Social work provides a challenging but rewarding career. The social work programme encourages new trainees to enter the profession and qualified practitioners to return to the sector.
Support is provided to increase the confidence and capabilities of newly qualified social workers and help frontline managers improve their leadership, management and supervisory skills.
This section contains information about joining the sector.
Information about the new cohort of the Step Up to Social Work programme.
Multi-page article 25 March 2013
Answers to common questions about the Step Up to Social Work Programme.
FAQ 14 March 2013
Overview of support package to encourage registered and experienced social workers to return to front line social work practice.
Multi-page article 04 February 2013
Routes to becoming qualified as a social worker.
Multi-page article 26 April 2012
Common questions about returning to social work answered.
FAQ 02 April 2012
Support for developing skilled and confident front line social work managers.
Multi-page article 02 April 2012
Overview of the demands, skills and tasks invovled in being a social worker with children and families.
Multi-page article 30 March 2012