase and for good reason. Just as more traditional branding helps organizations to draw market awareness, public recognition and customer loyalty to them, building your own…
Many people tend to coast through their careers, from the time they leave school or university and get their first job to the time they retire. Although they go to work day in and day out and do what they’re paid to do, they aren’t really conscious of their career…
The College of Social Work (TCSW) has published good practice advice for social workers working with people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions to help improve standards following the Winterbourne View case. The good practice guidance was drawn up in collaboration with members of the service user community, the…
Social workers are among the least happy in the UK when it comes to their career progression, according to research by specialist recruiter Randstad Care. In a survey of over 2,000 British workers, only 38% of the UK workforce said they were content with their career progression. But only 34%…
PePLE is a new resource for the training and continuing professional development of social workers that can be used with flexibility to fit in with the operational demands of workplaces. The resources can be used to support independent study or existing employer led provision. About the PePLE project This project…
Page 10 of 11