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Social Workers

This page contains information for social workers working in Devon.

The Social Work Task Force recently published its report on the future of social work.  If the recommendations are fully adopted there will be a significant change in the world of social work, including a National College of Social Work, and a clearer career structure. As a result of the report Devon County Council will implement a new Social Work Career Structure in line with the National Social Work Taskforce recommendations.

The ACS Social Worker Network has had a number of local and county wide meetings including an opportunity to hear Neil Thompson speak. There are more network dates planned for the coming year – please use the online booking system to reserve your place.

In addition there is a forum for social workers on the Devon Learning Network  This is an opportunity to share news and views, discuss cases or anything else relevant to social work. Please sign up and have your say!

The British Association of Social Workers provides advice, information and support to social workers. The Website contains a wealth of information.

Information and resources for newly qualified social workers image - PDF icon (70KB - pdf help)