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North East Jobs Website

North East Jobs is the best location to find public sector vacancies in the North East of England. With North East Jobs you can search and apply online. Registration is free and takes a few minutes.  Once you’ve registered you can improve your job search by creating a Talent Profile and sign up to receive…

Changes to the PCF: What’s the Crack?

Here at NESWA HQ, we are always keen to keep on top of new legislation and changes to key guidance in the world of social work. It has recently come to the attention of our Regional Placement Coordinator (well done Helen!) that the PCF (Professional Capabilities Framework) refresh, KSS/PCF mapping statement and new domain descriptors were…

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 who operate within the adults and children’s social care sector. This Learn to Care study event aims to provide information, support and networking opportunities through a blend of key note…

Extending Voice & Autonomy through Participatory Action Research – 16th November

Our partners at Durham University are hosting a full day event on Friday 16th November entitled ‘Extending Voice and Autonomy through Participatory Action Research: Ethical and Practical Issues. The ideal of participatory action research is to address inequality by involving people experiencing marginalisation, whose voices are often silenced or unheard, in the process of knowledge…

Critical reflective practice programme

For team managers and/or social workers who are responsible for supervising qualified social workers Working in partnership with This programme aims to transform ways of thinking, and being, at all levels of the organisation. It explores how a critical reflective mindset can be created in the workplace. It will involve working with senior managers to…

“It’s Hitting People That Can Least Afford It The Hardest”

A social study into the impact of Universal Credit in the North East has been published in partnership by a number of North East Organisations, including Teesside University and Gateshead Council, who are formal partners of NESWA. The report goes into detail regarding the process of Universal Credit, which was introduced by government in April 2013…

Co-Production a Better Route to Impact? – Tuesday 20th November

Service User Co-Production and Participation in Mental Health – Tuesday 20th November, 9:00-12:00 Room 5, The Durham Centre, Belmont, Co. Durham, DH1 3TN Participation, user led, collaboration, co-production are all common terms used to describe the involvement of people in learning, teaching and research. This masterclass will explore the meaning of these around the blurring…

Get Into Social Work – Sign up today!

We’re delighted to let you know about our ‘Get into Social Work’ programme beginning in September at Teesside University. Spread across three days, potential students are invited to join us to find out what it’s like to complete a social work degree, and what the career of a social worker really involves. Research indicates that there…

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…

Caring Dads Training

Caring Dads’, is a multi-agency approach to addressing men’s abusive and violent behaviours within families. It has been developed in Canada and has been adopted in a number of places in the UK and Europe. The model involves a 17 session programme for men, support for women and children and collaborative case management. in February…

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Becky Dunn
Workforce Development & Customer Relations Manager

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