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International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge

As you all will know, today is International Women’s Day, with this year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge – which focuses on women in leadership roles and how we can work together to ensure that we call out inequality and bias in our lives and the workplace. While 83% of social workers are female, women in all industries, […]

A Lockdown Update from Chris

Yesterday the Prime Minister announced another full nationwide lockdown affecting all of us in a variety of ways… One constant, however, has been those of you who continue to provide services for the sick, vulnerable, and in need, and who continue to deliver key services to the public. Unfortunately, we’ve seen first-hand the effect that […]

Lockdown 2.0

When we wrote about our slow return to the offices back in July, we didn’t think we’d be writing another update from home with the whole team back working remotely….yet here we are.   During a time where we all feel rather uncertain, and maybe even uneasy, we have tried our best to keep things […]

Exclusive CPD Offer for SP Candidates

With time running short for QSW’s to evidence their CPD for the Social Work England re-registration, Social Personnel are offering our working candidates discounted CPD training to help get you on your way. We pride ourselves on our continuing support for our Social Workers and we have been able to get this at a discounted […]

Petition – Salary Parity for Social Work Staff

Social Personnel have been proactive during the Covid-19 pandemic, attempting to the raise the profile of frontline Social Work staff as part of our #ThankYouSocialCare campaign. These individuals have been vital in providing frontline services to the most vulnerable in society, during one of the most challenging periods in our recent history. While the NHS […]

Working to a New Normal

The Covid-19 pandemic, in certainly my generation has been one of the greatest challenges to the UK. Since lock down on the 23rd March, the countries landscape has changed dramatically, and as we begin to see some resemblance of normality the long terms effects that it will have on the country and population moving forward […]

Kindness Matters…

It’s the theme for this year’s mental health awareness week. It’s something that is so simple yet often forgotten – how many of us grew up with parents telling us “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all?” I imagine this theme comes from the increasingly cruel online world we have today, with […]

A few words from Chris on Covid-19

We asked our Group Commercial Director, Chris Griffin, how he is finding everything around the current situation – ‘We are in unknown territory… the Covid-19 crisis is the biggest and most extraordinary challenge to face the UK since the Second World War. However, despite the impact on our livelihoods, the economy and the health of […]