Social Workers need some peace and quiet

Social Workers need some peace and quiet When I first started out as a Social Worker I used to try and work the nine to five. I thought to myself...

Give Social Workers just a little more time

Give Social Workers just a little more time There’s an old song that goes “give me just a little more time” and, in the more manic days at work,...

Am I the only Social Worker who feels like this?

Dear Social Work Tutor… Am I the only Social Worker who feels like this? I have been a qualified social worker, working in adult social care for almost five years and...

Yes, self-care is important, but so is employee care

Yes, self-care is important, but so is employee care You’ve heard myself and others bang on about it many a time but, for the sake of setting the tone,...

There’s more to Social Work than just Child Protection!

There's more to Social Work than just Child Protection! Everyone has their reasons for going into Social Work, and most revolve around the notion of wanting "to help people”. Everyone’s...

Social Workers need to start taking self care seriously

Social Workers need to start taking self care more seriously Self care is something that we tend to take for granted in Social Work and that is a great...

Our Adult Social Care system is in crisis

Our Adult Social Social Care system is in crisis In light of recent comments made by the Red Cross about them supporting A&Es, the BBC is quoting that: "NHS England...

You know you’re friends with a Social Worker when…

You know you’re friends with a Social Worker when… You always get asked how you’re feeling Your Social Work friend was probably one of the most caring people you knew...

Five myths about Social Workers

Five myths about Social Workers Social Work is an easy option and not a ‘proper job’ There are lots of people out there who seem to think that Social Work...

We must stop blaming women for being the victims of domestic...

We must stop blaming women for being the victims of domestic abuse Before I became a Social Worker I genuinely believed that domestic abuse was becoming a thing of...