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Social work

Information, guidance, resources and accredited training to support social workers

Social work advice and best practice

Our collection of key advice and support for social workers.

Named Social Worker

Pilot project to assess how a named social worker can contribute to better outcomes for adults with learning disabilities, autism or mental health needs.

Social work recording

This resource aims to support social workers and other social care staff to improve recording skills – how you write down what you have seen and done, your analysis of that, and what you plan to do as a result.

Shared Lives resources for social workers

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Shared Lives Plus to produce and disseminate additional resources to help local authorities and other partners to grow Shared Lives Plus across the UK.

Training and CPD for social workers

We have a range of CPD-accredited training for social workers, including how to comply with Care Act, assessment and eligibility and strengths-based approaches to social work.