About this project

This was a joint project delivered by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and the British Association of Social Workers (BASW).

It forms part of the wider Building a Digitally Ready Workforce Programme and was funded by Health Education England, and supported by NHS Digital.

Project team

BASW: Ruth Allen, Godfred Boahen, Luke Geoghegan

SCIE and SCIE associates: Ewan King, Nimal Jude, Iris Steen, Jennifer Collieson, Shirish Gandhi, Christina Webster

Associates: Amanda Taylor-Beswick, Queens University Belfast (formerly University of Central Lancashire)

Advisory Group

The project was supported by an Advisory Group, chaired by Dr Denise Turner, Senior Social Work Lecturer, London Metropolitan University. The following organisations contributed to the Advisory Group. Other individuals and organisations contributed via online surveys, telephone calls, meetings and focus groups.

The group also included experts by experience: an adult carer, and an adult and young person with experience of using social work services.