BASW

BASW & Social Work England – Appointment Rules Consultation

Social Work England (SWE) have launched their first public consultation on Social Work England’s appointment rules, which form part of the legislative framework underpinning the work of the organisation.   SWE will be the new, specialist regulator for all child, family and adult social workers in England.  SWE will be an independent public protection body,…

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Social Work England – What Difference will you See?

NESWA can confirm that BASW North East Branch will host a seminar on the incoming Social Work England in the new year. It is anticipated that in 2019 Social Work England will be the new, specialist regulator for all child, family and adult social workers in England. Join BASW North East Branch, Skills for Care,…

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NESWA’s Big BASW Update

As a Social Work Teaching Partnership, we always try to keep up to date with what is going on nationally and we remain in constant dialogue with BASW regarding the changing landscape of social work and how it will impact the North East. To that end, we have the following information to share regarding upcoming…

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BASW UK Standing Conference For Social Work 2018

BASW have announced that The Standing Conference on Social Work is on 30/10/18 in Birmingham (please see the below flyer). They are looking for practitioners, students and managers to engage in discussions about sector issues on the day. Furthermore, BASW have confirmed that they are able to reimburse travel costs. The event has been organised as an opportunity…

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BASW Events coming up this October!

BASW (British Association of Social Workers) are running a series of national events throughout October across a wide range of social work topics. Below are links to further information on each including an event being hosted here in the North East on Wednesday 31st October. Please follow and share:

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Stockton Swoop Second Place in BASW Poster Competition

  You may recall that a little while back, NESWA shared a post on the website and twitter regarding a poster competition organised by BASW? Well…one of our regional partners decided to take on the challenge and finished in second place! In August 2018 Susan Rutter (Principal Social Worker) submitted a poster on behalf of…

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Social Work on the Airwaves – Radio 4 & BASW team up

NESWA has been made aware of a proposed project between BASW and BBC Radio 4 around Social Work and the pressures that we regularly face in the profession. Radio 4 are interested in running a news programme on social workers keeping diaries of their activities over a number of weeks.  The idea would be to…

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PEPS Refresh – BASW wants to hear your views!

Following the completion of the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) refresh, BASW England will now also be undertaking a refresh of the Practice Educators Professional Standards (PEPS) and would welcome your involvement and support. Please view the following link for more information and share with your contacts and networks: https://www.basw.co.uk/media/news/2018/sep/get-involved-refresh-peps. This is an important opportunity for…

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Action for Care-Force Wellbeing

Launch Event 10th October 2018 (1:30-5pm) For booking and enquiries please contact: godfred.boahen@basw.co.uk William Penn Suite, Friends House, 173 Euston Road, Euston, London NW1 2BJ Action for Care-Force Wellbeing (ACW) is a collaborative network of professionals from the NHS and social care who represent a wide range of key UK caring professions (Nursing, General Practice,…

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