Blog Updates

A chat with Chris about our podcast!

This week, our Commercial Director Chris chats about the amazing social workers he and Lawrence meet through our podcast, Upfront About Social Work. Make sure to check out the new season below and keep an eye out for new episodes every two weeks!

Key Worker Vaccine: What it means and where to look for information

This week it was revealed that those working on the frontline have been targeted with misinformation about the Covid-19 vaccine. In the midst of the pandemic and with all the difficulties it brings, spreading fear and misinformation can be incredibly damaging to the mental well-being of our key workers, especially those who work so hard […]

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 […]
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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 […]

Update: Coronavirus/Covid-19

The Covid-19 crisis continues to provide challenging circumstances in which to undertake our roles and has had a wide reaching effect on everyone regardless of their socio-economic status or employment. However, it has disproportionately affected Key Workers and we feel that it is especially important to say thank you for all of your work so […]