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Burnout in Social Work

The speed of burnout in social work is currently estimated at around 8 years, with more and more social workers having to take long term sick leave or changing professions as a direct result of the pr read more

The speed of burnout in social work is currently estimated at around 8 years, with more and more social worker read more

Social work books – recommended reading list

as experienced social workers and practice educators, we've been asked by a number of student social workers to compile a list of recommended social work books. read more

as experienced social workers and practice educators, we've been asked by a number of student social workers t read more

Social Work Basic Court Skills: What you need to know

If you work in the world of child protection, at some point in your career you are going to come into contact with the court system. It is an inevitability. In this blog, we will give you my top 5 tip read more

If you work in the world of child protection, at some point in your career you are going to come into contact read more

Communicating with Children

Good communication is central to working with children, young people, their families and carers. It involves listening, questioning, understanding and responding to what is being communicated by child read more

Good communication is central to working with children, young people, their families and carers. It involves l read more

Seven reasons to become a social worker

If you want an in-demand career that lets you make a real difference in the world, there’s never been a better time to become a social worker. If you need a little persuasion, here are seven reasons read more

If you want an in-demand career that lets you make a real difference in the world, there’s never been a bett read more

My Social Work Story Series: NQSW’s journey to Social Work

As we welcome final year students into the social work profession, this social work story explores a newly qualified social workers journey so far. read more

As we welcome final year students into the social work profession, this social work story explores a newly qua read more

Communication in Social Care

In health and social care, communication is ultimately the bedrock of everything that we do. We know that communication is essential. It provides us with the opportunity to ensure that our actions ar read more

In health and social care, communication is ultimately the bedrock of everything that we do. We know that comm read more

Better Investment in Lone Work Required for Social Workers.

A survey, conducted with over 200 Social Workers, has highlighted the increasingly apparent problems surrounding arrangements in which staff are expected to work alone. The survey also draws particula read more

A survey, conducted with over 200 Social Workers, has highlighted the increasingly apparent problems surroundi read more

What is at the Core of Social Work.

We explore what is at the core of social work. read more

We explore what is at the core of social work. read more

“My Social Work Story” Series: Happy social workers do exist.

I am in a settled team which hasn’t had a vacancy in forever, there’s a mix of ages, some with 20-years experience, some been at it for 5 or 6 years. They are all so very different in their approa read more

I am in a settled team which hasn’t had a vacancy in forever, there’s a mix of ages, some with 20-years ex read more