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Northumbria University Social Work Conference – Thursday 27th September

Challenges and Opportunities in the Changing World of Social Work Lecture Theatre 022, Clinical Skills Centre, Northumbria University, Coach Lane Campus, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Northumbria University is hosting a Social Work conference this September with a focus on the challenges and opportunities facing practitioners working within a local, national and global perspective. The university is keen for…

Middlesbrough Council Social Work Practice Conference – Friday 23rd November

Middlesbrough Council invites you to join them at their Social Work Practice Conference to celebrate social work in Middlesbrough. The conference will consist of 2 half day sessions beginning at 9am and 1pm at Acklam Green Centre, Middlesbrough TS5 4JS and includes: • Key note speaker Paul Nixon (Chief Social Worker, New Zealand) • Presentations…

Social Work BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Social Work is the essential first step to becoming a qualified Social Worker. When you have graduated you will be eligible to register as a social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council. Social Workers improve the lives of a huge range of people. You could work with people with learning difficulties,…

Skills for Care

Skills for Care helps create a better-led, more skilled and valued adult social care workforce. They provide practical tools and support to help adult social care organisations and individual employers in England recruit, develop and lead their workforce. Their experts are available now to provide bespoke support to your organisation. Visit Skills for Care

Life Changing Moments – Pauline’s Story

Hear from Social Work student Pauline Richardson about her experiences at the University of Sunderland and the disability support she received. Visit University of Sunderland

Every Day is Different…

The Department of Health and Social Care have partnered with Skills for Care to launch a new campaign around recruitment into Adult Social Work. In adult social care, no two days are the same because supporting people of different ages, with different abilities and needs, means making a difference in all sorts of roles. You…

NESWA Practice Education Conference 2019 – Save the Date!!

NESWA Practice Education Conference ‘Innovation, creativity and partnership: exploring regional developments in Practice Education’ Friday 22nd March 2019 The Dryden Centre, Gateshead   The NESWA team are excited to announce the first details of next year’s NESWA Practice Education Conference 2019. Last year’s inaugural conference proved to be a big success for the Teaching Partnership…

NESWA Admissions Workshop – 10th July

The NESWA team are delighted to confirm that we have set up a workshop on 10th July around Student Admissions and the experience of students with additional needs, both during the admissions process and whilst on placement. The session will draw upon a report produced by research conducted by Tara Peters, who conducted a student…

The Social Work Whisperer

This website has been created to engage with issues of interest to service users and carers, student social workers, practitioners and researchers. It is curated by the Service User Committee for social work education at Northumbria University and is intended to provide resources for service users and carers, students and practitioners. All contributions are welcome: please…

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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