The King’s Speech (07 November) has outlined the government’s legislative plans for the upcoming year. It was confirmed that there would be no further reforms to the Mental Health Act 1983 before the next election. This means any reforms would have to be delivered by a new government. The conservative government were […]
So, you’ve got an interview coming up for a new social work role and want to gauge the quality of management? Having a caring, supportive, and motivating manager is key to enjoying your job role. It is said that people leave managers not jobs so it’s important you know that your new manager will be […]
Many agency workers are advised by colleagues or friends to work through an umbrella company, but what does this mean? We have asked our recruitment consultants the most frequent questions that they get asked when it comes to umbrella companies and answered them below.
We all feel doubt and imposter syndrome sometimes. Even with such a rewarding job such as Social Work, being sure that your work has made a real impact can sometimes be hard to do, this might be because you do not keep in contact with your clients after they leave the service, or you work […]
67% of social workers who responded to Community Care’s survey said they often miss their lunch breaks. While this happens to everyone now and again, it should not be a regular occurrence, even in a high-pressure, high-workload role such as social care.
Feedback is crucial to social work practice; it promotes personal and professional growth by helping you identify what aspects of your practice you need to work on. Keep reading to see more reasons why feedback is important, how to ask for it, who to ask for it and what to do after receiving it.
The social work profession is all about dedicating yourself to the community to enhance human well-being and help individuals meet their basic and complex needs. If you’re looking for a career that is rewarding, has a meaning, action and diversity then social work could be your calling. Keep reading to find out more about the […]
Want to ace your next social work interview? Having an answer to some of the most common questions you may be asked is a great way to boost your confidence, get rid of those pre-interview nerves and land yourself your next dream role in social care. Check out a list of the most common interview […]
Social workers completely dedicate themselves to public service and play a vital role in helping to protect vulnerable adults, children, and families. With long working hours, stressful situations, complex cases and what can sometimes be distressing home visits and assessments. The impacts of these situations mean that we often neglect our mental wellbeing in order […]