As we come to the end of #MensHealthMonth we would like to shed a light on a few things in relation to men in the social care sector. Firstly, we want to celebrate the contribution of the male workforce to the adult social care sector. Thank you to all the males working within the social […]
If you are not aware, social workers have one week left to re-register with Social Work England! The deadline is 30th November 2021 and SWE urges social workers not to leave this to last minute, so make sure everything you need to do is complete or you may risk being removed from the register.
Over the last few months, some light has been shed onto the growing issue of extreme underpayment for our essential social care workers in this country. A recent report by Community Integrated Care (CIC) in their “Unfair to Care” campaign has revealed that these frontline heroes are, on average, paid up to £7,000 a year […]
“For progression and development you want to be permanent.” 💼 Considering taking on a #permanentjob in #socialwork, but not familiar with the ins and outs of a long-term role? Let Lauren talk you through it! 💪 In this video Lauren answers the following questions: 1) Why would you recommend switching from Locum to Perm Social Work? (00:08) 2) What is […]
Over the last few weeks/months, Ulster University has been conducting the second wave of a wellbeing survey for Health and Social Care professionals. Research found that the wellbeing of social workers, who were the ‘foremost’ among participants has decreased since the first wave of the study, with results suggesting that those working in the social […]
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 […]
Good Afternoon, Her Majesties Government updated their guidance around Coronavirus (otherwise known as COVID-19). Although this does mean there is a change in phases from “containment” to “delay” it is important not to be panicked or alarmed by this development. However, we would like to request you do take this seriously and ensure that you follow Government guidance […]
It has been a very exciting start to the year here at SP, with so much going on we wanted to keep you updated and in the loop with all the developments, so here are our highlights… Frontline Stories Last month saw us launch our very own podcast! Podcasts have grown massively in popularity with […]