Darlington-Borough-Council

About

Darlington Borough Council is an active stakeholder in the North East Social Work Alliance (NESWA). Through our strong links with Teaching Partnerships, supporting students to gain placement experience in our experienced and innovative Social Work Teams across Children and Adults Services, to our strong involvement in regional initiatives and groups.

NESWA has also helped Darlington in strengthening our Practice Educator process, supporting our x3 year plan/programme and ensuring that the role flourishes across teams.

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Paige Thomason
Principle Social Worker

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Martin Webster
Workforce Development

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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…

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Social Work England – Have Your Say on its Identity!

Social Work England is the new national body that is being developed to represent social work in England and they are asking for your views…

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Prison – No Place for Old Men – Monday 10th December

A short workshop, which aims to explore the position of the ‘older’ prisoner in relation to health and social care provision, recognising how people over…

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NESWA Annual Appraisal Tool Mapped Against the KSS – Use it Today!

NESWA has been developing a number of pieces of work that aim to ensure that the Knowledge and Skills Statements (KSS) are firmly embedded within…

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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…

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Systems Centred Theory – Free Workshop for Social Work Practitioners & Students

GAPS (Groups for the Advancement of Psychodynamics and Psychotherapy in Social Work) are hosting a free workshop in Newcastle this Friday!! (2nd November) Research shows…

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Shining a Spotlight on Suicide Prevention

Within the field of social work, and every increasingly in modern society, the topic of mental health is debated with various focus such as work-based…

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National Learn to Care Annual Study Day – 26th November

We are delighted to invite you to join your colleagues at the Annual study day for workforce development leads, principal social workers, commissioner’s et al…

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An Introduction to Families, Drugs and Alcohol – Thursday 22nd November

Balance is offering a free one day accredited course delivered by Adfam, a national charity which improves life for families affected by drugs and alcohol,…

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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…

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