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Social Work England
A specialist regulator focused on enabling positive change in social work
Every day, social workers support millions of people to improve their chances in life. We are taking a new approach to regulating social workers in their vital roles.
We believe in the power of collaboration and share a common goal with those we regulate—to protect the public, enable positive change and ultimately improve people’s lives.
Former social workers ready to return to essential roles in response to Covid-19 pandemic
The powers allow us to bring back over 8,000 temporary social workers to help during the coronavirus emergency.
The Department of Health and Social Care and the Department for Education have published guidance relevant to the social work profession.