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Search the register

You can search for a registered social worker by their first name, last name, town of employment, registration number or any combination of those.

What is the register?

Social work is a regulated profession. This means that to be able to practise as a social worker in England, individuals must be registered with Social Work England. Once registered, all social workers are listed on our public register. The register is a statutory list of individual social workers who practise in England. It provides assurance that the people who practise as social workers in England have the right skills and qualifications and are capable of safe and effective practice.

Guide to the register

If you have any questions about the how to search the register or need help, please read our guide to the register.